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Gearing up with gearboxes

 

What’s a gearbox? Gearboxes are mechanical devices that use gears and shaft assembles to provide speed from a power source like an electric motor to another machine. Gearboxes are used for many different purposes. Gearboxes transmit torque and RPM to specific mechanical equipment. Gearboxes drive steel-making conveyors, roll assemblies in paper mills and coal feeders […]

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Laser measurements for accuracy

 

A Coordinate Measuring Machine (or CMM) has many different uses within the apparatus service industry. Component parts can be measured to insure dimensional correctness. A CMM can also be used to verify the accuracy of the critical fits of a motor. Some examples of this would be the flatness of a motor mounting flange, the […]

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