MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – Rexnord has completed the manufacture of its largest Falk® ring gear by weight and horsepower — 113,000 kg and 18 MW. In terms of weight and horsepower, the ring gear is also one of the world’s largest.
This six-part ring gear will be used to refine material in a gold mine in the southwestern United States. The order was placed in March 2012. With manufacturing beginning in April 2012, numerous Rexnord associates — almost 100 — took part in making this giant gear a reality.
“From engineering, through the foundry and the machine shop, Rexnord associates have worked efficiently with the customer to produce a high quality, high power gearing solution,” says Dave Olson, director of commercial operations, mill products. “Through this tremendous accomplishment, we are demonstrating our company’s expertise and dedication to the industry.”
Here is a quick rundown of the facts
For more than 100 years, Rexnord Falk Mill Products have provided high quality solutions for a diversified range of industries. With a base of more than 5,000 installed ring gears and pinions, Rexnord Falk Mill Products provide solutions for some of the world’s most rugged applications. You can find Rexnord Falk Mill Products in the mining, cement, automotive, construction, manufacturing, paper and power generation industries.
To learn more, go to Rexnord.com