Thickener tank repair design

FEC completed the mechanical, structural, access and piping design for the entire repair sequence of 2 thickener tanks at a Queensland alumina refinery. At 22m in diameter and over 15m high, the replacement of the top strake presented several challenges. A common...

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High-Temperature Reactor Design

In 2018 FEC completed the mechanical design of two novel high-temperature reactor systems for the conversion of iron-ore and natural gas into hydrogen and synthetic graphite. Working with our client’s specialist chemical engineers, FEC progressed from a P&ID to a...

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Caustic line replacement

FEC completed the structural, mechanical and piping design for a caustic line replacement at a QLD alumina refinery. The scope of works required design development with relevant stakeholders and determination of the ideal route for site works, access restrictions and...

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7C8 Main Fractionator

FEC recently completed the design and drafting of a vessel section for a local fabricator. Working collectively with our client and the end user, the scope included design of the vessel, platforms, lifting, tailing, transport and temporary support during storage. The...

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Access and Column Support Tower

FEC recently completed the design of an access and column support tower. Encompassing structural drafting and engineering design to AS4100; the tower was designed in a modular fashion for ease of road transport, ground assembly and tailing / lifting as a complete...

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Fabrication Experience with Major APLNG Supplier

An engineer from FEC has completed a five-week secondment to a major fabricator based in Thailand. The experience provided both professional and personal development. The Thailand based company, has a long history of large scale steel fabrication projects. From...

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Stress Corrosion Cracking on Turbine Rotor

FEC was approached by one of our clients who had experienced a turbine rotor failure due to stress corrosion cracking. Following the failure, a monitoring program for crack detection and growth was implemented. During the crack inspection program one rotor showed...

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FFS on Multi-ply Expansion Bellows

FEC was approached by one of our clients who had been supplied an expansion bellows in the repaired condition. During fabrication of a shell and tube heat exchanger, its laminated style expansion bellows was accidentally damaged in a grinding operation. Damage to the...

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