Philadelphia Gear

Regional Facilities

Southeast

Contact Information
Philadelphia Gear
Timken Power Systems
1242 24th Avenue
Hueytown, AL 35023
Phone (toll free): 888-742-2476
Phone (local): 205-424-0442
If dialing from outside the U.S. +1 205-424-0442
Fax: 205-424-0234
E-mail: SoutheastServiceCenter@philagear.com


Capabilities

Philadelphia Gear’s Southeast Regional Service Center is strategically located in Birmingham, Alabama to be close to the power-gen, rubber, pulp & paper and cement industries, among others. With 15,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and office space, this site specializes in rapid turnaround “breakdown” jobs, and uses it’s comprehensively outfitted machine shop to get customers back online fast. Additionally, the Birmingham facility is Philadelphia Gear’s “Center of Excellence” for design and manufacture of single and double reduction cooling towers.

Manufacturing Services

The state-of-the-art facility offers the following equipment and manufacturing services:

  • 400 HP test stand
  • Laser alignment
  • Gear inspection capability
  • 25-ton crane capacity
  • 100-ton press
  • 100-ton horizontal bearing puller
  • Process and equipment upgrades
  • Reverse engineering capabilities
  • Equipment condition monitoring
  • Field service support
  • On-site rebuilds
  • Equipment predictive maintenance
  • Rapid repair and gearbox overhaul response capability
  • Magnetic particle inspection (MPI)
  • 10” bearing induction heater
  • LeBlond 25” lathe (outside diameter)
  • 13” engine lathe (outside diameter)
  • 1.3 meter Maag gear checker
  • Daewoo 15” CNC lathe (outside diameter)
  • Knuth 16” x 65” grinder (325 lb. capacity)
  • FaroArm portable coordinate measuring system
  • G & L 74”L x 48”W horizontal boring mill table
  • Blanchard 36” grinder
  • 72” gear cutting and 24” shaving
  • 18” horizontal shaper
  • 4’ arm drill press

Directions

From the Birmingham Airport

  • Take Messer Airport Highway (This is the only road out of the airport)
  • Take 20W/59S toward Tuscaloosa
  • Take Exit 112 (18th/19th Street)
  • Take a right from the exit
  • Go one block to the traffic light and take a lefGo to the next traffic light (15th Street) and take a right
  • Cross over a small creek and take the next left turn onto 24th Avenue
  • Philadelphia Gear is the 3rd building on the right
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