Category: Case Study

Paper Recycling Case Study

Paper Recycling Case Study

THE CHALLENGE

A leading packaging and automation company was experiencing frequent downtime on its paper recycling drum screen line. This particular line was subject to very humid atmosphere, which can cause chain failure when the moisture …

Injector Chain Kit Case Study

Injector Chain Kit Case Study

THE CHALLENGE

A leading oilfield service company was experiencing premature chain wear on a variety of its coiled tubing injectors. While the competitor’s chain was wearing too quickly, the rest of the coiled tubing injector …

Can Manufacturing Case Study

Can Manufacturing Case Study

THE CHALLENGE

A can manufacturer was experiencing limited wear life on its crimping machine. The machine used competing roller chain that was hard to access, thus making it difficult for workers to regularly lubricate.

When chain …

Hi-Cor Meat Processing Machine Case Study

Hi-Cor Meat Processing Case Study

THE CHALLENGE

A leading meat processing company was experiencing premature chain wear on its Hi-Cor meat processing machine. This particular machine separates different parts of animal meat. Due to the nature of the application, coming …

Billet Straightening Machine Case Study

Billet Straightening Machine Case Study

THE CHALLENGE

An industry leader in specialty steel solutions was experiencing premature wear on its billet straightening machine. The nature of this particular application includes high temperatures and severe contamination. The competitor chain initially being …

Quench Tank Dip Case Study

Quench Tank Dip Case Study – ACE Plated Chain

THE CHALLENGE

A leading manufacturer in the automotive industry was experiencing issues with its component heat treating line. At the end of the treatment, all components are dipped into quench tanks …

Ice Cream Freezer Conveyor Case Study

DURALUBE® LIVE CHAIN OVERCOMES COLD FACTS OF FREEZER MALFUNCTION

THE CHALLENGE

A premium U.S. ice cream producer was experiencing problems on one of its conveyor lines. The line in question uses tandem chains to transport packaged and shrink wrapped …

Wood Manufacturing Conveyor Lines Case Study

Wood Manufacturing Conveyor Lines Case Study

THE CHALLENGE

A leading manufacturer of engineered wood products was experiencing premature wear on various wood manufacturing conveyor lines throughout its factory. Failures were occurring every 15 weeks on each conveying line, which cost …

Agribusiness Air Jack Case Study

Agribusiness Air Jack Case Study

THE CHALLENGE

A leading agriculture commodity processing company was experiencing frequent downtime on each of its 30+ air jacks. Each air jack utilizes around 5′ of chain and is not able to receive maintenance frequently. …

Log Deck Case Study

Log Deck Case Study

THE CHALLENGE

A national logging company, using a competitor’s chain, needed to replace its #160-2 cottered chain roughly every two months due to premature chain breakage. This frequent breakage resulted in 6.5 chain replacements per year …