Keep your Gin Up !!!

31/10/22 – A Gin manufacturer in Lancashire experienced a production shutdown because two spring loaded Platform assemblies had seized and jammed the filling machine. The internal shafts of the machine had also bent. The breakdown occurred at 8pm on Monday and was taken back to Arrow’s workshop. Luckily, Arrow had spares in stock from a …

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No Fun at the Fair…

A fairground ride near Manchester airport was out of commission due to a broken gearbox. The gearbox had failed because it’s housing was cracked and the oil had leaked out and the Worm wheel had worn. This meant that there was no drive and the ride was out of action. The gearbox was practically un-repairable, …

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Local Bakery Losing Production

We were called out at 10pm on Saturday by a local Bakery where they were losing production because the Timing Pulley on their Check Weigher had failed. The pulley was Aluminium and driving a 32mm wide timing belt, the aluminium teeth had worn due to the torque and continuous use, causing the belt to slip …

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Kickstart to the Future

With an ageing workforce, and an eye to the future, Arrow Engineering was on the look-out for fresh talent and the next generation of leaders, when the Kickstart scheme was announced in autumn 2020. ‘We wanted to build a solid team and secure the future for the business’, said Russ Arrowsmith, CEO of the engineering …

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The Story So Far

Arrow Bearings was established in 1981 and was setup by Russ Arrowsmith as a Sole Trader organisation after he recognised the need for an around the clock, breakdown replacement part service to local industry.  In 1984 a double fronted shop was acquired, with offices and living accommodation, Russ and his family lived and devoted their …

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