the
Stuart McElrath Company
since 1994
   
 

 
SMC provides engineering and detail drawings for fabrication of (3) very large ductwork pieces for installation at Valero Energy Corporation.
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SMC Provides SMC Provides Ductwork Engineering in Conjunction
with CB&I for Valero Energy Corporation in Corpus Christi, Texas
 
The Stuart McElrath Company, in conjunction with CB&I Howe-Baker Engineers, Ltd., design three very large duct fabrications for Valero Energy Corporation’s Bill Greehey Refinery located in Corpus Christi, Texas. These very large ductwork pieces were fabricated by Holliday Sheet Metal Company of Tyler, Texas.

The use 3D modeling was very usefully in conveying, to both the customer and the fabricators, the intricacies of the design so they could fully view otherwise hidden or obscured design features.

About Holliday Sheet Metal Company
For over 65 years, Holliday Sheet Metal Company has provided East Texas and surrounding areas with custom sheet metal and steel fabrication and installation. Holliday Sheet Metal is the one-stop shop for both thin and heavy-gauge sheet metal jobs for industrial, commercial and residential applications. Holliday Sheet Metal specializes in difficult-to-design, one-of-a-kind products made out of galvanized, carbon, or stainless steel, as well as aluminum and copper.

About CB&I.
CB&I (Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.) combines proven process technology with global capabilities in engineering, procurement and construction to deliver comprehensive solutions to customers in the energy and natural resource industries.

About Valero
The largest refiner in North America, Valero has an extensive refining system with a throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 million barrels per day. The company's geographically diverse refining network stretches from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast and West Coast to the Caribbean.
 

 
 
Fan Inlet Box - Over 30 feet wide,
it was designed in two sections
for easy transportation.
 
 
Combustion Air Duct - Unit includes
air preheater in upper section.
 
 
Flue Gas Duct - Over 30' wide,
this duct was designed and
fabricated as a single piece.