Major Overhaul 10ft Comet in Graman

26th Mar 2018

On inspection, we found a broken Crosshead with worn main bearing.

Gwydir Water Services ordered a new major overhaul kit through Comet Windmills which includes driveshaft, connecting rod, crosshead with pins and dowels, swivel, and bearings.

We returned to the site and completed the repairs:

  • Removed the head, fan and tail off the tower with our Hiab crane truck
  • Removed fan and tail
  • Installed all the major overhaul kit plus all new oil wicks and oil
  • Reinstalled the fan and tail
  • Tightened and replaced nuts and bolts where required
  • Refitted it to the 30 foot comet tower ready for anther 20 or 30 years of pumping

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