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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.
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.