Cavex Gearbox, overhaul, British Steel

Cavex Gearbox, overhaul, British Steel

British Steel Continuous Casting

 

Project details

Client: British Steel
Application: Continuous casting
Gearbox: Cavex
Reported Problem: Current failure intervals (MTBF) unacceptable
Considerations: Gearbox installation operating in extreme temperatures
Brief: Reduce costs by Improving MTBF
Result: Improved working practices, OEM bearings & reversed engineered parts now see MTBF increased to over 18 months

Gearbox in-situ

Casting floor

Strand assembly

Gearbox overhaul

Gearbox under stripdown

Automated cleaning process

Gearbox under re-build

Completed overhaul

Reverse engineered internal components

Completed gearbox overhaul, painted with heat resistant, reflective paint


Dana SAC UK (Head Office)

Dana SAC UK Ltd, Kestrel Court, Centre Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1QX
T: 01925 636682 / E: sales.breviniuk@dana.com

Gearbox Service Centre

Dana SAC UK Ltd, Exmoor Avenue, Skippingdale Ind Estate, Scunthorpe, North Lincs, DN15 8NJ
T: 01724 281868 / E: service.breviniuk@dana.com