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Eliminate Unnecessary Downtime in Asphalt Mixing Plants

Climax Keyless Locking Assemblies facilitate the repair and rebuild of rotary asphalt plant trunnions providing a cost-effective and maintenance-friendly alternative to the traditional sweat fit methods.

Asphalt plants incorporate the use of a series of trunnions for rotating drums containing hot asphalt mix. For years these trunnion wheels were manufactured from one piece of steel forged to the precise dimensions,  or more commonly, an expensive and troublesome “sweat fit” assembly where the axle runs between two bearings and the mounted wheel. In the event of a bearing failure or tire replacement, an assembly repair is required. Most often disassembly of the axle from the wheel is extremely difficult and often impossible requiring the assistance of heat and high tonnage presses.

The loss of productivity during this often lengthy Continue reading “Eliminate Unnecessary Downtime in Asphalt Mixing Plants”

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