New gear unit assembled and delivered in just one day
Published: 8 December 2020 - Rachael Morling
SEW Eurodrive has assembled and delivered an industrial gear unit, for Brammer Buck & Hickman, for an end customer in the sand and gravel industry in just one day following a gear failure. The unit was ordered under SEW Eurodrive’s new ATO1 service that provides assembly and delivery in just one day for situations such as this.
The parallel helical gear unit, from the company’s X-series range, with additional fan cooling, rated at 36,000Nm, was built to replace a failed unit on a sand and gravel scrubber known as a trommel.
The trommel is a large cylindrical drum that rotates sand and gravel in the first stage of a washing operation that processes material at a rate of 350 tonnes an hour. This is a critical part of the plant and Brammer Buck & Hickman needed a supplier that could quickly respond to their requirements and provide a solution to get the customer back in to production.
Taking advantage of SEW Eurodrive’s new Assemble-to-Order services, with ATO1 being the premium one day service, the customer’s plant was up and running again with minimal downtime. A spokesperson for Brammer Buck & Hickman stated that they were highly satisfied with the service and delighted to be able to get the customer’s plant operational again in record time.