DC Drive Replacements & Head Box Modifications2018-08-22T13:39:10+00:00

Project Description

DC DRIVE REPLACEMENTS & HEAD BOX MODS

This project involved major critical work during April 2010 shutdown. The work was done in extremely tight working conditions.

SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Critical five day shutdown to replace 13 DC motor drives on back side of paper machine including 2 new gear boxes, 2 universal drives, and 2 new base plates; motors ranged in size from 1000 hp to 125 hp
  • Optical alignment of 30 motors
  • Removal and installation of two new vacuum pumps and realignment of train
  • Miscellaneous piping relocations for installation of new motor drives
  • Removal and replacement of front beam on secondary head box
  • Stainless steel welding repairs and plate installation on primary head box

PROJECT STATISTICS

  • On schedule
  • No safety incidents