Photographs of equipment, O/No. 301-65570, c.1993

for Lama Petroleum Ltd., for Syria, order 301-65570, c.1993

JB348
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB301
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB302
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB303
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB304
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB305
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB306
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB307
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB308
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB309
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB310
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB311
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB312
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB313
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB314
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB315
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB316
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB317
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB319
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB322
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB324
Supplied by John Bancroft
JB331
Supplied by John Bancroft

On arrival at site some photos were taken to record the condition of equipment. One of the major problems was the progressive failure of an industrial chiller unit (used in connection with the anodising line). The unit appeared to suffer from corrosion causing leakage of the coolant fluid.  Photos show evidence of leakage around the copper tubes and radiator fins. Photo JB315 shows the location of the chiller unit outside the building. Note the three exhaust stack on the roof!  Now look at the last photo JB331.  It can be seen that fumes were exiting the flue stacks and the prevailing wind passing the fumes down the roof (see the chemical stains on the roof) and over the chiller unit where the fumes were being drawn down through the chiller fans, thus causing corrosion.  Eventually, the chiller unit was re-sited at the other end of the building.

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