All Blog Posts about ‘tire grinding’

Question of the Week: What are the Signs it is Time for Tire Grinding?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary drum tires and trunnion wheels can become worn over time, and result in the following changes:         Chattering or vibrational noises Pitting Spalling Rolled over edges Timing marks Ridges Taper wear Washboarding The characteristics mentioned above can cause the weight of Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Tire Wear and Restoration

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo reveals rotary drum tire wear (left) and tire restoration (right). Through normal wear and tear over time, tires can develop pitting, spalling, timing marks, or grooves, as seen in the left photo. If untreated, these load bearing surfaces can cause the weight Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Tire Wear

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Tire Wear

Our photo this week shows wear on a rotary drum tire, a common problem resolved through a reconditioning process known as tire grinding. Over time, tires begin to wear and consequently, may show ridges, pitting grooves, or overall uneven surface texture. FEECO, though, has a Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Tire Grinding

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Tire Grinding

Our photo this week shows tire grinding equipment restoring a damaged tire. Tire grinding is a service offered by FEECO to restore tires and other load-bearing surfaces of a rotary drum. Through normal wear over time and, most commonly, because of misalignment issues, tire surfaces Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Tire Grinding

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Tire Grinding

This week’s photo shows a rotary drum tire being refurbished through tire grinding. Tire grinding is one aspect of rotary drum maintenance that helps to catch problems early on, potentially avoiding costly downtime. All rotary drums, whether heap leaching drums, rotary kilns, or dryers, rest Continue reading →

 

Service Spotlight: Tire Grinding

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Rotary Drum Tire Wear (Tire Grinding Service)

Tires and Trunnion Wheels are the support base for your rotary drum, whether it’s a kiln, dryer, or agglomerator. Problems starting with tires and trunnion wheels can quickly propagate throughout the rest of the drum, causing premature equipment failure. Because of this, it is extremely Continue reading →