repair & Retrofit
arizona public service
As a part of environmental upgrades at the Arizona Public Service Cholla Plant, APS installed a wet-scrubber system which necessitated retro-fitting the Unit #1 chimney to accommodate the operational changes.
Consolidated Edison Company East River #4
Tear out of existing gunite lining. Sandblasting of all exposed interior steel surfaces. Application of a 2½” thick gunite lining including anchors. Installation of refactory anchors for the full height.
Consolidated Edison Company East River #2
The Facilities Manager at Brunswick General Hospital was faced with a dilemma. A redundant boiler chimney was in an unsafe and potentially hazardous condition.
The installation of new boilers at the Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Hospital meant the 150' tall radial brick chimney was no longer required. With the chimney located immediately adjacent to the boilerhouse, demolition using mechanical methods such as hydraulic breakers or similar techniques was not possible.
florida power & Light
A routine inspection of the 350’ x 24’-4” concrete chimney identified severe cracking and partial collapse of the pilasters on both sides of one of the flue opening in the brick liner. The restrict work space and precarious condition of the collapsing brickwork prevented personnel from attempting a piecemeal demolition.