Boiler Service

Rental Equipment is Always Available from Alpha Mechanical

When the heat set in during the biggest event of the year at Kentucky Speedway last month, Alpha Mechanical Services placed nearly a dozen pieces of equipment from its rental fleet at the Sparta facility to cool things off, from tents to garages to corporate hospitality areas. A rental unit from the Alpha Mechanical fleet at Centre College And when a western Kentucky chemical plant scheduled a shutdown for maintenance, Alpha Mechanical Services provided temporary cooling units so the plant…

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Alpha Mechanical Makes Big Splash at PRSM

Alpha Mechanical Service’s first experience as an exhibitor at the Professional Retail Store Maintenance (PRSM) conference in Anaheim was a smashing success. Alpha Mechanical had exhibited at the organization’s mid-year event in Nashville last year. At that event, business was so good that the company stepped up to the national stage, exhibiting as the largest self-performing mechanical services provider in our region. Alpha covers Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia and Tennessee. “After two events, I can’t say enough about…

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Rental Department is Always Ready

No one plans for a catastrophe, but with weather patterns presenting more and more destructive events, smart facilities managers have plans in place to get equipment in a hurry to keep their operations running. Consider the case of St. Mary’s HealthCare in Louisville. In August of 2009, a torrential rainstorm dumped more than six inches of precipitation on the city in an hour. Many essential operations, such as hospitals, were flooded, crippling their operations. At St. Mary’s, the electrical and mechanical systems were…

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Industrial Boiler Safety and Maintenance

A wide variety of industrial plants and facilities use boiler systems, which produce steam that circulates through piping for heating or process purposes.  Industrial boiler systems are major financial investments, so proper installation and preventative maintenance is essential to protecting that investment, improving safety and accident prevention. Types Of Boilers Boilers are classified in three main types: Fire-tube boilers, Water-tube boilers and Electric boilers. Fire-tube boilers rely on hot gases that circulate through boiler tubes that are submerged in a…

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