KNL Group

What we do

Our skilled fabricators can work with all types of metal including sheet metal, steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Simply tell us your specifications and leave it to us.
You can rest assured that our fabricators prioritise safety in all that we do. We follow a rigorous health and safety protocol for all projects, for the sake of our clients, employees, business partners and the wider Gladstone community.

Rotating equipment repairs

KNL provides repairs and overhauls for rotating equipment, specialising in industrial process pumps and mechanical seals. We also have experience in industrial fans, mixers, gearboxes, compressors, and turbines.

Mechanical seal services

the initial cost of a mechanical seal is usually a fraction of the life cycle cost. KNL can recondition any make of mechanical seal back to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications, as well as provide technical service reports with recommendations to increase the seal life time between failure. As in to ‘increase the approximate lifetime before failure’ as Initial Mech seal installations can be made to a wide range of applications we can assist to fine tune the correct seal for your application

Onsite maintenance

KNL can assist with planned and unplanned maintenance requirements for rotating equipment. Our on-site service capabilities are a combination of our other specialized services, all performed at the customer's site. KNL can perform mechanical seal changeouts, pump wet end replacements, process equipment installations, pump laser shaft alignments,Vibration Analysis and commissioning, all in a timeframe which meets the demands of operations.

Installation and commissioning

KNL have extensive experience with the installation and commissioning of mechanical process equipment. From the initial construction of a new plant or replacing old for new. KNL can manage the project installation as well as provide technical support during the commissioning phase.

Laser shaft alignments

During the assembly and installation of rotating equipment, five or more alignments may be required before the equipment is ready for operation as per OEM recommendations. Incorrect alignments can lead to shaft, bearing, coupling and mechanical seal failures. KNL can perform laser shaft alignments for process equipment manufacturers, installation contractors or industry end users to ensure the investment is best prepared for service.

Reliability and improvement

KNL can provide specialist services for your mechanical process equipment in order to improve the service life of the equipment. Our team have a range of skills and experience on offer, so we can assist with reducing the cost of ownership, decreasing down time and increase the equipment mean time between failure. This includes qualified technicians with Category 2 vibration analysis which with the correct data can analyze problems with equipment prior to catastrophic failure.

At KNL we provide and specialise in the following areas:

Welding and Fabrication

At KNL, our experienced, local team of welders and fabricators work onsite in our fully equipped workshop and specialize in any sort of metal work to deliver custom fit outs, modifications and more. Whether you need to cut, drill, bend or punch, we can get it done. Our qualified team work with you to provide fabrication solutions including: