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Publication Date: 07/1988
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Replacement drive's fast modification and installation gets barge unloading operation going again

Teamwork and skill combine to save Texasgulf's phosphate shipping operation from shipping delays and excessive unloader downtime.

When the speed reducer on the horizontal auger drive of a large barge unloader failed recently and could not be repaired, it looked like Texasgulf Chemical Company's phosphate operation was facing a shipping slowdown. The Swedish-made Siwertel barge unloader unloads phosphate materials from barges for storage or for direct loading to oceangoing vessels at Texasgulf's shipping facility in Morehead City, N. C.

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