Posts by: Chris Troutt, BRI

Soft Foot Caused by a C-face Motor

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By on February 12, 2013

Our service group received a call from a water treatment plant in the western US for assistance to align a gearbox with C-face motor to a rotary lobe pump. After numerous failed attempts and multiple hours of frustration they had determined the gearbox to be Bolt Bound.   We were asked to bring turned down bolts and […]

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Persistence Pays!

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By on April 11, 2012

Not too long ago I was called to one of our sister shops to perform a laser shaft alignment on a 3600 RPM skid-mounted end-suction ANSI pump. Easy, right? Honestly, I made a few mistakes right off the bat: Thinking this would be easy (and starting right before quitting time). Taking for granted that all […]

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