Philadelphia Gear provides technical services ranging
from complete gearbox repair, maintenance and upgrade services for
both new and existing power transmission equipment to state-of-the-art
gearbox condition monitoring and predictive maintenance analysis.
Supported by our experienced staff of power transmission engineers,
technical services personnel provide detailed failure analysis assistance,
as well as equipment design upgrades to support our customers' needs
for ever increasing process requirements.
Prepared by broad experience with virtually every
type of power transmission application, Philadelphia Gear engineers
and technical personnel understand the critical relationships between
elements of a gear drive, as well as the demands of specific field
applications. Working closely with Design Engineering, Renewal Parts,
and the regional service and manufacturing facility personnel, Philadelphia
Gear's Technical Service Department delivers turnkey solutions to
our customers' gearbox operational problems.
The following field service resources assist in technical
services provided by Philadelphia Gear:
Field service technicians are
strategically located around the U.S. to minimize response
time and reduce costs. Our experienced staff is available
a day, seven days a week for service anywhere.
service and manufacturing facilities are located throughout
the U.S. to provide routine and emergency services, including
gearbox inspection, teardown and repair; site inspection;
parts replacement; assembly; test; and start-up assistance.
Philadelphia Gear has developed strategic
alliances with several key suppliers, enhancing the
capabilities and coverage we offer our customers.
The following field service customer support
programs are available from Philadelphia Gear:
Start-Up Assistance: A unique blend
of gearbox design and practical operational experience provides
smooth start-up of new or recently repaired equipment.
Equipment Repair: Whether on-site
or at our regional service and manufacturing facilities,
Philadelphia Gear's world-class service engineers and technicians
are experts in repair and upgrades of existing power transmission
Troubleshooting: From system down
to component level, our service engineers and technicians,
supported by our knowledgeable engineering staff, have the
ability to quickly identify and resolve gearbox operational
Vibration Analysis and Diagnostics:
Philadelphia Gear can help customers interpret the vibration
data they collect on their critical rotating equipment in
order to help them avoid unscheduled equipment or process
shutdowns. To avail yourself of these services, please contact
our Field Service department by clicking
Oil Analysis: By analyzing particulate
content and concentration in the oil, we are able to monitor
the condition of an operating gearbox. Further analysis
of the oil yields vital information concerning the condition
of the lubricant used in the equipment.
Failure Analysis: Root cause determination
of a failure is critical in confidently returning a gearbox
to service. Our service engineers look at the entire system,
from operational loads, equipment design, equipment maintenance,
and the failed components to determine failure cause and
permanent corrective action.
Design Upgrades: Equipment upgrades
are critical to today's production-driven manufacturing
environment, supporting changing process requirements including
expanding capacity, increasing reliability, and reducing
Services: General programs for site personnel are
available for the maintenance and servicing of gearboxes.
In addition, Philadelphia Gear will develop custom training
programs for particular applications, or classes of machinery.
Courses are designed to balance the level of technical detail
with the practical information necessary for proper operation,
servicing, or maintenance of power transmission equipment.