Busicom Solutions Pty Ltd
Busicom Solutions Pty Ltd
Busicom Solutions Pty Ltd

Blast Furnace Shutdown

Project Scope

  • Supplied total of 278 tradesmen for replacement of stave bellows in Blast Furnace Shell.
  • Prequalified all boilermaker/welders to FCAW and GTAW processes inhouse. View the image gallery of the pre-qualification process in our facility
  • Organised plasma gouging training for all boilermaker/welders
  • Managed shift allocations and maintained 24 hour availability for issue resolution
  • The Busicom trade team performed the following functions on the shutdown
    • Gouging out & removal of existing staves
    • Preparation & repair of furnace shell
    • Installation & welding of new bellows
    • Welding performed to pressure equipment code AS1210

Role of the Busicom Trade Team

BOILERMAKER/WELDERS FITTERS RIGGERS
  • Prequalified to FCAW & GTAW processes
  • Welding to FCAW & GTAW processes
  • Welding performed to pressure equipment code AS1210
  • Plasma gouging process
  • Oxy cutting
  • Cutting & grinding work
  • Installation of bellows
  • Shell preparation
  • Welding work in bellows and stave
  • Reading and interpreting drawings
  • General housekeeping
  • Assembly and installation of rollers
  • Removal of all bellows and pipes
  • Fitting and installation of new staves
  • Fitting and installation of new bellows
  • Oxy cutting
  • Cleaning and flushing matting surface
  • Blast furnace wall maintenance
  • Tension up bolts
  • Welding new bellow pipes
  • Fitting up hoses with press clamps
  • Setting up area with fire blankets
  • General housekeeping
  • Rigging for removal and install of stave / bellows
  • Running pendulum cranes (3t)
  • Moving hoses, valves and material around site
  • Slinging¬† welding machines in order to move them around site
  • General housekeeping
  • Working with and coordinating with other trades

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