Plant maintenance requested improved access to a large duct’s slide gate above the roof level. A complex geometry was required to provide a platform that was supported by exterior building framing to avoid placing any load on existing roof trusses and yet account for operation of an adjacent roof hatch and maintain access to the slide gate components.
A cement plant customer is planning to add equipment that will require new electrical cables for power, which will be supported by existing towers.
During a plant outage, a cement customer found that their kiln lifting beam (or saddle) was buckling due to the compression forces between the kiln and the hydraulic cylinders used to lift the kiln off its trunnion rollers.
ZAP was contracted to modify an existing dome withdrawal system and convert the reclaim system from a mechanical auger to an aerated floor.
ZAP provided preliminary engineering and design for a cement and granulated blast furnace slag import and distribution terminal.
ZAP provided engineering and detailed design for a pneumatic conveying system upgrade and conveying line reroute.
ZAP provided preliminary engineering and design for a vertical cement mill grinding system.