Krupp Bucket Wheel Conveyor
Krupp Bucket Wheel Reclaimer showing both gearboxes we have rebuilt. Glasgow Engineering are the leading gearbox repair specialists in Tasmania, Working in close conjunction with Webster Bearings and Greaves Engineering and Design we successfully rebuilt the entire gearbox.
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Krupp gearbox turns up for repairs
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We pull it down to ascess the damage
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Internals of the gearbox
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Gear teeth are badly worn and pitted
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Badly distorted locating and drive dowels
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The decision is made to reverse the main gear and manufacture a new pinion of the opposite hand
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The pinion is back from having the teeth cut and nitriding
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We fitted all the new bearings and shrunk the shaft in with liquid nitrogen
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Frozen shaft in position
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New dowel holes are bored and dowels fitted using liquid nitrogen on our Sinada Horizontal Borer
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The gear case has returned from blasting and painting
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Time for assembly
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Checking backlash and endfloat
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Checking surface contact
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Checking end float
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Almost ready for the lid to go on
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Job completed
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Job completed
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Ready to go back into service
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