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       An Eastern European foundry, a company with a vision that parallels that of General Kinematics, who places innovation and development at the forefront of every process was faced with the challenge of replacing a drum that had been jamming and causing them downtime issues. Things had gone from bad to worse when they were […]

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    Challenge Having severely worn and damaged rotary drum cast liners, Rochester Metal Products began a search to find the market’s best value on replacement liners. With a capacity of 7TPH castings and 30TPH sand, the foundry was looking for a liner system that could better withstand their rigorous processing requirements. Approach GK Engineers proposed the […]

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    Rotary Drum Liner Installation Installation of a liner system historically can be tricky, but that’s where General Kinematics has made great headway with its long-lasting, durable LOCK-TITE™ Liner System. Robert Wasilewski, Sales Engineer for General Kinematics, points out why it lasts so much longer. “The LOCK-TITE™ System is made up of abrasion-resistant AR400. It’s tougher […]

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    Challenge A leading North American metal caster had an existing rotary drum that was in need of replacement. The drum was being utilized to clean and break up sprue prior to returning to the melt department. The cast liner system in their drum had worn out, which jammed the area between the liner body and […]

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    Challenge A North American foundry had an existing rotary drum in their facility. The drum liners had become severely worn and damaged over time and required new liners installed. Approach General Kinematics sales engineers presented the rotary drum liners GK engineers and manufactures. The foundry is a sand cast foundry making light truck engine components, […]

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    Challenge A Canadian foundry had several rotary drums in their facility and were looking to update one of their rotary drums. Their application required careful handling of intake manifolds, yet needed to be aggressive enough to leave a clean casting surface with no damage. Approach The foundry had existing General Kinematics conveyors, feeders, and other […]

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