Recently I was removing a motor coupling from a motor shaft and a horizontal clutch on a Goss Metroliner. The two pieces were press fit with no setscrews. Standard gear pullers wouldn’t provide enough force to remove the coupling so I tried using a 10-ton Hydraulic Ram (Porta-Power), hollow cylinder and spreader-bar. The 10-ton Hydraulic […]
Several problems can occur whenever the press isn’t square. Consider: Web wrinkles are present when one unit is misaligned with another unit or the folder. Print register is affected and may be impossible to correct. Driveline couplings and drive shafts may wear out prematurely. The tools used to correct alignment problems will vary from press […]
Newspaper Production & Research Center, NP&RC a non-profit newspaper production training school located in Oklahoma City with a 15,000 square foot building, now has a running Goss Metroliner press that will be used to train press operators not only the fundamentals of double-width press operations but will teach advanced courses, as well as maintenance and […]
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