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I can answer any questions on Mechanical technology. Rigging, shop practices, Hydraulics, Pnuematics,Gears, bearings, belts, fasteners, Safety, Machine tools. Anything within the scope of the Millwright Apprenticeship. All areas of plant maintenance.

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30yrs plant experience light packaging, heavy industrial( Steel and Auto). Taught the entire Millwright course for over 12yrs at three provincial colleges. Published the Study tool titled Millwright Exam Questions available from 2007-2009. Personally helped over 400 students successfully obtain their trade licenses.


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Licensed Millwright since 1991, Electronic Eng. Tech. since 1982. Bachelor degree 2008.

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George Brown College and Mohawk College Numerous individual students

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2015-12-12 Pump rating:

Hi Obi, You would need to determine the H/p requirement for the pump. The pump manufacturer would be my first choice. Contact them if you don't have information on this pump. They should be able to tell

2015-05-16 nut and bolt:

Hi thank you for the additional Information. I would re torque the bolts and return to operation than do an inspection after about a day. keep an eye on it. It almost seems that the bolts were not properly

2015-05-14 nut and bolt:

Hi this is a normal reaction to thermal expansion and or vibration. When the exchanger cools the bolts contract or shrink. This process creates internal leaks within the exchanger. I have always added

2014-06-12 conveyor systems:

Hi You need to look at the loading characteristics such as: Torque and HP required to move peak loads, Min to max HP requirements and load variations. Soft or hard start will determine coupling size as

2011-09-27 water towers:

Hi John, Good question. I have never been involved in this side of the building trade but lets think about this one. I think it is due to the efficiency of modern pumps. Today, pumps can move water much


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