The importance of impeller balancing and inspection

Impeller balancing and inspection is imperative to the smooth operation of your machine. The extremely high rotational speed of an impeller means that if it is vibrating, this could be the result of misalignment and unbalance, causing critical damage to other components and bearings.  When an impeller is out of balance, the tell-tale signs to […]

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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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Dynamically balancing magnetic rotors

What is a magnetic rotor? Magnetic rotors are integral to high performance, highly efficient electric machines..

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Setting the Bloodhound’s wheels in motion

We’ve been working with the Bloodhound LSR team to balance the record-breaking car’s 98kg aluminum wheels…

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Likely faults in an unbalanced process

It is extremely essential to balance all the elements of an engine, including the rotating sections to prevent untimely damage..

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Flail Mower Rotor Repairs and Balancing

Many agricultural operators use heavy duty horizontal drum rotors for mowing or mulching.

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