SAPREF H84 Reactor Replacement

Date: May-June 2019

City: Durban

Scope of work: Install new R 4701-R1 Reactor and remove old R4701 reactor and assosiated lifts

Lift Specification: New Reactor: 270t@ 18m radius- SL2DB 56m main boom with 210t Superlift; Old Reactor 95t@ 21m radius – SL2DB 72M Main Boom 100t Superlift

Challenges: Working at SAPREF is always a challenge due to space constraints. The weight of the load was in question due to the off loading ships cranes reading a weight of 35t more than the design weight from the factory in Italy

Solutions Provided (Equipment): JCH brought in 2 gantries into the port to off load the new reactor so we could reweigh it. Transport contractor also had to reconfigure their trailer for the transport of the reactor to site.
Methods of Execution: Reactor transported to site with multi axle trailer. LR 1600 and LTM 1750-9.1 used to top and tail. 600t crawler used to install reactor into position
Benefits to Customer: One stop Shop for all their lifting and rigging requirements
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