REJOURNAL – LIQUID NITROGEN

Case Studies Industry Paper REJOURNAL – LIQUID NITROGEN Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Reel Spool worn bearing seat on the journal, which necessitates the manufacture of a new journal for the customer. If you need to fix a worn journal shaft, we recommend using liquid nitrogen to shrink it into the roll instead of welding […]

WATER TRANSFER SCREW

Case Studies Client SOUTHERN WATER WATER TRANSFER SCREW Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: A waste transfer screw had a worn flight and shaft diameter. The unit was around 600 mm in diameter over the flights and was 6.5 meters long. It weighed in the region of 7 tonnes. We manufactured and fit a new stainless […]

PAPERMILL REPLACEMENT JOURNAL

Case Studies Client DFSMITH PAPERMILL REPLACEMENT JOURNAL Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Wire Roll with worn bearing seat on the journal, which necessitates the manufacture of a new bolt in type journal for the customer. “The roll was approximately 7 meters long, had a diameter of 600mm, and weighed around 9 tonnes” The Solution: The […]

Steam train BOILER INLET REPLACEMENT

Case Studies Client ROMNEY HYTHE RAILWAY Steam train BOILER INLET REPLACEMENT Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Milling of both Faces on a worn Cast Iron Steam Train Boiler. HotchkissWestwell have over 20 years’ experience within the Railway industry, which rely on tough, high-quality engineering solutions. This unit was 5 metres long and weighed about 10 […]

ROTATING CHUTE

Case Studies Client Gas Power Industry ROTATING CHUTE Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Open up holes in a rotating bearing chute for the gas power industry. The unit was deburred and cleaned: Any burrs were removed, and the unit was cleaned to prepare it for further use The Solution: To mill out the holes on […]

NUCLEAR SALT WATER COOLING PUMP

Case Studies Client DUNGENESS Power Station NUCLEAR SALT WATER COOLING PUMP Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Machine Stainless Steel Duplex Water Pump Shaft Wear Rings Throughout the operation, heat, vibrations, and irregularities were monitored closely. The Solution: The stainless steel duplex water pump shaft was set up on a lathe with a 2.5m swing and […]

GEARBOX CASTING

Case Studies Client MONTE GEARBOX CASTING Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. […]

REMAKE FROM MILD STEEL PAPERMILL

Case Studies Client LABERINTH REMAKE FROM MILD STEEL PAPERMILL Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, […]

RAILWAY – WHEELSETS

Case Studies Client ROMNEY HYTHE RAILWAY RAILWAY – WHEELSETS Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Hotchkiss Westwell, renowned for its reliability and technical expertise, was contracted to provide support for the overhaul of Locomotive No. 10, Dr. Syn. The 1931 Canadian Pacific-style engine had been built by the Yorkshire Engine Company for the Romney, Hythe, and […]

SHIP PROPELLOR PROPS

Case Studies Client VOITH TURBO SHIP PROPELLOR PROPS Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: CNC bore the pre-welded bore back to standard Three bores on the 3-meter diameter, 4-tonne unit was performed using the Monti Mill and a boring bar The Solution: The machining process for the three bores on the 3-meter diameter, 4-tonne unit was […]