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One good turn deserves another

One good turn deserves another

Remember the story we did not so long ago about the Schenck CAB 920? Well, there’s an interesting update. A few weeks ago, we had an issue with the software, this is normal as things often go wrong with any software. This could be devastating to us as it is downtime....

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Schenck CAB 820 measuring unit

Schenck CAB 820 measuring unit

At Indrotech we always try to keep ahead of the industries that we are in. One of the ways we do this is by investing in the most efficient and up to date machinery. We have recently given our industrial balancing capacity a facelift with the introduction of new...

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Boat Propeller Balancing Melbourne

Boat Propeller Balancing Melbourne

Boat Propeller BalancingYou can get it driving, you can get it fishing, you can get it anywhere. Matter of fact we service all industries… Boat propeller balancing. Variety is one of the many interesting things about what we do. We recently balanced a boat propeller...

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Military Driveshaft Balancing

Military Driveshaft Balancing

Military Driveshaft BalancingAnother lot of military shafts that sit under one truck all serving a different purpose. Quite amazing…Industrial / Commercial Driveshafts and Automotive Tailshafts From our manufacturing plant in Hallam, we can design, assemble and...

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2 Metre Diameter Impellers

2 Metre Diameter Impellers

2 Metre Diameter ImpellersAs we have moved into the new factory we are ready and have been taking on larger projects. And this is how we do it.Larger workshop Our new factory is near 3 times the size of our old one. This gives us the opportunity to further expand our...

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Fan Making A Horrible Noise

Fan Making A Horrible Noise

Blocked fan making a horrible noise…and then they ask us, “why is our fan making a horrible noise and not performing?” Perhaps because it’s blocked!!!With over a decade of experience as an Industrial Fans Supplier, Manufacturer & Repair. We deliver a solution that is...

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Cab 803 Balancing Machine Designed For Little Rotors

Cab 803 Balancing Machine Designed For Little Rotors

Indrotech's new balancing machineAn update on our upcoming move: With the advent of the new factory, we have increased our capacity which has allowed us to purchase another balancing machine. This time it is a Schenck CAB 803 Balancing Machine. This little beauty is...

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Air Control For Food Manufacturing Melbourne

Air Control For Food Manufacturing Melbourne

Air Control For Food Manufacturing MelbourneButterfly valve – For Air Control Air Control Food Manufacturing Melbourne. Due to the diverse range of industries we work in, we have come across another interesting element of an airflow system. This time it is what we...

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Industrial Fan Projects Are Getting Larger

Industrial Fan Projects Are Getting Larger

Our industry is changing and it’s to do with size. It is evident from our experience that we are finding that the industrial fan projects are getting larger. There is a need for larger fans. With this we too must adjust our operations to suit this change. Bigger fans?...

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Fully Assembled Driveshaft Balancing

Fully Assembled Driveshaft Balancing

3 piece driveshaft balancing. What is the best way to balance a 3 piece driveshaft? Fully assembled driveshaft balancing. Most people think that the only way to balance a driveshaft is piece by piece. At Indrotech we believe that you can only get the right balance...

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Dynamically Balancing A Closed Face Rotor

Dynamically Balancing A Closed Face Rotor

What a wonderful feature Dynamically balancing a closed face rotor is pretty straight forward when it comes to the theory behind it. You have a full 360-degree area to correct from in 2 planes for instance; a flywheel or a wide roller. Things tend to get more complex...

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Hard And Soft Bearing Balancing Machines

Hard And Soft Bearing Balancing Machines

The relationship between types of balancing machines and the standard it follows. There is confusion between the operational characteristics of these 2 types of machines, the Hard Bearing and Soft Bearing, in relation to the RPM listed on the ISO Standard.Hard Bearing...

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Low Noise Motor Cooling Impeller

Low Noise Motor Cooling Impeller

Low Noise Motor Cooling ImpellerImpeller back to its original state This is known as a low noise motor cooling impeller of which we have seen plenty of in the field. This one is old and has passed its use by date. It is used on electric motors pre high efficiency...

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Industrial Rotational Technology Melbourne

Industrial Rotational Technology Melbourne

What’s the best way to keep your customers happy?That was the question that Indrotech has been trying to answer for years now. And the answer was staring them right in the face. Indrotech is an industrial rotational technology company that manufactures fans, balancing...

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Industrial Furnace Fans Industrial Oven Fans

Industrial Furnace Fans Industrial Oven Fans

Cladded Fans for Industrial Furnaces and ovensAs a part of our designing procedure, we first look at what our customer wants to achieve. We then work with them to design the right application. Recently a customer came to us with a situation that needed more thought....

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Gearbox Cooling Mining Industry Radial Blade Impeller Fans

Gearbox Cooling Mining Industry Radial Blade Impeller Fans

GearboxCooling Mining Industry Radial Blade Impeller FansGearbox Cooling – 30-inch radial blade cooling impeller for a 1000kW gearbox At Indrotech we love a challenge, and this one was right up our alley. It involved an industrial gearbox that had failed because of...

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Industrial Fans Melbourne High Pressure Blowers

Industrial Fans Melbourne High Pressure Blowers

You little Beauty!!! We’ve had a monster before, but this time it’s a little beauty. This sits in a research facility exhausting carbon fibre fumes.This 6” high-pressure blower is 10 times smaller but takes 100 times longer to make at 100 times the effort.We will work...

