Category Archives: Nuclear Power

Innovative Equipment Used in S.C. Nuclear Rotor and Feedwater Heater Replacement

Market: Nuclear Location: South Carolina Project Dates: 02/2010 The Challenge A customer’s faulty crane and tight quarters hindered the progress of the crew as they strove to finish a project, in which the customer hired Barnhart to remove and replace … Continue reading

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Previous Work Speeds up Illinois Crane Load Test

Market: Nuclear Location: Illinois Project Dates: 12/2010 The Challenge Freezing temperatures in the Midwest thwarted Barnhart’s work yet again when performing a 35,000-pound crane load test. Upon opening the track way doors of the plant, the extreme cold weather threatened … Continue reading

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Frigid Temperatures For Feedwater Heater Replacement

Market: Nuclear Location: Illinois Project Dates: 02/11 The Challenge A customer contracted Barnhart to remove and replace three nuclear feedwater heaters in extremely frigid weather, as the temperatures on the day steeped to -22°, and the wind chill measured in … Continue reading

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Congested Site Leads Barnhart to Innovative, Speedy Finish in Feedwater Heater Replacement

Market: Nuclear Location: Wisconsin Project Dates: 10/05/2008 – 10/30/2008 The Challenge A confined plant setting restricted an easy move and replacement of a nuclear feedwater heater. The Solution Barnhart’s innovative engineering, matched with air skates, allowed the team to easily … Continue reading

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Custom Designs Make Nuclear Feed Water Heater Replacement Much Easier

Market: Nuclear Location: New Jersey Project Dates: 04/2009 – 11/2009 The Challenge A customer contracted Barnhart Crane & Rigging Company to replace a nuclear feed water heater. Moving the four tube bundles around the feed water heater deck proved difficult, … Continue reading

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Barnhart Powers Forward in Transformer Transport

Market: Nuclear Power Location: Pennsylvania The Challenge A customer contracted Barnhart Crane & Rigging Co. to transport a main power transformer over twenty-seven miles of road. Overpasses and creeks made the transport very difficult as overhead obstructions and water forced … Continue reading

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