industrial fan repair

Cement Fan Repair

The Springfield Division received a call from a Cement Company just before the Memorial Day weekend, for help with a large 8’ diameter propeller style fan that self-destructed. The fan lost one blade and bent over 6” of the rest of the blade tips. Mark Russell and Kim Shellabarger had a meeting with the plant manager on Friday and learned that the request was for a “patch job” with no warranty, just to get them up and running until they could acquire and install a new fan. We were also informed of the high production loss per day, while this fan [...]

Cement Fan Repair2020-03-06T15:50:04+00:00

Cabinet Manufacturer “Boxed In”

When our customers are “boxed” in, Horner has the unique ability to assemble resources from Multiple Horner locations to get them back up and running. In this case, our customer literally makes thousands of boxes a year in the form of Kitchen and bathroom cabinets. As a major supplier to the (2) largest home improvement chains in the United States, that makes for a lot of Boxes! In this case, our customers largest exhaust fan drawing air off of their paint booths failed the Dodge 3-15/16 bearings on the 52” diameter fan. The air off the booths is run through a [...]

Cabinet Manufacturer “Boxed In”2019-08-29T16:18:44+00:00

Aluminum Manufacturer Exhaust Fan Build

Horner Fan & Fabrication had been involved with the rebuild and repair of an existing furnace fan earlier in 2018 at an Aluminum Manufacturer. The project was stressful due to time constraints and very expensive for the customer. This experience led Horner Sales to suggest to the customer that they needed a back-up plan in the event they had another fan go off line. This led the customer to approach Horner about building them a fan that could be used for just such occasions. The existing furnace units used at the plant were manufactured in Germany. Although the plant had many [...]

Aluminum Manufacturer Exhaust Fan Build2019-09-10T16:00:18+00:00

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+00:00