WDB’s top tips to extend machine performance and lifespan

Unexpected downtime is consistently the biggest risk to reliable productivity and can have huge financial implications on your business, as well as to your company’s competitive edge. According to recent estimates, halts in production have cost the industry £180BN a year (Humanising Autonomy). Ensuring your machinery is proactively maintained is the key to extending its […]

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R&D Balancing – planning ahead of time

Constantly seeking to innovate and improve Not surprisingly, technology is continuously developing at a non-stop pace. As a result of this, it is the role of Research and Development (R&D) engineers to improve the technologies currently on offer by companies. Therefore enhancing their innovation and technical ability. This is achieved through the development of new […]

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Methods of correcting unbalance

Dynamic balancing involves the adjustment of a rotor’s balance by adding or removing weight. Firstly, we need to determine the components’ unbalance. We calculate this whilst the rotor is rotating at a predetermined speed. The information from this process gives insight into the amount of weight required to counterbalance areas that are either too light […]

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What are the different types of industrial fans?

There are many different types of industrial fans. These all boast unique designs and, as such, are used for many different applications across a range of industries. These include fans pharmaceutical, waste management, glass manufacturing and food manufacturing. But what are the distinctions between the different industrial fans and what are their uses? In this post […]

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What is Dynamic Balancing?

Dynamic balancing is a method through which machines are put in balance by quickly rotating parts

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LEV – Local Exhaust Ventilation

Local Exhaust Ventilation is concerned with the extraction of dust and other micro particles including gas and vapour.

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Why do you need dynamic balancing for magnetic rotors?

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

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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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Newhurst Project (energy-from-waste), Leicestershire, UK

Industrial Fan Services – Selected as official suppliers It comes with great delight to announce that Industrial Fan Services Ltd have been appointed as the official supplier for the 42 MWe Newhurst Energy-From-Waste facility. The revolutionary facility for the Newhurst Project is based in Shepshed, Leicestershire, UK, just off the M1 motorway. A significant addition to […]

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