Static Balancing vs Dynamic Balancing

Balancing: ensuring everything is working as it should be Balancing is the procedure of trying to enhance the mass spread of a body so as to rotate in its bearings without the unbalanced centrifugal forces acting on it. When the machine is running in balance, it is working as it should be. This process minimises […]

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UPDATED: WDB Group statement on Coronavirus

Dear Customers, We are all facing uncertain and unprecedented times. The Covid-19 outbreak is affecting all of us – our families, our communities, our businesses, and our ways of life. I wanted to reach out and inform you of how we are operating during this time. Following the latest Government guidelines, as we cannot carry […]

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Stourbridge Hybrid Engine Flywheel

  At WDB Ltd, we are proud to have been involved in the original manufacture of the hybrid engine flywheel for the Stourbridge Class 139 Parry People Mover between Stourbridge Junction and Stourbridge Town. The lightweight rail vehicle has been successfully in service for many years, and its flywheel energy storage means it is highly […]

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Rebrand: Industrial Fan Services Ltd

Effective January 2020, the name of our Group company has changed: from: Gas & Industrial Fans Ltd to:     Industrial Fan Services Ltd This is due to a marketing rebrand – we feel the revised name reflects our company more concisely as leading service provider in the design and manufacture of standard and specialist […]

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University research projects

Are you carrying out a university research project in the engineering department?  Does your project involve developing new technologies or rotating machinery such as flywheels, pulleys, electrical rotors or turbines? Developing reliable test rigs using dynamic balancing When it comes to the testing stage of your project, you may be experiencing excessive vibration which can […]

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Rolls-Royce UltraFan

As part of the UltraFan team, we had the pleasure of attending the Rolls-Royce Rotatives’ Supply Chain Launch event

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