PROJECTS

Porbeck Engineering has a wide variety of industry experience with many successful projects and satisfied clients. Below is a featured list of representative projects.

  • Plant design for multiple oil well drilling mud treatment facilities
    • Dry and slurry material handling systems
    • Distilled phase separation and collection systems
    • Thermal fluid heat exchange and distribution systems
  • Solid and liquid hazardous waste storage and feed systems for a 15,000 lb/hr incineration disposal facility
  • Incinerator ash drag design
  • Stress analysis, support design, and installation and fabrication drawings for a 60” diameter refractory lined incinerator exhaust duct
  • Multiple installation designs for 200 HP dual tapered auger hazardous waste shredders
  • Metal/ash separation facility design
  • Kiln seal and hood replacement for incineration kiln
  • Equipment Design Review for a RCRA Part B Hazardous Waste Facility
    • Solids material shredding and handling
    • Fluid collection and distribution systems
    • Thermal Vapor Oxidation systems
    • Phase separation treatment systems
  • Professional Engineer certification of as-built conditions, tank certifications, secondary containment certification, equipment descriptions, and permit application support
  • 3D Scanning of digester blow lines and record drawings for pipe replacement fabrication
  • Large scale pulp mill black liquor fluid flow study and replacement pump selections
  • Two large cooling tower installations including pump and piping system design
  • Multiple stock fluid system flow studies and pump and piping system designs
  • Replacement design and installation drawings for 300-feet of a 24-inch diameter mill water supply line
  • High pressure packaged boiler installation
  • Two falling film evaporator and one 80% solids super concentrator installations
  • Construction observation for a $30MM paper machine press section retrofit
  • Materials handling of abrasive powders including screening and ball milling
  • Several conveyor systems for crushed ore including belt conveyors, bucket elevators, dense phase, and air gravity conveyors
  • Multiple dust collection designs and collection systems using baghouses and electrostatic precipitators
  • Drive, stop block, and seal upgrades for a calcination kiln
  • Retrofit centrifuge installation on top of large diameter open top tank, including vibration analysis
  • Production design for a 1500 employee frozen food plant
    • Recipe controlled mixers/blenders for (4) lines
    • Raw meat production for (2) lines
    • Relocation and modification of multiple production and packaging lines
  • Production design for a large Peanut Butter facility
    • Design and installation of multiple raw material conveying systems
    • Design and installation of cooked product screening and milling
    • Pumping and cooling systems for final product packaging
    • Packaging and palletizing system installation
  • Design of production tooling, robotic parts handling, automatic inspection, vibratory parts feeders, and energetic components feeding equipment for battlefield effect simulation munitions assembly machines
  • Development of specialized assembly machinery for the productions of pyrotechnic air bag inflators including energetics dispensing, robotic parts handling, oven curing, and laser marking equipment
  • Design of automation equipment for the assembly of modular, injection molded roller top chain conveyor links including SCARA robot parts handlers, vibratory parts feeders, parts accumulation and buffer stations, ultrasonic welding stations, weld integrity test stations, and robotic palletizing
  • Process plant and specialized machine design of smoke munition demilitarization machinery including airlock conveyor systems, multi-part pallet fixtures, 6-axis robotic parts handling, and smoke canister machining and core press stations
  • 5MW gas turbine with heat recovery steam generator
  • Stress analysis, support design, and construction procedure for a 20-inch concrete lined water pipe across a 1400-foot highway river bridge
  • Two natural gas vehicle refueling stations
  • Stack flare installation for an oil refinery
  • Multiple fluid flow analyses and pump and piping system designs
  • Natural gas pilot plant
  • Multiple tank farm designs: including tank design/specifications, foundations, containment, and mezzanine access
  • Multiple designs of large underground coal mine piping and pump dewatering systems
  • Engineering support for routine and shut-down capital projects and maintenance operations