Hannay Reels, Inc.
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Hannay Reels, Inc. news
A new split bronze bearing insert (part # 9902-1710) is now available for 1-½” series reels, which includes reel models across several industries and applications such as LP Gas, Petroleum, Aviation, Industrial and Fire. The advantage of a split bearing on a reel is that if the bearing ever needs to be replaced, you will no longer have to remove the swivel joint as part of the task. Total replacement time can typically be cut to under 5 minutes, a reduction of 75% or more. The new two-piece split bearings will be installed on 1-½” series reels starting Q4 of 2019, and are available as replacement parts as well.
Hannay Reels is pleased to provide its LP Gas customers with a completely redesigned Guidemaster®, the GM-X, replacing the GM-700, available in Q4 of 2019. Improvements include: Main body is now constructed of Grade 303 SST (previously aluminum) with black powder coat finish. Highly durable one-piece weldment with upgraded bushings and fasteners for maximum field life. Removal of all aluminum threaded holes eliminates galvanic (bimetallic) corrosion. Hourglass rollers upgraded to wear-resistant ZAMAK material (previously aluminum), adding extra material to bottom flanges for longer life.
Eric Lounsbury has joined the Hannay team as the new Facilities Director and Coatings/Finishing Manager. Wide-Ranging Experience For the past 4 years, Eric has been the site facilities manager at GlaxoSmithKline’s plant in Oak Hill, New York. Prior to GSK, Eric acquired several years of wide-ranging experience as a chief building engineer for CBRE amongst other positions. Eric’s hands-on skills and knowledge are a great asset for Hannay Reels.