Our engineering team recently undertook a project within the wind sector. The original enclosures and transformers at this 37.5 MW, 15+ year-old wind farm posed an operational, environmental and security risk for our client. Following a site visit and in conjunction with the client, the newly upgraded enclosures (3mm galvanized […]
Engineering Case Studies
Avonmore Electrical lead the way in Pump Selection and Pumping Upgrades. Selection of the most appropriate pumping technologies is critical to the efficiency of your plant. See a recent project below where Avonmore used ABB SynRM technology to do just that.
Another busy week saw our expert team of site engineers re-install a 700kW Bedford Pump which had been overhauled in the Avonmore Electrical Workshop.
With ever increasing energy costs, Avonmore Electrical has identified the need for an energy reduction benefit as part of every new project. A recent example of this is the contract for the upgrade of Listowel STW Aeration Basin. THE TASK The works involved the replacement of mechanical surface aerators with […]
RO FEED PUMP, DIW GENERATION PLANT Failed in service on Friday 17th of July due to severe wear on the Pump Coupling, Pump Shaft and Motor Drive Shaft, both Pump Shaft & Motor Shaft were deemed irreparable. A direct replacement pump was not available from Grundfos, as the pump was deemed […]
MOTOR; 460kW LEROY SOMER PERMANENT MAGNET COMPRESSOR MOTOR. 400V, 3600rpm. Initially overhauled in May 2017, when 2 x Insulated Bearings were replaced, Excessive Bearing Failure was once again detected in November 2017. It was agreed to complete a Shaft Voltage Test, as the motor is powered by VSD, Shaft Voltage […]