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Considering environmental challenges for chain performance

Modern Engineering maintenance planning is a marathon not a sprint, so MRO (maintenance, repair, overhaul) specialists are usually looking for long term reliability rather than a quick fix that may not last the distance.

Application environment is a key factor in selecting an adequate long term solution, especially for a transmission component like a chain.

Peter de Blok, Sales Manager EMEA for Tsubakimoto Europe B.V., considers the effect of various working environments on chains in application.

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When increased profit is a chain reaction

The performance of existing plant and machinery can sometimes be markedly improved by the simplest of modifications, such as retrofitting a better quality transmission chain. Greg Sharp of Tsubaki UK expands on the concept and looks at some real-world examples where productivity and profitability gains were achieved.

TSU283_RetroFit_Chain_Assemby_Line_Pic1.jpgTsubaki's maintenance free Lambda chain provided the German machine builder with longer life and reduced maintenance costs

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