SIEMENS POWER GENERATION – NEWCASTLE
Rotor shaft to be transported & stored for a power station. Shaft approx dims 14m x 1m dia weight approx 80 tonnes. Shaft needs to
be inspected regularly as part of a maintenance program.
Our clients existing design was reviewed and then re-drafted to
accommodate new dimensions and inspection procedures particular to this project.
Once the new drawings were approved, the project team met and
put together a production plan, laying out a schedule of action right
through to despatch. More detailed working drawings were drafted, the materials were carefully selected, especially the heavy Douglas Fir
timber to be used for the base. Due to the careful planning of the
project team, the construction and fitting out of the case went ahead
without any complications. Once the case was delivered to site, our
in-house team of packers, together with our clients engineers, secured
and packed the shaft in accordance with the agreed packing procedure.