Aluminum & Steel

In the aluminum and steel industry, you need to stay moving. Your products are an essential part of critical operations in construction, aerospace, oil & gas, power generation, and much more. Whether you are faced with an unexpected breakdown requiring emergency, around-the-clock repair services or you seek detailed predictive maintenance reports, the pros at Chalmers & Kubeck can help. With decades of experience, a well equipped facility, and certified technicians at our disposal, C&K delivers fast, turnkey service to get production moving again and minimize your downtime.

Our Services

We offer a wide range of services to aluminum and steel partners, including preventative or predictive maintenance and emergency or routine repair services.

Gearbox Overhauls

We can handle just about any gearbox with our facility’s wide range of tools. With our gearbox overhauls for aluminum and steel companies, we can reverse engineer an obsolete gearbox for better performance that meets your modern facility’s needs.

Some of the equipment we can conduct gearbox overhauls for include the following:

  • Ladle car drives
  • Coilers and uncoilers
  • Shears
  • Saws
  • Straighteners
  • Cranes
  • Flatteners
  • Pinion stands
  • Slitters

Gear Manufacturing

Need a whole new gear? We can help there, too. We manufacture precision gearing to American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) and DIN standards, with in-house no-load spin testing and dynamic balancing up to 5,000 pounds. Gearing types include helical, double helical, and internal and external spur gears. We can reverse engineer the gear needed for your application and offer service factor upgrade options such as thru-hardened, carburized, or induction-hardened materials.

Our gear manufacturing services include emergency and on-site support offerings.

Inspections, Alignment, and Pump Repair

Other services include:

  • Borescope InspectionsWith our borescopes, we can conduct borescope inspections for aluminum and steel companies, getting into all the nooks and crannies of your gearboxes to find issues and conduct maintenance.
  • Laser Alignment ServicesOur laser alignment services help ensure gears and other components operate with precision.
  • Pump Repair: We can conduct pump repair for aluminum and steel companies on a wide range of pumps throughout your facility, including horizontal and vertical styles. We work on descale pumps, deepwell pumps, and offer on-site repairs for a speedy return to Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) standards or better.

With our repair and manufacturing services for the steel and aluminum industries, we can extend your equipment’s life and get you back on line quickly when problems appear. We’re up for a challenge and will do what it takes to get the job done without unnecessary downtime — and profit losses — for your company. Even if you have a big project at hand, our shop can handle it with an overhead crane capacity of over 50 tons, precision machining capabilities over 30 feet, and dynamic balance testing of over 5,000 pounds.

Why Chalmers & Kubeck

When you work with C&K, you’re partnering with a company that takes quality seriously — it’s the name of the game for us. Our massive, ISO-certified facilities are filled with powerful equipment and skilled technicians. We carry a range of certifications from respected organizations and can accomplish an unparalleled variety of projects, making us a one-stop shop for metal manufacturers.

C&K prides itself on delivering the high-end quality services and products required for these important facilities. In addition to quality, we also work fast and can often return equipment in less than 24 hours for emergency repairs. Our commitment to quality and customer service has gained the trust of several gearing manufacturers and serve as their factory authorized repair center:

  • Siemens Flender
  • Kumera
  • SEW Eurodrive
  • Sumitomo

Contact Us Today for Aluminum and Steel Services

If your aluminum or steel manufacturing operation needs any of the above services, please reach out to an expert today!