Field Consulting

A-C Equipment Services’ Field Advisors offer unmatched experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of rotary kilns, digesters and mills.

Our Field Advisors are experts in kiln and mill maintenance and repair. From advising on a part replacement or supervising a kiln adjustment to performing an onsite failure analysis, our team of advisors is dedicated to helping our clients minimize downtime, regardless of the original equipment manufacturer.

Our Field Advisors perform the following services:

  • Preventative Maintenance & Inspection
  • Part Replacements
  • Installation/Repair Supervision
  • Kiln Adjustments & Alignments
  • Onsite Training & Consulting
  • Failure Analysis

Onsite Training

Although rotary kilns have been around for over 100 years, maintenance procedures have changed and designs have been updated. A-C Equipment Services provides maintenance and repair training seminars at your plant or offices focusing on the technology utilized in your equipment.

The topics of our onsite training seminars include:

  • Outline of Kiln Inspection & Service Schedule
  • Kiln Alignment
  • Kiln Shell Ovality
  • Kiln Tire Clearance “Creep” Measurement
  • Drive Systems
  • Doglegs, Warped Shell and Emergency Drives
  • How to Prevent Hot Bearings from Happening
  • Carrying Roller Bushing Inspection and Replacement
  • Installation of Ring Gears
  • Installation and Alignment of Pinion Assemblies
  • Gear Guards
  • Proper Lubrication
  • Riding Rings and Rollers
  • Alignment of Riding Rings
  • Installation of Carrying and Thrust Rollers
  • Thrust Roller Alignment
  • Frames (Carrying Mechanism and Drive Component)
  • Preparing and Placing Grout
  • Grout Curing
  • Installation and Repair Project Planning
  • Inspection of Parts Upon Arrival
  • Storage of Parts
  • Protection for New and Used Equipment
  • Field Lifting and Handling of Machinery and Equipment
  • Troubleshooting

A-C Equipment’s Advisory services are available within the US, Mexico, Canada and Carribean.