CTI Gearbox, refurbishment, British Steel

CTI Gearbox, refurbishment, British Steel

British Steel


Project details

Client: British Steel
Application: Overhead track drives
Gearbox: CTI
Reported Problem: Persistent & frequent failures of geared components & bearing journals
Considerations: Thin wall SG iron gear case. Some shock loadings. Some mis-alignment.
Brief: Graph gears to ascertain optimum contact. Manufacture replacement gears to upgraded specification. EN19 flame hardened. Refurbish gear unit introducing EN24T bearing sleeves.
Result: Improved working practices, OEM bearings & reversed engineered parts now see MTBF increased to over 18 months

Unit in-situ

Gear unit fitted to hook assembly

Gear running condition


Modification proposal

Replacement gears

Unit as Received

Worn bearing journal & pinion

Completed refurbishment

Refurbished gear units with new gears & bearing bushes

Dana SAC UK (Head Office)

Dana SAC UK Ltd, Kestrel Court, Centre Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1QX
T: 01925 636682 / E: [email protected]

Gearbox Service Centre

Dana SAC UK Ltd, Exmoor Avenue, Skippingdale Ind Estate, Scunthorpe, North Lincs, DN15 8NJ
T: 01724 281868 / E: [email protected]