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01/30/2019 • Over the past four decades here at Titan Machine we’ve seen various trends in elevator equipment design and repair practices. Onsite diagnosis and piece meal repair of a geared traction machine can be time consuming and costly, lead to inconclusive results, and ultimately fail to... more
11/07/2018 • Need a deflector for your upcoming project or to replace a worn out component? At Titan, we have a vast stock of 20 and 25” deflector sheaves pre-grooved in the most common cable arrangements. In as little as 3-5 working days, we can have a single deflector assembly or a batch order... more
10/12/2018 • Over the past year Titan has partnered with Townsend Harris Highschool’s FIRST robotics competition team, the Steel-Hawks, to support them with our extensive machining and manufacturing capabilities. The school is based in the nearby neighborhood of Flushing Queens and the team is... more
10/03/2018 • At Titan, we know complex roping arrangements frequently require specific, custom, and sometimes seemingly obsolete sheave assemblies. Existing hoistway conditions can create obstructions and constraints limiting on-site access and your ability to retrofit new sheave assemblies into... more
05/06/2016 • One of the most frequently asked questions we get here at Titan Machine when our customers are presented with the option to overhaul a seemingly obsolete piece of equipment is, “isn’t it cheaper to just buy a new machine?” The answer is…maybe. But it depends on the existing equipment... more
02/03/2016 • With over 42 years of experience in the elevator industry here at Titan Machine, we’ve learned a thing or two about what our customers want. At the top of that list is often a reliable one-stop source for replacement sheaves and worm and gear sets to fit a wide array of older or... more
08/12/2015 • Here at Titan Machine we are often presented with equipment that has surpassed its service life and is either inoperable or in an unsafe working condition. Whether it’s a machine in its entirety in for a rebuild or a component of a geared or gearless piece of equipment, Titan has a... more
01/19/2015 • Since 1973, Titan Machine has been a leader in furnishing new elevator and hoistway equipment providing a unique blend of manufacturing, custom machining and repair services to the elevator industry. Titan provides the best new equipment, replacement parts, and repair solutions with... more
08/22/2014 • A non-demountable sheave or spider assembly is one where the sheave is an integrated component of the spider. These are often called solid cast spiders. As the name implies, there is no means by which you can remove the sheave without replacing the entire spider assembly. On the... more
07/17/2014 • How to properly identify and measure a FLANGE MOUNTED TRACTION SHEAVE replacement. Being able to measure a sheave is the most critical step in the accurate identification and reproduction of a replacement part. In this case, we’ll focus on one of the most common type of sheaves, the... more

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