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