Assembling for inspection

Metso HRC 3000 crusher cylinder



One of the high points of my career, I had the pleasure of being a member of the team who was able to work on a Metso HRC 3000 crusher cylinder. The largest crushing cylinder in the world. I was responsible for some final assembly in preparation for final testing and certification. Those cylinders were installed and commissioned for Metso Minerals, the end user is Freeport-McMoRan in Arizona. What a great experience!"

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Tensioner System for ultra-deep water

1/5 scale model

Development of a 1/5 scale prototype of a Tensioner System for operation in deep and ultra-deep water, designed / developed / load tested at our facility in 2014. The next phase of the project is the development and testing of a full size prototype.

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Beauty And The Beast

Rust to chrome at the Maritime’s plating

In this photo I am studying each and every detail of this offshore hydraulic cylinder.I am completing the final dimensional check. Once I completed the check over it was shipped off to our chrome application plating facility.

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Watchful Eye

Veteraned fabricator performs carefull inspections

I was responsible for finishing the dimensional inspection in this offshore pin. In the photo above I am in the final inspection stage of this stainless steel pin utilized in an offshore tensioner system.

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Using one of our numerous CNC milling

Milling operation on a cylinder rod eye

This part is for a large project for the oil & gas company Total.

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Installing a manifold/control system

HRC 3000 Metso crusher cylinders

Today we installed the manifold/control system for the HRC 3000 Metso crusher cylinders (June 23rd, 2014). This is a cool project. Huge cylinders, loaded with high-tech. This heavy industrial hydraulic cylinder is being prepared for hydrostatic testing to 4,500 PSI and includes an integral control manifold and position-sensing system.

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Larga armature being welded/re-machined

Project for electric motor rebuilders

Frequently over the last few years we have done large armature for electric motor re-builders. This one is a project done on 2014 for a 1500 HP electric motor, it is being welded/re-machined in the bearing surfaces.

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Ready for heat treatment

Inspection went perfect

This load of rough machined steel forgings have been inspected and are ready to be sent for heat treatment. Once heat treatment is complete and the pieces are received back / inspected again, the final machining process will take place.

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Hydraulic cylinders for an A-Frame

Supporting marine contractors worldwide

Hydraulic cylinders utilized to operate an A-Frame system on a research vessel utilized on the West Coast of Canada.

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Machining of large equipment

Crane Pedestal assembly

In 2014 we worked in the machining of a 25 ton, 40’ long crane pedestal assembly, utilized for an offshore type platform crane. Here the project is shown in the final stage of the machining process.

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