Philadelphia Gear

Mechanical Repairs and Services

Maine Industrial offers a complete range of mechanical services for the hydro industry such as repairs to runners, wicket gates and head covers, as well as complete bearing repair services.

Our extensive machine shop has the capability to completely rebuild Kaplan and Francis runners. We also repair cavitation holes, keyway damage and balance equipment up to 60,000 lbs.

Services include:

  • Runner repairs
  • Cavitation hole repair
  • Keyway damage repair
  • Balancing services
  • Complete bearing services
  • Wicket gate, curb rings and head cover rebuilds
  • Shaft fabrication
  • Field machining
  • Metal stitching
  • Welding services
  • Keyway broaching
  • Gearbox services

Runner Repairs

Runners often suffer metal loss or develop cracks due to foreign objects, cavitation, and abnormal operating conditions. Maine Industrial Repair Services has an extensive machine shop to completely rebuild Kaplan & Francis runners. We also repair cavitation holes, keyway damage & balance up to 25,000 lbs.

Complete Bearing Services

We have the ability to grind, hone, and polish bearing surfaces to restore them to a mirror finish, and will repair any oil leaks and replace bearing shoes as required. Other bearing core competencies include:

  • Babbitt bearing repairs and re-pours with excellent bonding
  • Water bearing re-staving & reconditioning
  • Thrust bearing reconditioning to a mirror finish
  • Bearing conversions

Other Mechanical Services

  • Wicket gate, curb rings and head cover rebuilds
  • Shaft fabrications from castings to 18 ft.
  • Field machining stationary wear rings
  • Laser, 4-wire and center wire alignments
  • Keyway broaching
  • Welding services

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