Primary Metals

Trends
Process efficiency, safe operations and automation are the cornerstone of profitability in the primary metals industry. 

Engineering Expertise
We offer one point of contact to assist with short or long term project planning. Our experienced team can lower the cost and offers a higher ROI in key areas such as design, materials, lubrication, and maintenance.

Reliability
With unscheduled downtime costing 10’s to 100’s of thousands of dollars, reliable products are a must in the harsh environments of metals industry. With more than 100 years’ experience in providing harden solutions to customer’s requirements you can be assured that dependability is built into every motor, coupling and spindle.
Primary Metals Industry

Primary Metals Solutions
We Know Steel Solution

We Know Steel!

Our brands are at the heart of a primary metals mill. From AC drives and controls, to bearings and couplings, to motors and mechanical drive systems, Regal brands have you covered in the toughest and dirtiest of applications.

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Primary Metals Solution

Primary Metals Solution

A Michigan-based steel manufacturing facility installed a new reducer on one of its roughing mills due to damage within the exiting reducer. The mill was concerned that the loads being transmitted through the gear reducer may be exceeding design limits.

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Primary Metals Literature & Training
  • NEMA MG1-2006
  • EISA/NEMA Premium®
  • Underwriters Laboratories
  • Canadian Standards Association
  • CE Mark
Educational Rollup

Educational Training Sessions

Knowledge of product features and benefits is important to get the most out of your equipment.

Product Selection Rollup

Onsite Diagnostics and Application Reviews

Power Transmission Solutions' Engineers work closely with each customer, to understand the day-to-day challenges and keep your business moving forward.

Onsite Application Rollup

Product Selection Assistance

Power Transmission Solutions’ Engineers have the knowledge and experience to support your company’s mechanical power transmission needs.

Drive Commissioning Rollup

Drive Commissioning and Startup

A representative from our dedicated service team can be on-site for installation, alignment, and commissioning. This applies whether you are installing new mechanical power transmission products or retrofitting an existing application.

Product Monitoring Rollup

Product Monitoring

Power Transmission Solutions is committed to offering you a durable product that will keep your operation up and running. To meet that goal, we identify trends and help our customers solve problems before they become an issue.

Product Repair Rollup

Product Repair or Rebuild

We have facilities in the USA, Canada, and Europe, along with a network of licensed repair facilities throughout the world. Together we can handle any coupling or Power Transmission Solutions product anytime, anywhere.

Primary Metals Reference List

Regal manufactures high quality motors, control and power transmission products for a myriad of industries and applications: from high efficiency severe duty, pump and roller table motors to medium voltage. Our drives and controls are “Performance Matched” to operate seamlessly with our motors. The reliability of our power transmission products guarantees years of trouble free performance in the most demanding applications.       

Motor Types Balers Blowers Conveyors Cranes Extruders Fans Material Handling Pollution Control Pumps Shaker Tables Rolling Mills
Brakemotors
Fractional
Gearmotors - AC
IEC
Integral Horsepower
Medium Voltage
Pump
Roller Table
Shaker Table
Variable Speed
Drives & Starters Balers Blowers Conveyors Cranes Extruders Fans Material Handling Pollution Control Pumps Shaker Tables Rolling Mills
AC Drives
Solid State Starters
Power Transmission Balers Blowers Conveyors Cranes Extruders Fans Material Handling Pollution Control Pumps Shaker Tables Rolling Mills
Bearings
Belt Drives
Chain
Conveyor Components
Couplings
Gear Reducers
Mounted Bearings
Pulleys

Segment Analysis

United States Industry Overview

The primary metals industry has endured exceptionally difficult operating conditions over the five years since 2017.

Industrial Production Index

The industrial production index measures output from the mining, manufacturing, electric and gas sectors. Industrial production is closely linked to demand for primary metals because it is used in a variety of industrial applications, from machinery manufacturing to oil pipelines.

Iron & Steel Industry 

Operators in the Iron and Steel Manufacturing industry melt and refine iron ore into iron, which is subsequently processed into steel. Companies manufacture steel into a variety of shapes, such as bars, plates, rods, sheets, strips and wire, for downstream construction and manufacturing industries. Operators typically alloy, or mix, steel with nonferrous metals, such as nickel and zinc, to impart certain properties to the final product. For instance, industry participants use nickel in the production of stainless steel, which is more resistant to corrosion and better able to withstand extreme temperatures. Similarly, operators use zinc to galvanize steel products and prevent them from rusting

Aluminum Industry 

The Aluminum Manufacturing industry includes companies that refine aluminum-bearing bauxite into alumina and smelt alumina to produce aluminum. Industry operators also recycle aluminum from scrap metal, which is a less energy intensive process known as secondary aluminum production. The industry also includes a wide range of both vertically integrated and standalone manufacturers that process unwrought aluminum (typically purchased from upstream manufacturers but also produced internally) into intermediary and value added products such as plate, sheet, foil and extrusions for downstream manufacturing and construction markets. Aluminum is a lightweight, ductile, corrosion-resistant, highly conductive and infinitely recyclable material, making it particularly useful in an array of applications. Accordingly, aluminum products are used as inputs in automotive and aerospace structural components, electrical machinery and parts, packaging materials, nonresidential construction and a wide range of other markets.
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Primary Metals Market Segment
Primary Metals Regal Brands
Association
Regal actively supports and participates in industry leading trade associations, such as the Association for iron & Steel Technology (AIST), the National Electrical Manufactures Association (NEMA) and the Power Transmission Distributor Association (PTDA) that promote the primary metals industry and its member organizations. 
Primary Metals Association