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Mechanical Maintenance Services High Rise Buildings

Mechanical Maintenance Services High Rise Buildings

Another Monster!Issues with mechanical maintenance services for a high rise, an office or any industrial building Remember not so long ago we told you about an old and tiered 60“ diameter double width Richardson fan assembly. Well, after we did what we had to do to...

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Twisted Driveshaft

Twisted Driveshaft

Twisted driveshaftThis is a prime example of what happens to a driveshaft when excessive torque is applied.It is common that the universal joint won’t fail even though it is the weakest link. Instead, the tube will twist sometimes tearing apart other times not. This...

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Industrial Ventilation Melbourne

Industrial Ventilation Melbourne

Big Sucker!! Industrial Ventilation Our good friends at Hallam Performance needed our input to exhaust fumes from their chassis dyno section in their workshop. It’s quite obvious what happens when there is no exhaust fan in this type of environment. When running a...

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Duplication Of A Damaged Industrial Fan

Duplication Of A Damaged Industrial Fan

Why bother reinventing the wheel!We always find that reinventing the wheel is not the best way of doing things. Especially when something can be duplicated. For example, when something comes into our factory looking like this. We simply reuse the original dimensions...

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What Do You Think This Might Be

What Do You Think This Might Be

What do you think this might be? At Indrotech we come across a wide range of things in our day to day activity. Here’s something that we came across I wonder if you can work out what it is. Well it was a truck driveshaft It’s a piece of 120 x 6mm thick truck tailshaft...

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Mixed Flow Impeller Duplication

Mixed Flow Impeller Duplication

Mixed Flow Impeller DuplicationMixed Flow Upon the customer requesting a duplicate of this impeller of which we balanced at the end of the year as a routine yearly maintenance. The original impeller was badly corroded even though it was of stainless steel.The...

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What A Monster Industrial Balancing

What A Monster Industrial Balancing

What a Monster!!!!!! Industrial balancing repair of the fan assembly. It was truly an honour to be elected in the revival of this failed, old and tired 60″ diameter double width Richardson fan assembly. This unit would be around 35 to 40 years old. We need to respect...

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Balancing Large Pulleys

Balancing Large Pulleys

Balancing Large PulleysThat’s Pulleying its weight! Balancing large pulleys. I never thought that a pulley could be this big. Weighing in at 1.2 tonne and a whopping 1.8 metres long and a diameter of 600 millimetres. It obviously drives a massive belt. We balanced it...

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Things To Look For Before You Modify Your 4wd

Things To Look For Before You Modify Your 4wd

When it comes to getting the best out of your 4X4 the idea of modifying the vehicle comes to mind. But there are things to look for before you modify your 4WD. Especially when you need it to perform its best in rough terrain. At Indrotech we have found through our 20...

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Ford Holden Two Piece Shafts Bearing Change

Ford Holden Two Piece Shafts Bearing Change

Indrotech is finding that there are more and more Ford and Holden two piece shafts that require centre bearing changes. If you feel a vibration through your drive train, it’s most probably a failed centre bearing. We replace Ford BA, BF and FG Falcons. The most common...

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Deciding To Modify Your 4wd

Deciding To Modify Your 4wd

Deciding to modify your 4X4?As a follow up to our “Things to look for before you modify your 4X4” Indrotech have acquired a new off-road specialist client. They are passionate & regular off-roaders who above all else, as they put it “love to get out there &...

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A Bumpy Ride

A Bumpy Ride

A Bumpy rideAt Indrotech we feel it our duty to educate the industry on what faults we look for on a problematic driveshaft and how and why we rectify it.Here is a fault that we find with a typical truck drive shafts. The fault either comes from neglect to service it,...

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Truly Reversible Axial Recirculating Impeller

Truly Reversible Axial Recirculating Impeller

Remember the Truly Reversible Axial Recirculating Impeller Remember the Truly Reversible Axial Recirculating Impeller that we talked about a little while ago? Well I called my customer the other day to see how it was going. And just as I suspected he tells me all is...

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Schenck H20 Hard Bearing Balancing

Schenck H20 Hard Bearing Balancing

Schenck H20 hard bearing balancingIndrotech Pty Ltd is proud to announce their new addition to their Industrial Balancing facility; a Schenck H20 hard bearing balancing machine backed up with a CAB 590 measuring unit. Indrotech, Australia’s leader in Industrial...

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A Blowing Success

A Blowing Success

A Blowing SuccessFoundries are generally inhospitable environments. Indrotech were approached by Geelong based foundry IXL Metal Castings to design a solution to the heat build up and replacement of internal environment in the foundry caused by pouring molten metals...

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Were Pumped

Were Pumped

At Indrotech we love a challenge We were approached last month by a customer seeking an alternative to the hydraulic arrangement in their mobile water pump system which would be more cost effective to run. Our design team set out to create a robust system which had to...

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Its A Matter Of Balance

Its A Matter Of Balance

A day in the life of the balancing machine! First up – The Thresher, workhorse of farm equipment, like all rotational equipment if it is out of balance it won’t operate at optimum capacity. The damaged metal fingers get replaced and after a short crane ride it’s ready...

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