Wood Handling

Wood Handling

Decades of experience in the design and manufacture of mechanical power transmission technology for fibre, paper and tissue applications ensures we are a reliable supplier of gear units for wood handling applications.

All Wood Handling products
Chemical & Mechanical Pulping

Chemical & Mechanical Pulping

Chemical pulping is used for materials that need to be strong or combined with mechanical pulp to give additional product characteristics. Cooking, washing, bleaching and filter drives are key to this process and we supply robust gear systems for these very applications.

All Chemical & Mechanical Pulping products
Chemical Recovery

Chemical Recovery

Characterised by operational reliability and high efficiency, David Brown Santasalo drive solutions offer maximum performance throughout your chemical processing equipment’s entire lifecycle.

All Chemical Recovery products
Stock Preparation

Stock Preparation

We deliver a complete range of mechanical drive solutions for each stock preparation phase. To ensure optimum performance, our gearboxes are tailored to our customers’ specific applications for maximum results and process availability.

All Stock Preparation products
Recycling

Recycling

Our fibre recycling gearboxes are tailored to each application’s specific requirements and duty cycle. Engineered to deliver optimum performance, our drum pulper drives can be supplied as a single optimised solution, or as individual components.

All Recycling products
Paper Making

Paper Making

Running at super high speeds, paper and board machines demand near constant gear unit operation and require a high degree of reliability.

All Paper Making products
Finishing

Finishing

Calling on almost three centuries of industrial gear engineering expertise, David Brown Santasalo designs, develops and manufactures winder and unwinder drive systems for finishing applications.

All Finishing products
Panelboard Production

Panelboard Production

David Brown Santasalo engineers high performance gear systems for continuous press, calendar and dryer applications used in the production of panelboard.

All Panelboard Production products
Tissue Production

Tissue Production

Tissue machines are typically demanding applications and David Brown Santasalo is proud to be the market leading manufacturer of gearboxes for Yankee Cylinders.

All Tissue Production 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.