LUINOTIZIE - 07 August 2017
WINNING WORK: LAVENA'S CAMPANILE BACK TO SCENE DAYS ON CERESIO
The work also moves in the direction of unifying and coordinating the parishes of the Pastoral Community of the Four Evangelists
April 2017 - Commissioned by the Sanctuary of Ss. Salvatore in Montella (AV), with approval from the Ministry of the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage of Fine Arts for the provinces of Avellino and Salerno, as well as favorable opinion of Mons. Gambalonga, Director of ' Cultural heritage Office for the Diocese of S. Angelo dei Lombardi, Conza, Nusco and Bisaccia (AV), we are being carried out works for the repair of the aforementioned Sanctuary bell (bell diameter mm 1440, 2000 kg weight, known SI year 1849).
The bell was transported up to our workshop of Cologne (BS) and immediately subjected to special welding intervention for bells, specifically we intervened on the handles of the same, which showed various breakages, cracks and detachments, to the detriment of the sound and security.
The welding for the reconstruction of the upper crown (handle) is performed with first quality bronze, by means of hot-melt adhesives with template to lose and subsequent manual finishing.
In addition to the reconstruction of the handles it will also reshaped the wooden stump of the bell, providing it with new support ferramente, also complemented by new pins, plates and bearings.
Finally the clapper will be completely overhauled and brought to life with handmade reforging in forge.
The installation of the bell took place Sunday 14 May 2017, between the warmth of the faithful and the many visitors who made this day unforgettable and this bell return.
THE CAMPANILE IS LIKE ANOTHER
Completed the renovation
LAVENA PONTE TRESA - (n.ant) The bell tower overlooking the Strait of Lavena has resumed hours and bells. The good news arrived on Thursday, when the renovation work was completed after the clock and jumps had stopped in May 18.
During routine maintenance carried out by our specialized technicians around the end of 2016 was detected a longitudinal through cracking due to the strain of the I ° bell installed on the tower of the Parish of S. Alessandro (Cascinetta) in Gallarate (VA), having a bell diameter of 1430 mm and a weight of 1.650 kg.
The transactions that led to the creation of the new strain in certified steel, were as follows:
- Disassembly of the bell, by means of a truck crane, dated December 19 2016
- Machining for complete reconstruction of the strain, made of steel (certified material), complete with new pins and new bearings
- Raising dated March 03 2017, the belfry, the bell complete new strain and a new wooden insulator