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Industrial Gearbox Repair Done Right

If you think your damaged industrial gearbox is beyond repair think again. When one of our cement processing customers brought us this beauty we just got to work - and fast.

Falk 3DTC3 vs 5DTC3 Gear Reducers

The Falk 5DTC3 and the smaller 3DTC3 are two of the most common overhead conveyor drives and have been manufactured for many years. They look very similar.  The units on the left are size 5DTC3 reducers and the units on the right are 3DTC3...

Can't find this speed reducer

What happens when you can't find a replacement for your speed reducer or it has been discontinued by the manufacturer? We hear this almost every day.

Overhead Conveyor Drive Repair | Breakdown

Late on a Friday afternoon, I received a call from a power transmission distributor looking for a Falk 5DTC reducer with a ratio of 74-1.  He had a Chrysler plant down and needed the speed reducer asap.  Fortunately, we had two new surplus units...

Are your "green" electric motor installations at risk?

One of the most common improvements to energy consumption in buildings and manufacturing plants is to use VFDs to control motor speeds.  This enables the motor to operating at less than full speed, so the motor consumes less energy....

How VFDs Save Money and Energy on Pumps and Fans

Variable speed drives provide an excellent way to improve control and reduce operating costs of pump and fan applications.

[New Arrivals] Falk 2160Y2 Speed Reducers

We recenlty purchased these Falk 2160Y2 Speed Reducers. They will make excellent drives for belt conveyors.  You will notice from the picture that they are fan cooled and they are rated for over 1000 horsepower.  These are from the very...

Advantages of the Baldor Cooling Tower Drive

The Baldor Electric Cooling Tower drive package provide facilities with another way to go green and save money.

Fundamentals of AC Motors

Today I am going to explain some of the terminalogy used in AC motors. 

Advantages of the TA-II Dodge Shaft Mount Speed Reducer

I would like to review the improvements and changes Dodge has made to their highly successful Torque arm shaft mount reducer.