Reworked parts are a less expensive route to go when money is tight, but not addressing the root cause of the failure can prove even more costly. Torsional issues and improper repair practices can result in even more issues down the road. These photos show a failed crankshaft that became embrittled after a weld repair that failed again due to torsional issues. Come see us at the Eastern Gas Compression Roundtable on May 2-4, 2023 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.
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