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Eriez® 5-Star Service Center Maintains Magnetic Strength of Wet Drum Separators with Repairs and Upgrades

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Eriez® 5-Star Service Center Maintains Magnetic Strength of Wet Drum Separators with Repairs and Upgrades

Press release date: December 3, 2009

Erie, Pa. - Restoring older Wet Drum Separators to their previous magnetic strength can now be handled through Eriez' 5-Star Service Center. The Center is located in Lake City, PA. and is staffed with trained service technicians to expertly handle even the toughest service projects. There are two distinct applications for Wet Drum Magnetic Separators. One application is the recovery of magnetite or ferrosilicon in a heavy media process. The other is the concentration and recovery of magnetite from iron ore. Over time, Wet Drum Separators used in harsh industrial environments lose their magnetic efficiency, but it can be restored with proper maintenance. To keep the magnetic power at an optimum level, the Eriez 5-Star Service Center now offers a comprehensive maintenance program for Wet Drum Separators. Portions of the maintenance program include: o Perform a visual inspection of shell, hubs, bearings and shaft end
o Remove hubs to inspect the magnetic element for damage
o Upgrade magnetic element and replace shell, if necessary
o Test the wet drum separator and ship back to customer "Our team is ready to do whatever it takes to address customers' issues and limit costly downtime of their Wet Drums," said Jim Lasko, Eriez 5-Star Service Center Manager. "We utilize original OEM parts, remanufacture equipment to original specifications and offer 'as new' warranties." Eriez also has service technicians available for in-house repairs and routine maintenance checks. "We understand that sending the equipment to our 5-Star Service Center is not always a viable option, so Eriez will come to you, even on short notice," said Dave Hansen, Eriez Customer Service Manager. Besides Wet Drum Separators, the 5-Star Service Center upgrades and maintains other Eriez equipment, including Eddy Currents, Suspended Electromagnets, Scrap Drums, Vibratory Feeders, Lift Magnets and Metal Detectors. Eriez stores several years of equipment records to help expedite servicing. Eriez' 5-Star Service also offers customers Instruction and Operation Manuals (IOMs) on the above equipment, parts lists and step-by-step troubleshooting procedures. With over 65 years of experience and facilities located around the world, Eriez offers an unparalleled level of skill, knowledge and access. For an immediate estimate or more information on Eriez' 5-Star Service, customers can call the service hotline at 1-888-300-ERIEZ. Eriez is recognized as world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and inspection applications. The company's magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, x-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through ten international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit or send e-mail to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506. Contact:
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