Mining Gearboxes repairs at the RWE Maintenance & Engineering Center

The Frechen RWE Maintenance & Engineering Center specialises in the repair and modification of gear units – regardless of manufacturer or type.

From carrying out failure analyses, via optimisation and elimination of weak points, to reverse engineering and design calculation of gear units – we are at your service with our long-standing experience and vast expertise.




  • Disassembly and fault analysis
  • Cleaning and measurement of components
  • Crack testing and materials testing
  • Graphical representation (optional)
  • Decision on repair vs. replacement and drawing up of detailed findings reports
  • Mechanical machining of gearboxes and components
  • Procurement and reconditioning of geared parts
  • Assembly with logging
  • Perform functional test run
  • Load tests (external, optional)
  • Detailed test documentation

Our strengths:

  • More than 40 years’ experience in repairing large and small gear units
  • Manufacturer-independent structures
  • Existing infrastructure including an extensive range of machinery
  • Excellent production quality
  • Flexible processes