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HERA Gearboxes May Save Time and Money

Problem: A fabricator of pressure vessels was breaking gearboxes, chains, and drive shafts on their trunnion welders. The customer is building pressure vessels that could be up to 8 feet round, 30 feet long and weigh up to 40 tons. The 4 foot long sections of tubes...

Custom Gearbox Rebuilds

Problem: Customer had a complete gearbox assembly that was an integral piece on the production line. The customer did not know what was wrong with the gearbox assembly so they called the OEM for a rebuild kit. The OEM would only sell a complete assembly for...

Custom Machining Saves Thousands

Problem: Customer received a new order from their customer to machine an eight station indexing table for a CNC to produce heat shield for barrel of assault rifle. The type of table needed will cost $40,000.00 to $70,000.00 to purchase. Their customer might need 24...

OEM Alternative Saves Downtime

Problem: Customer had machine used to de-burr chips from product. The components moving through this machine were stainless steel and using a Forbo belt made in Germany. It was the belt that came with the original equipment. Unfortunately, customer had issue with the...

OEM Interchange Saves BIG $$

Problem: OEM Gemco Catrac hose and cable carrier, worn from years of service and replacement needed in a steel mill. Cost of replacement excessive, 2 strands at $20,108.88 each. Carrier becoming maintenance nuisance with pins and cross bars breaking. BHQ Solution:...

Headco Machine Fabricates Safer Solution

Problem: Lyco Washer hydraulic system in Pickle plant expensive to operate, maintain and very dangerous according to customer. BHQ Solution: Convert from hydraulic to mechanical drives. Headco Machine went to customer’s facility and took necessary measurement’s...

Air Motor Savings Solution

Problem: A tubular steel manufacturer for wind towers was having issues with an Atlas Copco air motor. The air motor would only last approximately 3 months and delivery of the motor was 5 weeks; the customer was replacing one motor every 1-1/2 to 2 weeks. Besides the...

Hydraulic to Mechanical Drive Conversion

Problem: Lyco Washer hydraulic system in Pickle plant expensive to operate, maintain and very dangerous according to customer. BHQ Solution: Convert from hydraulic to mechanical drives. Headco Machine went to customer’s facility and took necessary measurement’s...