Case Studies

“Innovation Beyond our Clients Imagination”

Transalign ISM personnel consistently meet the challenge of In Situ refurbishment of many types of machines with innovative and accurate processes developed to achieve the required result for their clients resulting in minimal down-time. 

  1. Warrego grinding mill for copper concentrate

    A recently refurbished drive shaft and air clutch had excessive wear to the white metal motor bearings; the 7 tonnes motor was 6mm off the centre line. No new motor parts were available in the country. Transalign ISM carried out the laser alignment and everything was running within 42 hours. Read more...

  2. Coal Breaker Mill “Tyre” Machining, SA, Australia

    In order to refurbish the Coal Breaker mill tyres, Transalign ISM used high speed milling process designed specifically to mill large diameter peripheral surfaces minimising time required for stock removal and linishing only to achieve an accurate surface. Read more...

  3. Machining of seal grooves in ANI mill Trunnion

    The challenge was to develop equipment and carry out accurate and timely machining of seal grooves to rectify worn sealing surfaces. Read more...

  4. Circular milling of Raptor 1100 cone crusher seal landing, WA, Australia

    Machining rectification on in-frame at Cloudbreak Mine (Minprovise, WA) was carried out with precision in one of the harshest environments in Australia with no stoppages or safety issues, saving the client significant down-time costs. Read more...

  5. In-Situ Dowelling

    Transalign ISM has carried out dowel holes to H7 tolerance projects in Australia at Olympic Dam, SA and ERA Ranger Mine, NT, and subsequently in Freeport, Indonesia, Minera Esperanza, Atacama Chile, in addition to Aitik, Boulden, Sweden. Read more...

  6. In-Situ Stud Removal

    The processes Transalign ISM has developed to carry out firstly, removal of corroded or broken studs in sole plates has saved clients many hundreds of thousands of dollars in down-time. Read more...

  7. Stockpile Lip Liner Sole Plates

    Recently, an important client required the rectification of 200 M36 studs in stock pile lip liner sole plates. A crew of eight personnel worked through five consecutive shifts to get it done in a very tight time-frame. Read more...

  8. North Parkes Mine, NSW, Australia

    Re-surfacing was required on a circular surface of approximately 2m diameter on a vertical plane by circular milling of a 150mm wide mounting surface. The successful machining process was completed and the Mill Trunnion was re-installed with minimum down time loss. Read more...

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