Spare parts

As a manufacturer, we offer an outstanding spare part service with original components. By using our approved original spare parts you maintain the high quality, the reliability, durability and technical lifespan of your Källström machine. You will replace and repair with the same parts that the machine was originally built by, which helps preserving all the functions and the precision of the machine.

For orders and queries about spare parts contact Lotta Limborg by mail at ll@kallstrom.com

Back in business after summer

Källström is now up and running on all cylinders again. The whole workforce are back in the saddle after the summer leave. We are gaining momentum despite a heatwave that hit us last week, but the workshop is busy with building. The summer in Sweden is on a good day 20-25+ C. This summer has offered diverse weather. First we had the coldest July for decades, pretty cold and wet even after swedish standards, and now we have the hottest August so far. We are slowly boiling, but still we don’t have the heatwave like in southern Europe.

We are still struggling with deliveries due to the ongoing Corona-situation but we are doing our best to get shipments out as soon as possible!

Closed for three summer weeks

Källström will be closed for three weeks during summer, week 29, 30, 31. We will close at July 10 and opens up again for business August 3:rd. Also, please note that due to the summer holidays and the ongoing Corona-situation deliveries will be delayed. We will do our best to speed things up under the circumstances!

Happy Midsummer

Come Friday, Sweden and Källström celebrates Midsummer eve, which means most of Sweden are closed (banks, stores etcetera). Midsummer is the period of time centered upon the summer solstice, and more specifically the northern European celebrations that accompany the actual solstice or take place on a day between June 19 and June 25 and the preceding evening. Midsummer is the longest day and the shortest night of the year.

The summer solstice, occurs when one of the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere (Northern and Southern). Within the Arctic circle (for the northern hemisphere) or Antarctic circle (for the southern hemisphere), there is continuous daylight around the summer solstice. On the summer solstice, Earth’s maximum axial tilt toward the Sun is 23.44°. Likewise, the Sun’s declination from the celestial equator is 23.44°.

Since prehistory, the summer solstice has been seen as a significant time of year in many cultures, and has been marked by festivals and rituals. Traditionally, in many temperate regions (especially Europe), the summer solstice is seen as the middle of summer and referred to as “midsummer”. Today, however, in some countries and calendars it is seen as the beginning of summer. This year the festivities might be a bit crippled, but we will still celebrate Midsummer!

A typical Swedish Midsummer includes raising and dancing around a maypole (majstång or midsommarstång) is an activity that attracts families and many others. Greenery placed over houses and barns was historically supposed to bring good fortune and health to people and livestock; this old tradition of decorating with greens continues, though most people no longer take it seriously, but the dancing however is still a serious tradition. To decorate with greens was called att maja (to may) and may be the origin of the word majstång, maja coming originally from the month May, or vice versa.

 

Happy Midsummer!

A Day At The Races, Källström style.

Last week we took a break and went to a nearby race-track to blow off some dust. The weather was faboulous and apart from a few wheel-related mishaps (some put the pedal to the metal and unhinged a tire from the rim in the process) the driving went fine. After several practice runs two finals followed, B-final and A-final, to separate the wheat from the chaff – and by then both gloves and all bets were off.

In the A-final the race went hot and without mercy. A close encounter sent two cars up in an embankment, but in the end all four cars crossed the finish line.

The happy Källström Team prepared and ready to enter the race track:

Upper row, from left to right:
Björn Boij, Fredrik Larsson, Anders Källström, Mirek Polanski, Björn Meeuwisse, Tommy Berglund.

Lower row, from left to right:
Bo Johansson, Lotta Limborg, Camilla Källström, Marie Lindbergh.

Lying down: Jim Sandberg.

The fender bender in the A-finale. Two cars went off the track together (red circle) and the black car (green arrow) ended up the winner, the silvery car (the  yellow arrow) ended up as runner up.

B-final winners from left to right on the winners’ stand: Lotta (no 2), Björn Boij (no 1), Camilla (no 3).

A-final winners from left to right on the winners’ stand: Fredrik (no 2), Mirek (no 1), Anders (no 3). Far left, Jim is a flabbergasted number 4.

Källström Manuals

All our machines comes with a comprehensive manual to help and assist our buyers with the usage, handling and service of their equipment. It is of course always of paramount importance to read and follow the instructions in the manual and if the manual is missing we can help you. Contact the Head Office for a new manual for your machine.

In the workshop

We are completing a couple of new machines in the workshop, it’s a couple of our popular SF4-2D. They are up and running and soon ready to be shipped away to customer.

Buildning as usual

We are currently building two new machines of the SF5-41 and are close to completion. Right now it’s isolation of pipes since the machines are built for chilled acid (-16 Celcius).

New week, new shipping

This week we shipped out three machines, two of our popular acid mixers and one sodium mixer.

As always the machines are steadily secured during the shipping, with screws securing the feets and with heavy duty ratchet straps securing the machine to the containers cargo hooks.

 

Shipping time

In spite of the gray and dull weather, another week another shipping.

This weeks cargo contains three of our popular acid fillers for SLI batteries and one acid level control. The level control unit can be used for checking batteries acid level after top off after formation.

After the usual sturdy securing of the machines in the container we closed, sealed up and waved goodbye to yet another successful shipping.