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Cement Season at Horner

It’s cement outage season in Indiana with Horner doing work in Greencastle, Louisville, Logansport, Speed, and Mitchell IN. A Central Indiana cement plant is conducting their largest Maintenance and Repair outage in 20 years. They needed to replace an entire section of both the kiln and raw mill. The company brought in a 700-ton mobile crane to the plant site requiring 78 semi loads of support to set up. The time needed for these extended kiln and mill repairs allowed the customer to do all other outage work in the same 6-week timeframe. Washington Street, Terre Haute and HMS are all [...]

Cement Season at Horner2021-02-18T18:28:09+00:00

Wind Tunnel TGF 5000 HP Motor

A customer contacted us to work on a TGF 5000 hp motor.  Trisonic Gasdynamics Facility.  What in the heck is a TGF.  A wind tunnel.  The AFB tests airplane models in a wind tunnel.  The wind tunnel air speed maximum is mach 3.5.  The 10 stage Allis Chalmers compressor requires 8500 hp.  A 3500 hp wound rotor motor couples to a Falk gearbox with the 5000 hp synchronous motor. This job started with the Springfield field service department. Jim Delawder inspected and tested the motor, determining that rewinding was needed. John Franzer and Mike Harper presented a quotation for repair to [...]

Wind Tunnel TGF 5000 HP Motor2020-03-05T19:51:14+00:00
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