Technical Tips

[caption id="attachment_82228" align="alignright" width="300"] David Briggs[/caption] MACHINING QUICK TIPS: EXPLORING THE TOOLS Causes of Shaft Seal Leaks in Char-Lynn S Series Hydraulic Motors By David Briggs, Sr. Controls Engineer at CLIMAX – July 2021 I have been using Char-Lynn hydraulic motors for over 30 years, long before I came...

The BORTECH BW3000 Auto Bore Welder is the industry leader in automated bore welding and is known for its unrivaled performance and reliability, whether in the shop or onsite in the field. The BW3000 can weld all cylindrical surfaces and diameters ranging from 0.5 to...

As promised last week, we are giving you a closer look at the milling head assembly and how to get the results you're looking for as you begin machining with your CLIMAX milling machines. We'll review the key steps and issues associated with tramming the...

CLIMAX milling machines are designed for quick, easy setup, so with proper attention paid to set up and alignment procedures, your milling machine will be ready to provide precise, versatile on-the-job milling capabilities. "The LM6200 is a modular beast"- I call it the Lego machine because...

Out in the field, customers depend on high-quality, well-maintained machines to keep business moving. Regular, consistent maintenance is key to ensuring equipment remains reliable. CLIMAX customers use the KM3000 Key Mill because of its durability and dependability, but like any machine tool, with frequent use of the...

When planning a machining or welding job, there are dozens of questions customers ask. To help our customers stay up to date on machining techniques Tim VanBergen, our Senior Rental & Repair Specialist, shares frequently asked questions he hears from his customers. We had a customer...

Wire-flip is a common frustration that happens to even the most seasoned of welders. It can cause delays to a project, result in poor quality, and cause an enormous headache to whoever encounters this unfortunate situation. Tom Boucher, veteran CLIMAX application engineer and welder gives...

Maximizing alignment and precision can be very difficult when boring holes that are far apart. You could use an extra-long boring bar, but you would need to compensate for deflection (sag) over the unsupported span. The greater the span, the more sag in the bar. Other ad...