The Importance of Preventative Maintenance

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A man with safety gear is shown working with Rotochopper's B66 grinding machine at a grinding site.

Buying a horizontal grinder is a significant investment, and in order to make the most of your money, proper maintenance services should be performed to keep your grinder in good shape and running at peak performance. The best way to service your grinder is through regularly scheduled preventative maintenance checkups, which are designed to maximize the longevity of your machine and minimize the chance of a serious breakdown.

Preventative maintenance allows you to stay one step ahead of larger issues. By having your grinder inspected regularly, expert technicians can make sure its functioning properly. It also allows them to spot smaller issues—a crack or loose bolt, for example—and fix them before they turn into something more serious.

Preventative maintenance programs are also designed to save you and your operation money. By performing regular inspections and maintenance on your grinder, you reduce the chance of a bigger breakdown in the future, which could cut into your uptime, reducing productivity, efficiency, and potential profit. Seemingly small problems, which may be relatively inexpensive to fix at the time, can become much more expensive corrections if left unaddressed.

Overall, preventative maintenance is the best way to maximize the lifespan of your horizontal grinder. Keeping it well-serviced reduces unnecessary wear and tear, providing increased longevity of your parts and equipment.

Rotochopper’s Preventative Maintenance Program

At Rotochopper, our Preventative Maintenance Program offers individual visits or regularly scheduled checkups for your convenience. As a factory-direct company, our service technicians are knowledgeable and expertly trained to inspect your grinder, taking maintenance history, performance, and usage into account. Intervals between inspections and the checkups themselves are also personalized to ensure your grinder is getting the best care it needs to keep your operation running smoothly.

We understand how important it is for your operation to reduce downtime, which is why we work with you to schedule your preventative maintenance checkups around your machine’s busiest times. Schedule your visits in advance to take advantage of your operation’s off-season and ensure you’re ready to go when the busy season begins.

For more information on Rotochopper’s Preventative Maintenance Program, visit our website. For questions or to schedule your preventative maintenance checkup, contact one of our customer service support representatives.


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