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Quicker and cheaper to refurbish large component than buy new
RJW has used its spiral welder and other machining and inspection facilities to refurbish a cylindrical component form a large conveyor system; compared with purchasing a new component, the cost was around 85 per cent less and the job was completed in seven working days rather than 18-22 weeks.
Bottle dryer boosts productivity and cuts energy costs
Air Control Industries has supplied an LNL bottle dryer with JetPlates to Britvic, enabling the company to reduce downtime, raise throughput and reduce energy costs.
Quick-locking bushes provide for rapid shaft/hub adjustments
A manufacturer of PET blow moulding machines is using customised ETP-Express quick-locking bushes for easy and quick positional adjustment of the transfer wheels.
Compact linear actuators retrofitted to roll transfer machinery
R.A. Rodriguez has supplied a pair of Framo Mini 3 actuator to bpi.films for replacing obsolete units on a film production line.
Pancake-shaped compression springs machined from solid
Abssac has recently supplied a pancake-shaped compression spring for mounting an adjustable mirror in a high-power laser machining application.