Project: Municipal Waste Composters
Location: Neerabup, Western Australia
Timeframe: Sept 2011- Dec 2015
Challenge: Client required 2 replacement composters that would have a 20 year operating life. The existing composters 4.6m diameter x 70m long had failed prematurely.
Services: FEA, Fatigue Analysis, Design Engineering, Strain Gauging, Project Engineering
Solution: The existing composter was strain gauged to determine the load profile which was used to design a replacement composters. The new composters were designed and Deacon Engineers was engaged as the client’s principal engineer to manage the construction and installation of the new composters. The completed composters were strain gauged to validate the replacement design. The project was executed over a 4 year period.