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BLOG 2: Keeping it simple – foundry equipment that hides its complexity

By Birgit Bernhard Service Technician, Wheelabrator Plus If I’ve learned one thing during my travels around the foundries of this world, it’s that in heavy-duty environments simplicity is king. Simplicity means being able to exchange a part easily, it means … Continue reading

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Evolution holds the key to reinventing the wheel

By Lawson Pryke European Equipment Modernisation Director and COMET Engineering Team Leader  at Wheelabrator Two years ago I was charged with developing the best blast wheel ever made – we like to set the bar high at Wheelabrator! Now, as we … Continue reading

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Under the spell of the prototype

By Stanislav Venclik Engineering Manager at Wheelabrator When I was little, one morning every fortnight started earlier than usual – I had to get up quickly and wait in line for “ABC”, the most famous Czech magazine for “young engineers and … Continue reading

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Foreign correspondent, cultural explorer, machine fitter

By Birgit Bernhard Service Technician, Wheelabrator Plus I work in a lot of foundries in my job. As a global service engineer, I oversee the deployment of heavy-duty shotblast equipment in all four corners of the world. The first thing … Continue reading

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