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Strong Acid System - Towers - Erection
February 5, 2003

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The following sequence of pictures illustrates the erection of a tower shell.

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Initial positioning of the tower shell in preparation for the lift.
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Two cranes are used to lift the vessel off the ground.  The main crane is positioned at the top of the vessel while a second crane is used to lift the bottom
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Vessel is lifted clear of the cradles the supported the vessel in the horizontal position.
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Lifting of the vessel to the vertical position.
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Once the vessel is in the vertical position the crane that was used to control the bottom of the vessel is removed.
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Lifting of the vessel into the support structure.
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Lowering of the vessel onto its support structure.