Primary Processing

Primary Processing

David Brown Santasalo’s in-depth knowledge and experience in primary metals processing means that we only deliver products of the highest quality and reliability. Producing everything from main hoists, conveyor drives and bull gears, to drives for kilns, pelletisers and furnaces, our heritage is built on delivering reliable products into critical aspects of the primary processing of metals.

All Primary Processing products
Secondary Processing

Secondary Processing

Our vast experience in supplying high-quality engineered products into the secondary processing of metals enables us to create bigger and better products for our customers. Our high quality products are built to last, ensuring our customers can concentrate on metals processing.

All Secondary Processing products

Gearbox Repair

Not only do we provide expert service for our own brands - we can service, maintain, repair and upgrade any industrial gearbox make or model from our service centres across the globe. You can rest assured with David Brown Santasalo - our combined industrial gear engineering experience totals almost 300 years!

Case Studies

David Brown Santasalo upgrades Sonnerdale Richardson gearbox from the 1960s!

The team in Perth, Australia worked around the clock to repair and overhaul a 55 year old Sonnerdale Richardson speed reducer gearbox to enable it to be put back in service at a busy aluminium smelter.

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Case Studies

Size constraints prove no problem as production capacity is increased by 40%

David Brown Santasalo (then David Brown) worked closely with a major steel manufacturer in the Indian subcontinent to deliver 40% increased capacity and minimal disruption to production during the planned upgrade of its hot strip mill facilities.

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Case Studies

Drop-in gearbox solution results in 20% increase in productivity

When a UK aluminium plant owner required an increase in delivered mill power from 660kW to 1500kW, David Brown Santasalo (then David Brown) utilised more than 150 years of gear engineering expertise to design a solution that provided the power increase as well as being easily mounted in the precise configuration of the original gearboxes.

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