Mechanical Rope Access – Vessel Repair
Turner Industries mechanical rope access group recently performed a vessel repair.
- 18” carbon steel nozzle was fitted to the fiber glass pipe coming into the clarifier 100 feet
- The job consisted of an internal weld repair of a 200-feet-tall column.
- A rope access certified fitter descended 50 feet into the column and prepped the area for weld metal.
- Once the area was prepped and inspected to ensure all discontinuities has been removed, a rope access certified welder descended and brought the surface back to its normal thickness.
Total cost savings for the client compared to conventional methods: $175,000.