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 Motor2020-03-05T19:51:14-05:00

1500 HP Aggregate Mill Motor

A large aggregate company in Southern Indiana that Horner Industrial has serviced for years contacted Horner as they had a 1,500 HP 180 rpm Open Frame AC Wound Rotor/Synchronous motor that needed to be removed, rewound, and reinstalled. This motor was manufactured in the 1950’s and it was one heavy piece of iron. (42,000lbs) Once it was removed, transporting it posed a challenge to Horner’s Logistics Department as it had to be transported on a special “low-boy” semi-trailer due to its size. We had to make sure that it would pass under all the overpasses on I-65 from Louisville to Indianapolis. [...]

1500 HP Aggregate Mill Motor2019-09-10T16:00:16-04:00

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