Drilling Rig Main Shaft Coating

Drilling Rig Main Shaft Coating
Drilling Rig Main Shaft Coating

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The project highlighted here exemplifies our ability to apply precision grinding and coating processes to large diameter shafts. This customer needed a phosphate coating applied to shafts with variable outside diameters of 8" to 24". Prior to coating the shafts are sand blasted, and then ground on our Landis OD Grinder, which features a 30" swing, and is capable of grinding components up to 240" between centers, and up to 12,000 lbs.

Once the shaft surface is prepared extensive masking is applied to control the coatings coverage. The finished coating on this proprietary forging meets tolerance of +.0000/-.0005", with a 16 RMS finish. Ongoing production of these components is currently running at 30 shafts per week, with turn-around times of 2 to 3 days.

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Highlights of this Phosphate Coating Project

Product Description
Phosphate Coating
Capabilities Applied/Processes
Primary: Phosphate Coating
Secondary: OD Grinding
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
Landis OD Grinder 24 between centers with 30" swing
Overall Part Dimensions
8" to 24" O.D.
Tightest Tolerances
+.0000/-.0005"
Material Used
Proprietary forging
Material Finish
16 RMS
Industry for Use
Petroleum Industry
Volume
30 per week, ongoing
Delivery/Turnaround Time
2 to 3 Days
Delivery Location
Texas
Standards Met
API
Customer Specifications, 2D CAD Drawing
Product Name
Drilling Rig Main Shaft

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