Once your Lufkin gearbox arrives at our
facility we disassemble, clean, inspect and measure all
gears and shafts and determine if your Lufkin gears and
shafts are qualified to be repaired. If the Lufkin gears and
shafts are not repairable, we have the capabilities
and expertise to manufacture all new Lufkin gears and shafts
such as Helical, Double Helical, Herringbone, Split Herring
bone, Bevel, Spiral Bevel, Spur Gears, Ring Gears, Eternal
Ring Gears, Rack & Pinion, Worm Gears, Double Enveloping
Worm Gears, Hypoid Gears, Screw Gears, Plus More! Once your
Lufkin gearbox is repaired we then do a six hour test
run for overheating, vibration, and leaking to ensure our 24
Month Guarantee. National Gear Box Repair can do all of
these repairs and rebuilds at a considerable amount of
saving rather than buying a new Lufkin gearbox.
Lufkin Gearbox Repair
The Lufkin Foundry and Machine Company Established in 1902 by a group of Five Texan and
Louisiana lumberman who needed a simple shop to repair sawmill machinery and eventually
manufacture it. The company would move on to produce machinery and repair locomotive and
industrial equipment throughout both World Wars. Since then Lufkin has manufactured gears for
tanks, landing craft and integral engine parts for The United States Military, even receiving a
Navy E Award and 3 Stars for Excellence in production after the first World War.
level of production and manufacturing would continue to grow allowing the
company to create 3 divisions of focus between Machinery, Trailer, and Automotive / Industrial
Supplies. Lufkin Gearboxes were originally put into production for the saw mill industry
becoming a standard for any right angle or conveyor based system. Lufkins fully automated
hydraulic pumping units used to extract hard to reach natural gas reservoirs have also aided in
the absolute growth of the company.
The Benefits of Using A
Lufkin has set the industry standard world wide in the oil and gas industry through the Lufkin
Pumping Unit. No other industrial solution equals the adaptability of the Lufkin Pump Line. The
same can be said with their integrated approach to create adaptable speed increasers and
reducers as well as other transmission equipment like gearboxes.
Lufkin gearboxes are amongst the most customizable for any fitting or enveloping needs.
Similar to the FALK Gearboxes produced by the RexNord corporation which feature the ability
to swap out the drop in build kit. This allows Lufkin gearboxes to produce efficiently and to allow
growth of your production line without having to replace the power behind it all.
Cement Industries Benefit From Lufkin Gearboxes by incorporating them into their pulverizers,
grinding ball mills, high pressure grinders and kiln drives. For this Single, Double or Triple stage
parallel shaft styles are recommended with epicyclic gears and split torque gears. The most
common industry for Lufkin Gearbox Repair seems to be the cement industries. We have
familiared ourself with these machines and these conditions to make us far more efficient are
performing all industrial gearbox repair with
Mining Industries Benefit From Lufkin Gearboxes by incorporating them into their crushing
pulverizers, sag mills and Kiln Drives. These types of gearboxes can be single or multi stage
parallel shaft gearboxes with multiple output shafts.
Rubber Mills Benefit From Lufkin Gearboxes by incorporating them into their calendars, mills,
mixers, pi barrells and extruders.
Plastics Industries Benefit From Lufkin Gearboxes by incorporating them into mixers, melt
pumps and pelletizing extruders. For this multiple stage parallel shafts with multiple outputs
ranging from 300 KW to 3000 KW is the standard.
Metals (Aluminum / Steel) Industries Benefit From Lufkin Gearboxes by incorporating them into
Rolling Mills, Winders/Rewinders and Z mills. Epicyclic Gears and Single Double and Triple
Stage Parallel Shafts with a Ratio of 1:1 to 100:1 is the standard.
Chemical Industries Benefit From Lufkin Gearboxes by incorporating them into Compressors,
pumps, fans, blowers and expanders.
Power Generation Benefits From Lufkin Gearboxes by incorporating them into steam/gas
turbine generators, Diesel GEnerators, Expanders, Pumps and FD/ID Fans.
Lufkin Gearbox Repair
If your Lufkin Gearbox in need of
Gearbox Repair ?
All Mechanics at National Gear
Repair are certified through The Falk School and are more than equipped with experience,
critical spare parts and archived blue prints of all Lufkin Gearbox Models (including legacy
models) to make sure we can get you back up in as little time as possible.
Upon receiving your Lufkin Gearbox we will thoroughly clean and inspect your gearbox
to find the fault, repair / remanufacture components and install them as recommended by OEM
Specifications. We Replace all bearings, seals, gaskets and shims to OEM Specifications.
All Bearing Floats and Preloads are measured and set to OEM Specifications, the
original backlash is reset, interior and exteriors are repainted with a high temperature resistant
primer to prevent overheating and corrosion.
Following the rebuild process National Gear Repair will begin the testing phase of your
Lufkin Gearbox. The Lufkin Gearbox is filled with Royal Purple Testing oil to begin a 4 to 6 hour
vibration, overheating and leaking test. Once the gearbox passes this test run it is certified and
warrantied with our 24 month warranty and is shipped back to you at no cost.
National Gear Repair also offers 24 Hour Emergency Rush Repairs and as such we also
any kind of gear up to 20” in diameter in under 24 hours
Including Bevel, Spiral Bevel, Helical, Double Helical, Spur Gears, Bull Gears and More .
National Gear Repair Offers Free Freight and Free Quotes Nationwide as well as a 24
Month Warranty that goes into effect when you install your Lufkin Gearbox. All Lufkin
Repairs are covered by this same warranty for free which goes into effect upon installation.
Is your Lufkin Gearbox in need of repair? Feel Free To Contact
National Gear Repair at
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