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 […]

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 […]

BETHNAL GREEN WAR MEMORIAL

Case Studies Client AWARD WINNING TUBE DISASTER BETHNAL GREEN WAR MEMORIAL Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Manufacture a Stainless Steel Fabrication and machine to customers objectives. This was machine in house at HotchkissWestwell workshops on our large CNC milling machines. On 3 March 1943 an air raid siren went off in Bethnal Green and locals […]

TURNING – THERMO COUPLE LANCE – POWER STATION

Case Studies Client Gas Power Station TURNING – THERMO COUPLE LANCE Timeframe 6 weeks The Brief: Comprehensive Design and Machining Package for Labyrinth Sample We utilized our CNC lathe with a diameter swing of 1.5m and a length capacity of 7m. The Solution: Hotchkiss Westwell delivered a comprehensive design package, which incorporated Inventor drafting services […]