Ski Lift Motors and Controls

In September of last year, John Baumann (Sales) and Jim Delawder (Field Service Coordinator) inspected a ski lift at a ski resort located north of our Springfield OH shop. The resort had recently been purchased by a large conglomeration of ski resorts, located in Vail Colorado, and the new owners realized the need to update their ski lift motors and controls at this particular resort. After a complete inspection and some discussion, we quoted an upgrade package for one of their ski lifts, consisting of a new Toshiba motor, ABB drive, and other control components. John and Jim did a great [...]

Ski Lift Motors and Controls2021-02-17T16:00:36+00:00

Oil Filter Manufacturer Press Upgrade Project

Most of us are old enough to remember the oil filter commercial tag line, “pay us now or pay us later.” Well, those oil filters are made in a facility in Greenville OH and are stamped out on several large stamping presses. These presses were designed with eddy current clutch and motors to drive the press flywheels to enable variable speed operation. Over the last 30 years, the clutch drives have required high maintenance and were undependable. Now on to the solution; Mark Russell (outside sales) had several meetings with engineering staff with assistance from Dave Whited (product sales), Kim Shellabarger [...]

Oil Filter Manufacturer Press Upgrade Project2020-03-11T17:10:36+00:00

Slurry Pump Project

We have a local gravel pit and asphalt operation near our Springfield OH repair shop. Over the years, we have built a solid relationship with this customer, doing field service, motor and mechanical repairs. This project started in September of 2016 when Dave Whited and Karl Hoppe met with the corporate engineer and local management about ways to improve power factor. Initially, we looked at PF correction capacitors and then into AC drives as a way to improve power efficiency. The slurry system consists of three pumps – a fresh water pump, a sand pump, and a waste pump. All part [...]

Slurry Pump Project2019-09-03T15:59:21+00:00

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