Cracked or Damaged Casting Repair by Reynolds French

Recognized as the Leader
in repair of cracked or damaged castings.
We do field machining, alignment and
consultation for equipment problems,
world-wide.

Rich in experience----Eager to serve

Tulsa, OK, home of Reynolds French Equipment Repair
Providing outstanding service and products to  industry for over 60 years.
Contact us today!
918-252-7545


 

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REYNOLDS FRENCH FIX #5
COOPER-BESSEMER
LSV SERIES

 

 

Let Us Show You How!

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Cooper Bessemer LSV Engine Repairs


Typical Repairs illustrated below:

LS-8 Repaired on Site
What's New in Major Casting Repairs
CO-GEN LSVB-20 Restored On Site
Replacing Damaged Main
Bearing Saddles on LSV in Hawaii
Flywheel Flanges Turned On Site

LS-8 REPAIRED ON SITE

LS8 Repaired On Site

LS8 Repair
Engine has damage on engine base and center frame.
Base repaired on site using steel fabrication and metal locks
Another engine returned to service by REYNOLDS-FRENCH repair methods
 

WHAT'S NEW IN MAJOR CASTING REPAIR...

REYNOLDS-FRENCH "know-how" saved this block. A new cast section was used to replace the damaged bed section and, once again, an engine was put back into service through the experience and expertise of REYNOLDS-FRENCH.
 

THE PROBLEM:
LSV-16 with major damage on upper and lower frame

Casting Repair on the Cooper Bessemer LSV

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Two Damaged Main Bearing Saddles Removed
2 Damaged Main Bearing Saddles Removed

 

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New Casting Installed & Locked into Place
New Casting Installed 

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Line Boring After New Saddles were Installed
Line Boring 

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Job Completed!
 

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Can you see where this unit was repaired?
Finished casting repair job 

   

 

CO-GEN LSVB-20 RESTORED ON SITE

LSVB-20 required the following:

Crankshaft straightened
Crankpin turned
Casting Repaired
Field machine work
Upper and lower liner fits restored

 

Co-Gen LSVB-20 Restored on Site

 

Left hand side of engine showing damage to base and center frame.
Inside view of crankshaft damage
Crankshaft straightened, crankpin
turned, counter weight landings machined and counterweight studs replaced.
Area being repaired with steel
fabrication and metal locks
Job completed making this another engine
returned to service by REYNOLDS-FRENCH!
 

REPLACING DAMAGED MAIN BEARING SADDLES ON LSV IN HAWAII

anicircle03_orange.gifBroken main bearing saddle removed.
anicircle03_orange.gifBroken main bearing saddles removed and pattern made.
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anicircle03_orange.gifCasting installed. Machine finished to OEM specs.

Broken main bearing saddle removed
Base being made ready
for replacement casting

Replacing Damaged Main

One of two new cast saddles set in place.
New saddles being line bored
Bearing Saddles on LSV repaired
Saddles in place and unit ready for reassembly
 

FLYWHEEL FLANGES TURNED ON SITE

OEM specs maintained in the field by use of portable machine tools and Reynolds-French expertise.

Following are a few of our on-site machine services:

  • Portable Milling of Decks & Flanges
  • Line boring
  • Crankpin turning
  • Crankshaft Straightening
  • Liner Fits Reclaimed

Flywheel flanges machined on site.
Flywheel Flanges Turned On Site 

Boring upper liner fits
Crankpin turning, straightening and polishing on site
Block erosion and cylinder liner landingórepair machined and stainless steel inserts installed

Reynolds French has a
COMPLETE MACHINE SHOP AND FACILITIES
We Work On Your Site or In Our Shop.

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Reynolds French & Co.
12525 E. 60th St.
Tulsa, OK  74146
email:  info@r-f.com
Phone:  918-252-7545
Fax:  918-252-7540

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