power plant repair

Troubleshooting: Control Rod Cooling Fan Vibration

Our EMDS (Electrical, Mechanical Diagnostic Services) division is very well known for troubleshooting customer’s problems. We hope you like this upcoming series in the newsletter that will be dedicated to the analysis of unusual problems that are encountered in the field. With everyone looking up problems on I phones and Google, a lot of these customers are helpless because information like this is not out there on the internet. We handle the problems that may have never been seen before. Our first troubleshooting issue shows the need to understand several things. When troubleshooting (nuclear, radiation, organic chemistry, and mechanical response dynamics) [...]

Troubleshooting: Control Rod Cooling Fan Vibration2020-03-11T17:53:16+00:00

Power Plant Outage

A power plant in Indiana had Horner recondition 6 large motors during an outage they had in April. The Power Plant is a coal fired electric generation plant. The key component of the power generation plant is the boiler, and is also called the steam generator. The essence of the power generation plant is to create the steam in boilers. This steam is sent at high pressure to a turbine that generates electricity. The coal is first crushed into small particles using equipment called pulverizers. A joint effort between the Terre Haute Shop, the Washington St. shop, and field service helped [...]

Power Plant Outage2019-09-18T15:37:39+00:00