C. E. Thurston completed two major capital projects at this chemical manufacturing facility located in Hopewell, VA:
- The complete insulation of roof and walls of a 104 ft diameter hot sulfur storage tank VT-442 using prefabricated metal panels 24 ft in length insulated with 3 inch thick Foamglas.
- Scaffolding and insulation of tanks, equipment and exhaust ducts for the demolition and replacement of ( 2 ) Chemetics Converters. Temperature ranges between 800-1200 degrees F required the use of 6-10 inch thick Mineral Wool with SS wire mesh covered with SS roll jacketing or sheets as specified. Specialty pads designed with high temperature cloth and proper weather protection were installed on flanges and exhaust expansion areas.