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THE CHALLENGE The largest cocoa processor and chocolate ingredient supplier in North America had significant capacity growth plans for production output from their Ontario facility. The project required an investment in larger and newer conch (mixing) tanks. THE NEED One critical area of this project involved the correct selection of the gearbox and electric motors....More Details
THE CHALLENGE The customer’s bulk material handling stacker had experienced repetitive failures. It operated in a very difficult outdoor environment including; ice, snow, rain and dust. The reducer was an obsolete model operating 24/7 with a 100HP motor at 1750 RPM. THE NEED The customer required a retrofit replacement reducer and motor that would provide...More Details
THE CHALLENGE The customer experienced repetitive failure of a cast iron motor adaptor on a screen conveyor. The environment was very dusty with high humidity. There was also high vibration because the motor was supported by a chain block due to its weight. Additionally, the keyway hollow shaft made it difficult to remove the gearmotor...More Details
THE CHALLENGE The customer has paper and paper board machines that produce over 40,000 metric tons of recycled chip board per year. These machines run approximately 60 to 165 meters per minute. Replacing the shaft couplings are time consuming and downtime is very expensive to the mill. THE NEED The driving portion from the output...More Details