Tag Archives: turnarounds

SHORT NOTICE NO PROBLEM ON R & R JOB

R & R projects, the remove and replace variety, are often challenging, time-sensitive jobs performed during turnarounds and outages. These are the kinds of projects we relish. During a turnaround at a refinery in California, Barnhart was given little notice on … Continue reading

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Improve Processes to Stay on Schedule and Critical Path

Here’s six tips to help your outages and turnarounds go more smoothly.  1. Make up your mind – Much of outage rigging is on the critical path. The earlier the rigging contractor is chosen, the more consistent and efficient the delivery can … Continue reading

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VALVE REMOVAL UTILIZES CANTILEVER SYSTEM

During a turnaround at a refinery in Illinois, Barnhart had to devise a solution for removing and reinstalling an upper delta valve and five delta valve door assemblies on a coke drum.  The components had to be removed to facilitate … Continue reading

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R & R: It’s One of our Specialties

R & R is what we all look forward to, and we’re no different.  But the R & R most people long for – rest and relaxation – is a far cry from what drives us. Barnhart’s definition of R … Continue reading

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EXCHANGER BUNDLE REPLACEMENT DURING TURNAROUND A CHALLENGE FOR BARNHART

During a spring turnaround at a petroleum refinery in Illinois, Barnhart was asked to remove and replace eight heat exchanger bundles. Four were located on the second level and four were on the third level of the unit. The challenge … Continue reading

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REDUCING COST THROUGH BETTER PLANNING ON YOUR NEXT OUTAGE

The old saying “time is money” is never more true than with turnarounds, shutdowns and outages requiring cranes and other specialized equipment.  The need to reduce cost through better planning is where Barnhart’s national network of branches, people, and deep … Continue reading

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