One major challenge faced by all power generating companies, including Origin Energy, is the build-up of dust and soot that begins to impede on the efficiency of the turbines.
To clean these turbines, they are required to be totally disassembled from the plant, cleaned using high powered blasting apparatus, tested and reassembled. The blasting is required to take place in an encapsulated space and a fully contained environment.
The Blast Shelter was inflated and, using a crane, lifted over the top of the turbine sitting on the flat bed trolley. The crew was then able to conduct the cleaning of the turbine in an encapsulated space.
With strict operational health and safety requirements on industrial plants, Giant Inflatables Industrial shelter offers a huge advantage over traditional methods.