Category: Metal Repair/Rebuild

Hydraulic Ram Repair

PROBLEM This hydraulic cylinder on an automotive assembly line hoist was scored and pitted causing loss of hydraulic oil, efficiency, and a hydraulic fluid puddle that could lead to a…
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Valve Stem Repair

The Problem Automatic valve stems, such as the one shown in the photograph, had become worn over time due to the aggressive service environment at this fabrication plant. The Company,…
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Wastewater Treatment Plant Sewage Shaft

The Problem This wastewater treatment plant was having issues with their sewage shafts.  The shafts were showing signs of wear and tear.  The treatment plant was looking for a system…
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Steel Mill Valve Repair

The Problem A Steel Mill was experiencing a leak in one of their coal handling valves.  The water was leaking out of the top and they were not able to…
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Shaft Repair in Mining Facility

The Problem This single toggle jaw crusher is located in a mining facility.  The bearings of the shaft weighing 3,000 pounds and costing over $20,000 new had been exposed as…
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Elevator Shaft at a Steel Mill

The Problem A steel mill in Michigan was experiencing heavy corrosion issues in the elevator shaft of one of their blast furnaces. The steel mill wanted the product to be…
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Shaft Repair on Rooftop

The Problem An automotive manufacturing company was hearing heavy vibration of a fan shaft on top of the roof, so they called Unconventional Solutions out for an emergency repair to…
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Stainless Steel Conveyor Belt Repair

The Challenge This stainless steel flat top conveyor in a local auto plant was constantly getting wet causing a major slip hazard to the assembly workers. Cars were also slipping…
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