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Precision Roll Grinders vs. Other Grinding Services: The Rewards of Value, Part 2

Posted by Doug Thompson on Jul 26, 2018 9:15:00 AM

In Part 1 of our series, we discussed PRG’s value in terms of roll longevity (roll shape over time). This week, we’ll attach the dollar amounts associated with working with PRG vs. working with roll grinding services with lower UPFRONT costs. We’ll also discuss the HIDDEN costs that, at the end of the day, gouge your bottom line – by thousands of dollars!

 

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Topics: Best Practices, Roll Grinding, Maintenance, Process Improvements, Manufacturing Profit

Precision Roll Grinders vs. Other Grinding Services: The Rewards of Value, Part I

Posted by Doug Thompson on Jul 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM

A True Story

Here’s a true story to demonstrate cost savings. A maintenance supervisor chose the least expensive roll grinding service from a short stack of bids. Upper management was pleased, but only for a little while. Within 6 months, the roll caused chaos in the production line, producing chatter, barring, profile variations and unplanned maintenance. The roll was sent for another roll grind.

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Topics: Best Practices, Roll Grinding, Maintenance, Process Improvements, Manufacturing Profit

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