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Chemical Process

INNOVATION AND SAFETY IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS.

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Providing a vast inventory of rigging and transportation equipment combined with innovative techniques to mitigate a shutdown and reducing turnaround time, saving you both time and money.

Chemical process plants don't just need a company that can provide successful heavy lifting and transportation—they need that company to have a proven safety record. Beyond safety, innovation is the key to success. Anyone can offer you equipment. Barnhart provides a vast inventory of rigging and transportation equipment combined with innovative techniques to mitigate a shutdown and reducing turnaround time, saving you both time and money.

  • Real safety through effective management and training
  • Specializing in time critical outages
  • Contingency rigging planning for critical equipment
  • Custom rigging design and fabrication
  • Heavy transportation - fabricator to anchor bolts
  • Crane service from 8.5 tons to 1,760 tons
  • Engineered Lift Plans
  • Experienced in placing equipment in constricted areas
  • Modular Lift Towers to 1,600 tons

Projects

Heater Module Haul Project Image

Heater Module Haul

Three 500,000 lb. heater modules had to be delivered quickly from Catoosa, Oklahoma to a Texas refinery by barge. The engineers from Barnhart's Houston

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Scrubber Roll-off and Install Project Image

Scrubber Roll-off and Install

Barnhart's Chicago crew rolled off a 309,000-pound, 40-foot scrubber at a refinery in Joliet, Illinois. The vessel arrived resting on cribbing on the deck

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Vessel Replacement

Barnhart was contracted to replace a 125 kip stripper vessel. The vessel was located about 80' down inside the unit. Removal through the top was not

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Deethanizer Offload and Set Project Image

Deethanizer Offload and Set

Barnhart was tasked with offloading and setting a deethanizer and quench tank at a chemical plant in Kentucky. The work took place next to two live units

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Cold Box Haul and Set Project Image

Cold Box Haul and Set

Barnhart hauled two of three cold boxes to a chemical facility in New York. The boxes varied in length and weight, ranging from 40' long to 180' long and

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Reactor Installation

Barnhart was hired to offload a 45,000 lb. reactor and install it in a fully operating chemical plant in Tennessee. The reactor was first offloaded from a

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Boiler Installation

Barnhart was contracted by a corn processing plant to assist in the sliding and setting of a 300,000-pound package boiler. While the client considered

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Main Blower Remove and Replace  Project Image

Main Blower Remove and Replace

Space constraints were an issue for this project at a refinery in Oklahoma to remove and replace a main blower from the fluid catalytic cracking (FCC)

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Absorber Vessel Transport Project Image

Absorber Vessel Transport

A 129-foot-long absorber vessel needed to be transported from a fabricator in Winterville, North Carolina, across the country to a chemical plant in

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