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Large Reducer Emergency Repair

A Monday before a recent 4-day holiday weekend, Bearing Headquarters received a call from a utilities company with a unit down because the 10” diameter output shaft on the main gearbox twisted off.  After some conversation with our reducer rebuild shops, the customer...

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:...