Lyon Shipyard inside machine and Z-Drive gear box shops are available for machining work for any business in any industry. Maritime machining isn’t the only industry we service. Here at Lyon Shipyard we have a full array of precision machining equipment ready to serve numerous industries with short lead times. We are your one stop shop for all your precision machining and fabricating needs. We would welcome the opportunity to work with you with any special needs you might have.
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Z DRIVE GEAR BOX REPAIR SHOP
In 2020 Lyon Shipyard built a state of the art climate controlled (Schottel certified) Z Drive and gear box repair shop. The Z Drive shop provides over 5300 sf of work space to disassemble inspect and reassemble Z drive and gear box units. Being the first of its kind on the East Coast, Lyon Shipyard’s Z Drive production area, is able to provide its customers the service to rebuild multiple marine thruster’s and engines at once. A 45 ton over head crane is capable of rotating large gear boxes and engines safely and efficiently.
OEM trained mechanics work side by side with our Lyon Shipyard technicians. Partnering with our fully equipped inside machine shop gives us the ability to handle the entire repair and rebuild, completely in-house, while maintaining the manufacturer’s warranty specifications. After the rebuilds are complete, Lyon Shipyard can provide unit preservation and coating services as well as provide multiple warehouses and secured lay down area for storage of the completed units.
INSIDE MACHINE SHOP CAPABILITIES
Our inside machinist shop has two fully equipped shops totaling over 15,000 square feet of workable shop space capable of manufacturing and reconditioning propulsion shafts to USCG and ABS standards and manufacturing a multitude of metal and other material parts for use aboard ship including special application parts that are no longer available. Shop equipment includes 3 Lincoln NA-5 subarc welders, capable of welding three shaft liners independently or all at the same time. Poreba Gap Bed Shaft lathe with 2 carriages, 36″ swing ( 47″ in gap ), 52′ between centers, Poreba Gap Bed Shaft Lathe set up for welding, Leblond Lathe, 32″ swing, 32′ between centers, 2 carriages. American Lathe, 28″ swing, 18′ between centers. American Pacemaker Lathe, 24″ swing, 72″ between centers. Lodge &. Shipley Lathe, 66″ swing, 18′ between centers. Lodge &. Shipley Lathe, 41″ swing, 20′ between centers. 2 ea. Summit Lathes, 16″ swing, 60″ between centers. Monarch Lathe, 16″ swing, 36″ between centers. G & L Horizontal boring mill, 4″ spindle, 10S” x 72″ x 60″ capacity. Pegard Horizontal boring mill, 3″ spindle, 60″x 60″ x 36″ capacity. Cincinnati Universal mill, 16″ x 14″ x 36″ capacity. 2 ea. Knee Mills (Bridgeport style), 12″ x 36″. Milwaukee Knee mill, 12″ x 40″. Haas TM2 CNC Milling machine, 16″ x 40″ x 16″ capacity, 10 position tool changer. Cincinnati Radial Arm, 15″ x 72″. Morris Mor-Speed Radial Arm, 9″ x 36″. Powermatic Column Type Drill Press. Doall Vertical Band saw, 1S” throat. Wells Horizontal Band saw, 10″ Capacity.
The inside machine shop is home to the OMAX 80X Water Jet Machining Center with Intellix-Trax. This machine supports many of the trades within the yard and will cut wood, rubber, glass, ferrous and nonferrous metals up to 5 inches thick.