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Tools

What do we do at Liquid Systems?

Services in Roatan

As in many other places, Roatan and the Bay Islands more specifically, there are many people offering handy-man and different types of repair services.  These include, but are not limited to:

  • General plumbing
  • General electrical
  • Appliance repair
  • Tool repair
  • Appliance installation
  • A/C servicing and repair
  • Refrigeration servicing and repair
  • Small engine repair (gasoline and diesel)
  • Interior carpentry or drywall
  • Painting (interior and exterior)
  • Car and motorcycle repair
  • High-Voltage Electrical
  • Solar Panels

These services are abundant, variable in quality and legality.  Some are legal businesses specialising in one or more of these areas offering good service, others are perhaps less qualified individuals trying to make a living.

This can be a problem when it comes to accountability.  The work may not be done correctly.  Compliant invoices may not be available for your business expenses.  There may not offer any kind of guarantee.  You may be charged for work, and be left without a solution.

At Liquid Systems, these are all things we avoid to provide the best possible customer service.

What do we do at Liquid Systems?

At Liquid Systems, we stay specialized in our area of expertise.  We will not take on work that we do not have the absolute expertise or tools to carry out.  Our preference is to provide a reference for another business or individual who is able to carry out that specialized work.

Liquid Systems is a legal business with the correct paperwork to be able to work for your business.  We offer a 90 guarantee on repairs (where applicable), and are transparent and accountable throughout the installation and repair process, with photos, videos and availability over the phone, email and WhatsApp (very useful to send videos in the middle of repairs).

Liquid Systems repairs, services and installs:

  • Pumps – all sizes and types
  • Electric motors – single phase and three phase all sizes, including rewind
  • Hydraulic equipment: pumps, rams, controls and systems
  • Coupling alignment
  • Steel fabrication – welding and oxygen/acetylene cutting
  • Compressors – shop and ship compressors and their motors (dive compressors are referred elsewhere)
  • Marine PTOs and Controls (hydraulic and pneumatic)

The applications include:

  • Marine
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Municipal
  • Industrial


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Bearings, Pullers and Presses

Bearings/Balineras

Rotating equipment typically has bearings in its construction.  Changing the bearings when they are worn, can prevent more catastrophic failures such as burned motors, which keeps your repair/maintenance cost lower.

At Liquid Systems we carry a selection of common bearings of various sizes at competitive prices. We can also order custom bearings or unusual sizes.  For the commonly used ball bearings, we try as much as possible to get double shielded (metal), for longer durability in heavy use conditions.

double shielded ball bearing

6203ZZ Double Shielded Ball Bearing.

There is definitely a RIGHT way and a WRONG way to install or remove bearings.

The difference between us and other places is that Liquid Systems has the RIGHT TOOLS.  With our years’ experience operating these tools, we can remove and replace bearings without damaging your equipment, or your new bearing.

 

 

For example: a new bearing should absolutely NOT be beaten onto the shaft.  If you don’t have a bearing press, there isn’t really another great way to do that.

 

Pullers

We have a 10-ton straight jaw puller, and a hammer slide puller to help us with the removals.

straight jaw puller

10-ton straight jaw puller in action

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hammer slide puller w/ variety of attachments

 

Presses

Our 20-ton air/hydraulic bearing press (with various accessories) takes care of pressing on/off.

20 ton bearing press

20-ton air/hydraulic bearing press – we press the bearings on your motor the right way!

 Bring us your rotating equipment for a FREE ESTIMATE.  Let us check your electric motor’s bearings and get an update on its condition for FREE.  Contact us with any questions, any time!

What does that thing do? (sandblasting roatan)

Since we got our Sandblasting Roatan capabilities upgraded with this machine, we’ve been asked a number of questions…

blast cabinet

What is a blast cabinet/blasting cabinet/bead blaster?

It is a closed-loop abrasive cleaning system.  In the cabinet there’s a loading area for the item to be blasted.  At the bottom of the cabinet, you have the abrasive material used for cleaning (in this case, a medium-grit glass bead composite).  Off to the side is a vacuum that sucks out the debris.

The operator puts his arms in the holes, and has a gun with a nozzle connected to two hoses, one for compressed air, and the other is a siphon hose going down to the material.  The pedal connected to the compressed air hose activates the gun.  Tw0 powerful lights and the vacuum allow the operator to see what’s going on inside.  Blast, and remove!

Liquid Systems’ blast cabinet can take objects from small bolts up to the size of a small car door.  It may well be THE ONLY ONE ON ROATAN!

We also have outdoor sand blasting capabilities, with silica sand.

What does a bead blaster do?

Short answer: removes rust/corrosion.

Longer answer…Still removing rust.  The advantage of using a blast cabinet reduces the need, and thus the wear and tear on the other tools that would be required to achieve a similar result.  A combination of 4 or 5 other specialty tools need to be used to achieve the same result.  And often, the result just isn’t as good, because no other tool can get to the places that the beads are blasted to!

Here is the back side of an impeller before it goes in:

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Here is the front side of the impeller after it came out:

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Don’t hesitate to CONTACT US if you have any items that need to be de-rusted!

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