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New motors power up CLIMAX line boring machines

New motors power up CLIMAX line boring machines

CLIMAX customers have long considered the BB5000 Boring Bar to be the most versatile and user-friendly line boring machine on the market. They report that the machine is easy to set up, extremely rigid and surprisingly powerful even in the …

Tackling Mining Repair Challenges in the Powder River Basin

Tackling Mining Repair Challenges in the Powder River Basin

Located in the heart of the Powder River Basin, Pro-Line Machining’s portable machine tool offerings help keep the region’s large mining equipment operating at peak performance. Supplying approximately 40 percent of the nation’s coal, the Powder River Basin is the …

Five Steps to Creating a Phonographic Finish

Five Steps to Creating a Phonographic Finish

Preventing leaks and maintaining effective sealing of flanged surfaces is crucial in the oil, gas and chemical industry. Regular inspection and preventative maintenance procedures can help prevent crises and ensure operations run efficiently. Flanged surfaces that require preventative maintenance include …

BB5000 and BW1000 Training Success Story

BB5000 and BW1000 Training Success Story

While many companies partner with independent contractors to support machining jobs, others take machining and repairs in house, seeking to operate in a more efficient and cost-effective manner. Due to the sheer size and scope of projects in the heavy …

New and improve flange facer goes big

New and improve flange facer goes big

Safety, versatility, capability. Excellence in each of those areas is what CLIMAX was aiming for when developing the new FF6300 flange facer. If early beta tests are any indication, the aim was true.

The FF6300, available for purchase or …

Axial Feed Unit Preventive Maintenance: Dos and Don’ts

Axial Feed Unit Preventive Maintenance: Dos and Don’ts

Last month, we shared three cost-effective maintenance options for your BB5000 and BB4500 to ensure top performance. This month, we’re focused on preventive maintenance.

A preventive maintenance routine looks different for each customer since a routine is dependent on the …

Three cost-effective maintenance options for your BB5000 and BB4500

Three cost-effective maintenance options for your BB5000 and BB4500

The Axial Feed Unit and Rotational Drive Unit for the CLIMAX BB5000 and BB4500 line boring machines require regular maintenance to ensure top performance. Maintaining proper functionality of both units is crucial to sustaining reliability and performance so your line …

FAQ: You wanted to know…

You ask and we listen! We receive dozens of customer questions every day. Whether you need advice on the best line boring machine option that will meet specific job requirements or information about our summer internship program, we have an …

Automated boring and welding machines yield higher productivity

It may be impossible to think of an industry that isn’t interested in reducing costs associated with labor and worker injuries. In industries with frequent use of heavy equipment, such as construction or manufacturing, repairs and maintenance are everyday operations …

Making the difficult doable

Making the difficult doable

In the field or in the shop, a lot of parts needing repair prove to be awkward. A flange could be at an odd angle, and in a confined space. A gear box might have multiple bores — right next …