Application Profile

05 December 2014

Screwdown Mill Stands

Delroyd Worm Gear Drives for Screwdown Mill Stands

A large steel mill in Pennsylvania was experiencing continuous problems with the gear drives in their screwdown mill stands. The existing manufacturer’s gear material was breaking down which caused fatiguing, cracks and broken teeth due to inherent designed duty-cycle stresses.

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17 November 2014

Firemen Fire Fighting Fiber Polymer Equipment

Delroyd Custom Drivetrain Assembly for Aramid Fiber Polymer Mixer

A global aramid fiber manufacturer needed a mixer drivetrain assembly for a new production facility. The stronger-than-steel aramid fiber is used in a wide range of products from firefighter gear, tactical body armor and gloves, to smart phones, rope, tires and sporting goods. The mixer blends a series of advanced plastic polymers which is then spun into fibers for commercial applications.

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23 October 2014

Steel Mill Charging Crane

Delroyd Hoist Worm Gear Drives for Steel Mill Charging Crane

Charging crane hoist drive gear boxes were failing prematurely at a large steel mill in Northeastern U.S. The failures were causing unfavorable outages and expensive periods of downtime.

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15 September 2014

Folsom Lake Spillway Flood Gates

Custom Reducer and Gear Couplings for Folsom Lake Spillway Flood Gates

In 2008, construction of an auxiliary spillway began at the Folsom Dam near Sacramento, CA. This Joint Federal Project (JFP) is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, together with other Federal and state agencies. The new spillway will allow water to be released earlier and more safely from Folsom Lake during a high water event.

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