Safely Replacing Bronze Overlay with Guide Bands


To reduce costs and maintenance by replacing bronze overlay with guide bands.


System Seals’ Cylinder Optimization Process revealed specific information that enabled the repair shop to remove the bronze and safely install new guide bands.


The change saved the repair shop and the steel mill an estimated $1,000 per cylinder for each repair, while reducing maintenance schedules nearly in half.

Ron Claus

Tel: 216.220.1800


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