Technical Director, Steve Massman provides an inside look at his time spent at General Kinematics. With a passion for research and development and a specialty in grinding applications, Steve has a unique perspective on the innovative culture at General Kinematics. Check out what he has to say!
Another day, another call from a foundry that “saved money” buying low-value vibratory equipment from our competition. This time the call was in reference to a group of machines engineered and manufactured by a company that used erroneous engineering calculations. As a result, from day one of operation, the equipment cracked and broke. This […]Read More
Generally used to guide the movement of the conveying surface in the desired direction, rocker leg (or ductile stabilizer) condition should be inspected as per the pm schedule for each machine. Once the rocker leg has been identified as needing to be replaced the rocker leg should be replaced immediately to avoid damaging the […]Read More
In an effort to promote proper maintenance procedures, below is a step-by-step guide to safely replacing pigtail coil springs. Should a spring that needs to be replaced be found during inspection or while the unit is in operation, it must be replaced immediately to avoid overstressing remaining coil springs as well as causing structural […]Read More