Faced with multiple gear reducer failures on two large cooling towers, an international power generation facility replaced 28 sets of rear reduction drives and supporting structure with new, upgraded equipment. A description of the unique nature of this large scale equipment replacement project provides the reader with several key steps to insure success on construction products of a similar nature.

06-03: Large Scale Mechanical Equipment Replacement - Simple Steps for Success

  • David M. Suptic, David M. Suptic P.E., LLC