Venture Industries, Grand Blanc, Mich.

Sheet Metal Contractor: Expert Air Inc., Grand Blanc, Mich.

acfcec7A tight four-month deadline during a harsh Michigan winter, presented a large challenge to the crew of Expert Air Inc. during the installation of the pollution abatement system for Venture Industries.
Photo: The crew of Expert Air takes special care during the installation of the 65-foot tall discharge stack.

The $2 million project required Expert Air to install 600,000 pounds of 10-gage metal ductwork. The average duct size was 80-inch round and required continuous welded flange. Installation was performed without an interruption in plant production and in compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines.acfcec3

Photo: The impressive maze of 10-gage metal ductwork was installed on the exterior of Venture Industries during the cold Michigan winter.

In addition to the ductwork installation, a 65-foot tall discharge stack measuring 16-feet in diameter was installed. The project required the fabrication of 5,000 linear feet of duct.