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Viscous Damper Repair

1.jpg 1. Damper failure resulting from lack of sample analysis. Even up to this point, it can be possible to effect repair using Metaldyne’s expertise. The damper will be stripped and cleaned.
2 2. Measuring journal wear to assess damage for technical report and subsequent repair.
3 3. Machining inertia ring to remove bearing damage and to prepare a perfect surface that will ensure optimum damper performance.
4 4. Re-machining of internal damage on the casing.
5 5. Re-assembly, using technically superior material which will greatly extend the operating life of the damper.
6 6. Pressure and vacuum testing to accurately calculate the volume of silicone fluid required to compensate for fluid expansion during operation.
7 7. The damper is now totally reconditioned and meets the latest technical specification. It is effectively, as new.


Metaldyne has over 50 years experience in the field of damper repair and provides the most comprehensive service for all makes and types of viscous dampers.(Holset Viscous Dampers) The Company has been assessed and approved by Lloyds – DNV – Bsi to international Quality Assurance Standard ISO 9001.

Metaldyne offers the following services

In-house damper repair up to approx. 1500 mm diameter

On-site repair worldwide for viscous dampers over 1500 mm diameter

Emergency service / repair 7 days a week

Emergency repair for standard dampers within 24 hours

Re-conditioned dampers can be certified for Classification Societies on request.

Our team of technical experts offers advise and help, and will be delighted to discuss your project.

For a free brochure contact Metaldyne today.