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Steel Mill Cooling Tower Fan Support

            Multiple Horner Industrial Divisions worked together to secure a fan on a cooling tower for the Steel Mill customer. Air conditioning equipment and industrial processes can generate heat in the form of tons of hot water that needs to be cooled down. That’s where an industrial cooling tower comes in. Overheated water flows through the cooling tower where it’s recirculated and exposed to cool, dry air. Heat leaves the recirculating cooling tower water through evaporation. This is called evaporative cooling. The colder water then reenters the air conditioning equipment or process to cool that equipment [...]

Steel Mill Cooling Tower Fan Support2024-02-28T10:27:27-05:00

Hardwood Manufacturer 50″ Fan

A hardwood flooring manufacturer contacted Horner about repairing a 50” Fan. With help from Indianapolis Field Service, Horner Fan and Fabrication had a 3 day window to repair this 50” fan wheel. This was the main dust collection fan for the plant. The structure around this fan made it very challenging to remove. The fan is inside the plant with structural steel above the fan and a concrete wall on two sides. After removing the insulation and the inlet fitting there was about 36” of space to maneuver this heavy wheel and 2-15/16” shaft out of the building. Once in the [...]

Hardwood Manufacturer 50″ Fan2023-03-15T10:31:14-04:00

Horner Industrial Group Helps Manufacturer After Dayton Tornado

On Memorial Day, May 27th at 11:30 PM, an F-3 tornado packing winds up to 140 MPH hit several homes and businesses in Dayton Ohio. One of the businesses was a manufacturer of specialty motors for the railroad industry. The storm tore off half of the roof and destroyed the walls, leaving the steel structure intact. (see photos) Two weeks earlier, Dave Whited ran into a previous co-worker that he had not seen in 20 years. Corky Compton was a winder at our Springfield repair shop prior to leaving our shop to be the winding supervisor at the motor manufacturer. Dave [...]

Horner Industrial Group Helps Manufacturer After Dayton Tornado2019-09-10T16:00:19-04:00
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