Iowa Power Company

Goal

Inspect and repair 16 valves in less than 72 hours

Results

  • Disassembled all valves, confirmed measurements
  • Inspected wedge, disc, plug, and seat conditions for repair or resurfacing
  • Repaired 11 pressure seal valves, 3 bolted bonnet valves, and 2 welded-in safety valves in 43 hours, a full 29 hours faster than the needed downtime

Colorado Power Company

Goal

Inspect and repair 39 valves on time and under budget

Results

  • Performed walk down and planned the manpower and equipment necessary to complete the job
  • Setup full machining, welding, and testing equipment on-site
  • Staffed the entire plant project with necessary personnel
  • Repaired 39 valves under budget and ahead of schedule