Statement by the Special Maintenance

Cathedral of Brescia, BRESCIA, November 2015


On the bell tower there are n. 3 bells, cast by Maggi Foundry, by the following features:

I ° Campana 95 cm diameter, weight 485 kg, year 1826

II Campana 85 cm diameter, weight 340 kg, year 1826

Campana III 75 cm diameter, weight 240 kg, year 1847


The operations have provided an additional maintenance work that included the replacement of the insulator II bell again in seasoned oak wood and handmade compelto support hardware. The clapper of the bell had a puinto excessively worn joke.

clapper cathedral bs                isolator cathedral bs

All the chains were worn out and were replaced, as well as aligning ball bearings of the bell III.

To end, it proceeded with proper cleaning and painting of castellatura and related accessories.

As regards the electrical part of automation of bells it had to proceed with the complete replacement of all the motors.

Motor dome bs

The handling system installed did not appear pursuant to the materials and construction. For this reason it was decided to replace the same with innovative products RCTouchBell, handling plant for more advanced bells in the world, able to reduce consumption and improve performance by ensuring protection from electrical phenomena and power surges. Product we produce.

Work performed in accordance with safety regulations and the materials used.