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Ash Hopper

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Shotcrete for Ash Hopper repair and relining

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50 & 60 %  LC Castable with Sodium Aluminate or Sodium Nitrite Accelerator Dispersant

Shotcrete mixer/ pump set-up

Two mixer/pumps used for rapid installation

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Wet bottom ash hopper entrance

Wet bottom ash hopper located 200 ft from location of the mixer/ pump

Anchor installation coated with a bitimastic coating for water resistance and thermal expansion.

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2 nozzles operated from 1 mixer / pump due to refractory being critical path

Y-section used to split the material feed line to operate 2 nozzles.

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9” thick shotcrete lining installed for optimized mechanical resistance and superior refractory performance

No dust

Limited rebound

150 tons of Shotcrete installed

Shotcrete installation completed at a rate of 12 tons per hour

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Ash hopper unit after 2 years of service

No repairs required after 2 years of service

Prior refractory performance was 1 year until repairs needed

SHOTCRETE HAS EXTENDED THE REFRACTORY LIFE IN THE ASH HOPPER

Ash hopper unit after 2 years of service.

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