The balance of maintenance cost versus downtime is the most common question we receive from our industrial cutting customers. Maintenance-induced downtime is costly in so many ways. Obviously, when a machine is down for maintenance it is not running production; however, production…Continue reading Should You Be Using Nikro Knives in Your Underwater Pelletizing Operation?
Most underwater pelletizers look to their blades when pellets change consistency or production decreases. As the most common wear-out part, underwater pelletizing blades should be inspected at routine intervals. However, many operators miss-out on cost reduction opportunities by…Continue reading How to Cut Costs Through Underwater Pelletizer Die Maintenance
Underwater pelletizers know that machine uptime is paramount. When pelletizers are down, production suffers. Minimizing blade and die change-out ensures that maximum productivity is achieved and increases the lifetime of the pelletizer.Continue reading Die Resurfacing and Grinding in Small Underwater Pelletizing Operations
Industrial improvement projects often boil down to a central theme: do it better, for less cost. However, these two goals can seem run at odds with one another, but their opposition is only surface deep, especially where maintenance is concerned. Most of us have experienced the…Continue reading Is Sharpening Your Pelletizer Rotor Worth the Cost?
As a pelletizer, you understand the costs associated with downtime. You also understand the costs associated with procuring new blades and rotors. But did you know that you can control these costs with proper blade inspections and maintenance?Continue reading Preventive Maintenance for Your Pelletizer Blades