14 Nov Closing the knowledge gap on split-bearings solutions
With more than ten years of experience providing engineering and technical support for rotating equipment, Andrew Fletcher, Technical Sales Representative at CBC Rockhampton, understands the time and labour costs associated with downtime on critical pieces of equipment, and the impact on mining production.
“Changing out the bearings can be a costly exercise, especially if the bearings are in hard-to-reach areas on site,” he says. “If a bearing is entrapped in a drive assembly, just pulling apart the pulley and shaft arrangements; dismounting the drive; and dismantling the power trains to get to the bearing out; can take many hours.”
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