Industrial Repairs

van west-holland b.v. also does custom Industrial Repairs for it’s customers

Due to the high level of expertise build up over the years and passed on three generations, the people from van west-holland b.v. are specialized in a wide variety of custom repairs

Reconditioning of a KRUPP Dredging Pump

Parts for the job

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Pre Heating of bearing

The new SKF bearings are heated with induction technology to 120 degrees Celsius / 248 degrees Fahrenheit to enlarge it’s diameter

This is necessary for it to clear the axle during the install.
When the bearing is in place, coolingdown will commence, resulting in a tight and firm fit on the axle.

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Installation of one bearing on the axle

After pre heating of the bearing it’s hoisted with its specialy made platform

With only a few mm of space between the bearing and the axle, the bearing is dropped into it’s final position.
This needs to be done fast, as if the bearing cools fast it’s diameter schrinks with a possibility that the bearing gets stuck somewhere halfway down the axle.

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Pre Heating of bush

The bush is heated by hand, because its from a stainless steel material

Induction heating is not possible because induction needs carbon as a conductor.
Stainless steel contains no carbon.
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Installation of one bush

Managing by hand the bush is carefully lowered into position on the axle

After coolingdown this will result in a tight fit around the axle
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Installation of the axle

The axle with bearings and bushes gets lowered into its casing

Final Product ready for shipment

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