System and Stitching
60 years ago the American oil industry developed a method of cold
casting repair, utilising the now well known metal stitching key
and stud. This method allowed repairs to be undertaken on sophisticated
machinery 'in situ' without the use of flame welding.
the second world war this process came into it's own and was widely
used within the industry. A series of companies sprang up offering
their service as cold casting repairers, specializing in the repair
of machinery which often would have been useless due to the lack
of spare parts.
of these companies still exist today, however, we at Dukerswell
Engineers have taken one further important step in the cold casting
repair industry. We are now allowing you the opportunity of repairing
your own castings with our own fully comprehensive repair kit, step
by step instruction manual, and your own maintenance or plant engineers.
complete kit comprises of over 80 high quality tools and equipment,
some of which are shown in this picture.
true advantages of the Dukerslock System
By using our kit and your own maintenance/plant engineers you will
gain total independence from cold casting repair companies.
from obtaining time wasting quotations, repairs can be undertaken
at your convenience (and not theirs).
can be commenced immediately, especially important when the fracture
occurs on board ship, whilst at sea.
complete kit can be easily stored and is upplied in it's own rugged
only power required to operate the tools within the kit is an air
supply of 12 cfm at 100 p.s.i.
kit includes a step by step instruction manual complete with illustrated
more information on our Dukerslock System and Stitches
call us on 01622 757710