Eisenbeiss Gearbox, overhaul and reverse engineering, TATA steel works

Eisenbeiss Gearbox, overhaul and reverse engineering, TATA steel works

British Steel Continuous Casting

 

Project details

Client: British Steel
Application: Continuous casting
Gearbox: Eisenbeiss
Reported Problem: Failure intervals (MTBF) <6 months. Unplanned gearbox removal costs in excess of £40,000
Considerations: Gearbox installation in an ambient operating temperature in excess of 500°C
Brief: Reduce costs by Improving MTBF
Result: Improved working practices, OEM bearings & reversed engineered parts now see MTBF increased to over 18 months
Cost savings: Estimated over £400,000 in unplanned removal costs PA

Gearbox in-situ & as received

Casting floor

Received condition

Gearbox overhaul

Gearbox internals, as received

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