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Philadelphia Gear is your source for rapid turnaround inspection and repair of any brand of equipment, as well as for engineering solutions for your power transmission equipment problems.


Philadelphia Gear was founded over a century ago to provide state-of-the-art gearing for the emerging industries of Pennsylvania. From those modest beginnings in 1892, Philadelphia Gear has earned a globally recognized reputation for expertise in power transmission solutions for the world’s Energy, Infrastructure and Defense industries.  Our world-class engineering and technical staff provides our extensive customer base across the globe...  more


Company History

In 1892, George B. Grant founded Philadelphia Gear Works in the perfect location to serve the booming steel and anthracite coal industries of Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. At the time, the country was in need of raw materials – from steel for railroads, ships and bridges; to coal for power generation; to wood, copper and other materials; as well as machinery for food production. All of this production required dependable gearing, allowing Philadelphia Gear to prosper.  more

Case Studies

From Meeting to Exceeding Expectations
LAX airport in Los Angeles, California contains a Central Utilities Plant that helps to supplement the building's water and electricity. The Central Utility plant has two...


Onsite Technical Services Brings Plant Back
Online in 10 Days

A gas-fired power plant in the Northeast region of the United States had a problem. The accessory drive on one of its GE Frame 7 gas turbines...


Emergency Rebuild for the Power Generation Industry

A major city in the Southeastern United States had been using six Philadelphia Gear gas turbine generators...


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Performance, Spin, and Load Test | Reinstallation & Inspection | Repair of Philadelphia Gear & Subsidiary Gearboxes | Repair of Other Brand Name Gearboxes | RapidGear Emergency Repair Service

Industry Applications for Gearbox Repair | Gearbox Repair for the Pipeline Applications | Gearbox Repair for the Power Generation Industry | Gearbox Repair for Crude Oil Refining

U.S. Coast Guard Gearbox Repair | Gearbox Repair for the United States Navy

Power Transmission Design and Gearbox Repair

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