Service & Repair

Industrial Gearbox Repair

With our team of experienced engineers and a global network of gearbox service centres, we can ensure that your equipment is repaired in the shortest possible time, keeping downtime to its lowest level.

Why David Brown Santasalo?

If your gearbox is down, you need it up and running as quickly and efficiently as possible. Repairing an existing gearbox can be a quick and cost effective way of bringing your process availability back to 100%, compared with a replacement unit.  

With almost three centuries of combined gear engineering experience, we can deliver industrial gear repair services for David Brown Santasalo brands, as well as any other industrial gearbox brand, make or model. We are often able to conduct repairs in situ and, if not, our teams work to minimise cost and repair time to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum.

Features & Benefits

  • Industrial gearbox repair of any type or brand
  • Full gearbox rebuild option available
  • Gearbox replacement available for all brands
  • Short turnaround times
  • 24/7 emergency service
  • Extensive OEM gearbox expertise
  • Global service network with more than 30 wholly owned gearbox service and repair centres worldwide

Our capabilities

The experts in industrial gearboxes
Our extensive history has seen us work with the worlds’ biggest industrial companies. We are constantly in operation all over the world, using our expertise to solve any gearing problems that our customers experience.

Global coverage. Local service
We know how important it is to keep your equipment running at maximum performance. When you require assistance, we pride ourselves on a fast response to ensure you receive an exceptional service every time. You will find your local DBS site at the following locations:

Manufacturing & Service Centres: Canada, China, Finland, India, South Africa, UK

Service Centres: Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, Sweden, USA

Sales offices: France, Russia, Sweden, Turkey

Our engineers will use the latest video and vibration technology to analyse the condition of your gearbox’s internal parts. With this information, we will be able to provide recommendations that will improve serviceability, reliability and also accommodate future planned maintenance.

On-site service
We have teams of engineers at our service centres across the globe that are ready to support you 24/7. Our engineers will work on-site to fix any issues that your equipment is experiencing, enabling you to regain production and application availability when you need it. So whatever your issue, we will ensure your gearing doesn’t let you down.

Reverse engineering
We have the capability to reverse engineer any gearbox, and can also design and manufacture any brand new parts that may be required to carry out a complete upgrade. All of our manufacturing is carried out to ISO standards and through this process we can bring old gearboxes up to modern standards and avoid future downtime.

Asset management
Our proactive asset management services can help your operations run more efficiently while keeping costs down. We can work with you to create a regular maintenance regime to ensure that any potential issues are identified before they impact your operations. Read more


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