LB Industrial Systems - Innovation by Design Services

LB provides engineering studies and cost estimates to assess the technical feasibility and practical economics of potential projects for our Customers. LB conducts field investigations, preliminary designs, engineering analyses, lab testing, equipment evaluation and cost estimating for greenfield projects or projects at existing plants. Representative study assignments have included:
  • Process Development
  • Design Alternatives
  • Facility Upgrades and Expansions
  • Efficiency Improvements
  • Process Conversions and Modifications

Engineering & Equipment Supply

LB supplies engineered and equipment and systems for new installation and retrofit projects. Our proven designs are simple, rugged and reliable, incorporating features developed over years of operation. LB supplies technical field assistance to projects in which our equipment is installed by others, as well as start-up, commissioning and performance testing services.

Turnkey Project Delivery

LB delivers full turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services for Customers who prefer a firm price solution with a single point of responsibility for performance. Typical turnkey projects include wet-to-dry fly ash system conversions, bulk storage including silo's, tanks, domes and flat storage, ash processing and conditioning and loading/unloading.

System Optimization

Through our background in the fly ash marketing business, LB's key personnel have experience with all major brands of ash handling equipment. LB can analyze and identify causes of sub-standard performance and recommend options to remedy the problem. Customers rely on LB to assist them with important operating and capital investment decisions for improving system performance.

Laboratory Testing Services

LB strives to predict the performance of any new facility prior to construction. A vital tool for this process is our results-oriented Testing Lab, which allows us to perform bench or pilot scale tests on proposed new systems or technologies. This capability has been instrumental in the development of many of our innovative offerings, including:
  • Dense phase conveying of fly ash over one mile at 250 tons per hour
  • Vacuum removal of fly ash from mass storage tanks
  • Conditioning of class "C" ash
  • Mechanical economizer ash collection
  • Feeding, blending, classification, screening, drying and cooling systems
We can also instrument and document the performance of full size installations. In addition to our own facilities, we maintain good working relationships with recognized industry specialists in materials testing to complement our services.