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Sole Plates - Motor Mounting Plates,
Compressor Platforms, Pump Foundations, Grout Plate
A Sole plate is a
base plate grouted into a
concrete foundation in order to provide vibration support and
leveling support for a machine, such as a pump or a compressor.
Depending upon the design engineering, there are usually bolt
holes or pre-installed anchor bolts required to secure the feet
of the machine to the machined plate. Often times, leveling pads
or steel footings or shims are required in order to adjust to a
flat, level surface during installation.
Although mainly used for inside machine floor support applications,
many base plates are used to support heavy equipment such as
compressors, generators, motors, and pumps outdoors. As an
example, machine base plates are installed
underneath machines located at utility distribution sites as
well as alongside industrial buildings.
Gas Pipeline Compressor Pads
Pump Platforms and Pump Bases
Power Generator Foundations
Utility industry demands:
Gas transmission and distribution
Oil field derricks and pump transmission plants
Water mainline distribution facilities
Power distribution sub-stations
Precision Grinding we cut, grind, and machine plate, such as
ASTM A36, 1020, and HR Plate to customer specifications.
Our specialty is to manufacture large,
flat, parallel and square plate products, Blanchard or Precision Surface Ground,
and machined to specifications. We are your "One-Stop Shop" for
custom steel plate. Please, call us at 1-888-WE-GRIND
with your next custom steel plate requirements.
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Machine Mounting Plates
Pre-drilled and machined to manufactured, specified hole locations, sole plates and grout plates are used to mount motors, gas
compressors, pumps, generators, utility control towers, and
other types of machinery for natural gas pipeline distribution &
long-distance transmission stations, water distribution locations, and power generation plants &
power transmission sub-stations.
Custom machined, steel mounting plates made
specifically for mounting a piece of machinery within a fenced-in and protected utility distribution sub-station will save field labor installation
time, provide structural above the ground support, and help to insure protection against theft.
Structural Engineers specify
machine base plates for longevity and for
structural integrity, limiting internal machine failures as
compared to allowing critical tolerance machines to sit upon
simple concrete foundations.
Do you require coatings applied for field storage?
Mounting- and grout plates are now being used to support outside equipment off the ground at many new industrial building sites.
Whatever your requirements, we will help you find the right solution at the right price.
We work with your engineers to fulfill the addition of optional
leveling pads or
leveling feet or other custom engineered supports or anchors.
1-SIDE CLEANUP, 2-SIDE CLEANUP:
Much less expensive than precision grinding to tolerances.
BLANCHARD GRINDING Sides, Ends, Edges to
SURFACE GRINDING to
Offering options for
COST SAVING CHOICES.
include as supporting base plates grouted into a concrete foundation, used for attaching the building's steel columns; as
mounting plates for bridge supports connecting to a rock bank
concrete pedestal or pad; and for Lab Machinery to not only
provide vibration and structural support but also to provide