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Francis Turbine Wicket Gate

These wicket gates for a Francis turbine direct high flowing water so that it hits the turbine blades at the most efficient angle. When not properly protected, these wicket gates suffer from constant erosion / corrosion. The majority of companies will discard their worn out wicket gates and then purchase very expensive new gates for their Francis turbine. Frustrated at continuously having to discard their…

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Roller Resurfacing

When machinery and equipment are inoperable and must be repaired frequently, it costs a company time, revenue and manpower. A major corrugated carton manufacturer in Columbia was continuously stopping production in order to repair their equipment. The manufacturer had to resurface their production rollers every 30 days. These constant repairs were necessary because if the roller diameters get too low, they need to be replaced…

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Concrete Footer Repair

One of the challenges building and facility managers face on an almost daily basis is how to keep the key components of their aging facilities operating economically. Often replacing a component isn’t possible due to the way the building is constructed around the part in question. Also, often the timeframe to get a new one isn’t practical. Even when a new component is available, once…

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Pintle Housing Repair

ENECON recently completed a project on a Military Sealift Command ship. The ship is a RO/RO (roll on/roll off), 954 feet long and a beam (width) of 106 feet. It is triple screw and has a displacement of 61,680 tons. Once dry-docked, the rudder was removed along with the associated hardware (pintle/pivot pins). While the ship was pier side, the pintle was clad welded and…

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Weather Protection Coating

These test panels were partially coated with ENESEAL CR so a small section of the test panels on the top and bottom were left uncoated. One of the test panels from the set was placed on an outside test fence and remained exposed to the weather continuously for approximately nine years. The other test panel was stored continuously in the ENECON Laboratory without exposure to…

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Cylinder Rod Repair

This cylinder rod is a part of the boom lift cylinder assembly of the Crane H.R.T –Grove RT 755. It is 6’’ in diameter and 3.5 meter in length. The relieve valve is adjusted to 2500psi. The chrome plated shaft experienced advanced pitting and the client needed to find a quick solution. Apart from the pitting, the chrome plating which was recently repaired, had failed…

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Digester Tank Cover Repair

Digester tank covers are placed on top of wastewater digester tanks and float on top of the liquid inside the tanks. The digester tank cover at this waste water treatment facility experienced corrosion damage over time due to the caustic nature and environment. Instead of a costly ($200,000) replacement, ENESEAL CR was applied after removing the old coating. Thus saving the facility a substantial amount…

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Intake Pipe Repair

Major problems can cause catastrophic damages to a facility’s operations. The accumulative cost of: repairs, labor, and downtime can add up. This 24 inch diameter intake pipe, located at a U.S. Power Plant, was leaking above the ground just below the disc valve. The plant’s maintenance engineers needed a proven, reliable and economical solution to fix this problem. The local ENECON Distributor was called in…

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Outside Storage Units

Outside storage units are in the elements 24/7. There are many factors that can cause any type of outdoor unit to be damaged. Rain, salt, sand, chemical spillage and impact are just a few examples of how any outdoor storage unit can incur damage. During the summer time, some units can be almost unbearable to enter due to the high temperature inside. These storage units…

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