Rotating Equipment

 Black Rock Engineering provides mechanical engineering for rotating equipment in many different applications.

Rotating Machines and Equipment Specialists

We provide designs and specifications for all types of rotating equipment, including:

  • Fans and blowers
  • Compressors
  • Turbines (water, wind, steam and gas, and cogeneration)
  • Pumps (centrifugal and positive displacement
  • Mixers and mixing racks.
  • Engines (diesel, gasoline)
  • Hoists and winches (friction and drum)
  • Mine Shaft Hoists (Koepe and Blair)
  • Motors (hydraulic, and pneumatic)
  • Electric motors and generators
  • Power transmission: gearboxes, transmissions, couplings, brakes, clutches, shafts, bearings (anti- Friction, and hydrodynamic), backstops (ratchet, centrifugal), rotary actuators,
  • Lubrication and cooling systems (individual or centralized, and/or closed loop or open loop)).

We are comfortable with harsh environments and difficult applications.


We provide maintenance for rotating equipment.

  • Preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Repair and replacement recommendations, design, manufacturing, installation.

We provide analysis for rotating equipment.

  • Stress and fatigue analysis for all components listed above (FEA).
  • Energy cost
  • Vibration and noise
  • Machine safety