Birrana™ Wheel-End Rebuild and Service Exchange

We’ve has achieved over 4 million maintenance free hours on CAT® wheel-end rebuilds operating in mines around the world. H-E Parts has specialist facilities in multiple locations for the complete rebuild of CAT wheel-ends In most cases our proprietary methods allow severely distressed components to be remanufactured, often better than new. Complete control of the rebuild process, tight standards, high performance components and special innovations provide increased wheel-end reliability.

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Wheel-End Service Exchange

Over 16 years ago we introduced the convenience of service exchange wheel-ends. Our special fitting frame doubles as a transport frame making the exchange process faster and safer.

Service exchange offers convenience and consistency of rebuild specifications and quality. We carry a wide range of service exchange stock in our branches.

  • Convenience
  • Special frames for fast and safe installation

Component Remanufacture - Wheel Ends

In most cases our proprietary methods allow severely distressed components to be remanufactured, often better than new. Rear and front hub refurbishment – optional thicker wrapper bands and high strength flange. We can even replace the worn internal splines in your wheel hubs.

Rear and front spindle refurbishment – option of WAS or HVOF bearing journals and spline replacement.

Refurbished planet carriers – stronger replacement primary carrier spline.

  • Refurbishing cuts cost
  • Upgrades increase component performance

Quality Parts Wheel-Ends

We work closely with component manufacturers to specify the optimum components for the application. H-E Parts wheel bearings feature premium clean steel for long fatigue life, crowning that distributes load more evenly and super finishes that reduce the incidence of thin film lubrication and increase life.

Our debris resistant bearings feature special textured rollers and surface treatments for improved performance in harsh operating conditions.

H-E Parts now offer high performance carbon friction discs providing longer service life and better heat resistance. The carbon plates give customers the opportunity to better match brake life to wheel-end life.

  • Increased wheel bearing life
  • Increased brake life