INDUSTRIAL ALLY’S LASER SCANNING, 3D MODELING, AND DETAIL ENGINEERING SUPPORTED THE SMOOTH AND TIMELY INSTALLATION OF A NEW CEMENT GRINDING CIRCUIT. Our client has successfully completed the commissioning of a new Vertical Roller Mill grinding system in the Midwest.  The Industrial Ally team provided process, mechanical, structural, and electrical engineering for the: Clinker and Limestone…

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Industrial Ally has completed all (mechanical, structural, electrical) detail engineering associated with a series of new chemical processing facilities located in California, Florida, and Texas.  The new facilities are a result of our client’s desire to control the financial, quality, and timing aspects of products previously sourced from a third parties. All three sites include;…

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The analysis and design of large process ductwork that operates under significant temperature ranges requires experience and expertise. In addition to the platework design (layout and material specifications), placement and design of expansion joints, fixed supports, and sliding supports is critical to achieve and maintain the integrity of a process duct system.  We are regularly…

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Our structural team supports safe facility operations by performing on-site structural inspection services.  Since the beginning of this year we have executed over a half dozen site visits to assess the condition of existing structures exhibiting signs of integrity issues due to weather, vibrations, “non-engineered” field changes, etc.  We perform detailed visual inspections of foundations,…

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We have just wrapped up a design project to eliminate a client’s raw mill feed chute plugging issue. Our client’s VRM inlet chute is fed by two conveyors (limestone and additives). The feed material is often sticky and, as a result, their feed chute regularly experienced material build up and plugging. Industrial Ally’s feed chute…

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Leveraging our team’s 275 years of cement industry design experience – As part of our ongoing iAU program, employees Matt Arinez and Bob Reich present a “Lunch and Learn” on Nuisance Dust Collection.  In addition to our process and mechanical team, our civil, structural, and electrical personnel also participated.  This 360-degree approach to training supports…

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Industrial Ally has recently completed a feasibility study for a client considering the addition of a system to blend slag and/or OPC into its existing production line. Three options were developed. All options include the pneumatic transport of ground slag to storage, the use of Coriolis feeders for blending, and bulk dispatch by truck, rail,…

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Industrial Ally has just completed an interesting and challenging structural engineering project that will allow our client to remain in operation while their existing coal bins are replaced.  The primary challenge was related to the fact that the client’s two existing 30’ x 90’ tall coal bins support a common rooftop platform carrying a significant…

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Hiring entry level engineers and supporting the advancement of expertise to the next generation is an important and rewarding part of Industrial Ally’s continuing growth. Congratulations to Nathan Rockamann for joining our team!   Nathan is a Mechanical Engineer and recent graduate of the University of Missouri.  We are excited about the energy and enthusiasm Nathan…

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Expertise when you need it most – and need it fast.   Industrial Ally recently completed three structural engineering projects that demanded accelerated schedules.  The first project involved fast track design of an ammonia tank foundation and containment wall system.  The ammonia tank was scheduled to arrive within three weeks of the project kick-off, and it…

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