Gear unit refurbishment completed

Published:  30 November, 1999

As part of an ongoing modernisation process, Hansen Transmissions has just completed the latest gear unit refurbishment on a boom conveyor being part of one of two stacker re-claimer systems in a UK coal-fired power station.

Coal-fired generation offers security and flexibility of electricity supply and will for the foreseeable future remain a vital element of the UK’s energy mix.

The latest gear unit to be refurbished, a SKZH84C 201-R1 (a right angle bevel gearbox with a 20:1 ratio, producing 9700Nm of torque), driven by a 55kW 4 pole a.c. motor complete with a hydraulic coupling and brake was returned to site within one week of receiving all the components in the package.

Hansen completed the contract by re-installing and commissioning the gearboxes on site.

Hansen Transmissions supply geared units into many sectors of the UK energy industry including coal, CCGT, wind power and other renewable sources.

 

For further information please visit: www.hansentransmissions.net

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