Downtime Minimized With CPR In Place Bearing Housing Rebuild
CUSTOMER: A steel mill in Hamilton, Ontario
APPLICATION DATE: December 1996
PROBLEM: Oversized bearing housings on feed rolls of 54″ mill. Wear up to in spots. Housing were part of mill frame.
APPLICATION METHOD: Housing was abrasive blasted. In place rebuilding using CPR Material was carried out according to proven techniques developed by the customer supported by the local CPR technical consultant.
CPR FACTS: The mill could not afford to take an extended down to carry out a conventional repair (in place weld and remachining) of this component. When inspected two years later, CPR repair was in PERFECT condition.
Overall view of housings in steel mill.
CPR Material being applied to housing.
Bearing being lowered into position.
Inspection two years later: Still PERFECT!!