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Best Practices for Gearbox Assembly and Disassembly - March 2014

Jodi Bello

The article "Best Practices for Gearbox Assembly and Disassembly" appeared in the March 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
In most applications, gearbox reliability is critical to the productivity of the overall plant operation. So it follows that when industry is looking at the best ways to increase efficiency, reduce downtime, and increase profitability, gearbox performance and reliability are key factors. Designing for repair, and writing effective repair procedures, can speed the service time, and provide a quality refurbishment. The best practices listed in this article are proven, effective methods used to install and remove bearings, seals, gears, couplings and shafts within a gearbox.

Keywords
gearboxes, gearbox assembly, gearbox repair

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