Steel recycling has been going on for over a century and a half. Recycled steel has many advantages. Because recycled steel loses very little of it's physical properties it's often more affordable to recycle than to produce new steel from mined ore.
Most escalators include electro-magnetic overload devices that are triggered by tread or motor impairment, stress, or emergency cut-off switches.
Industrial ovens are used to process components by curing, drying, baking, annealing, stress relieving, tempering, aging, and heat-treating. From car parts to circuit boards, nearly all manufacturing involves an industrial ovens.
Chances are if you've traveled by plane, you've stood waiting for your luggage at the baggage carousel. This much maligned activity actually conceals some interesting mechanics that allow modern airports to work efficiently.
From the tilt-a-whirl to the roller coaster, few of us think much about the mechanical engineering and physics involved in an amusement ride nor the endless maintenance they require. We just buy the tickets and have some fun.
To keep air filtration units operating optimally, regular cleaning and maintenance is required. Filters must be cleaned or replaced, collection hoppers emptied and control systems and motors need regular service.
Electrical contacts manufactured by Klockner-Moeller have been installed by electricians and sold by major electrical distributors for decades. Even after Klockner-Moeller was acquired by Eaton, their electrical contacts continue to be widely used.
Repco manufactures high-quality replacement contact kits and motor control parts for current and obsolete series that are comparable to their OEM equivalents.
A recent article by EC&M reported NEMA's Motors Shipments Index showed an increase of 6.5% over the previous quarter. This is a good indicator after a precipitous drop from Q2 to Q3 in motor shipments in 2012.
Repco manufactures replacement electrical contact kits for more than two dozen OEMs ranging from ABB and Cutler-Hammer to Siemens and Westinghouse - all guaranteed to match the OEM original in form, fit and function.
Repco is the only company in the world that sells carbon brushes from all major manufacturers (Carbone, Morgan AM&T, and Helwig) along with our own replacement brand of carbon brushes.
Water pumps are fairly simple devices. Most use impellers and act like "fans" except they push water instead of air. There are more complex pumps, including vacuum or screw pumps, but what they all have in common is a motor driving them.