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- Apr 29, 2021
Innovation and Problem-Solving Mitigate Supply Chain Risk
Through collaborative engineering and a prototype 3D-printed core assembly, Waupaca Foundry provided a solution that could improve quality, delivery and cost for a compressor body already in production. It also meant reliably changing the iron casting manufacturing process from horizontal to vertical molding, as well as reshoring the part to a U.S. supply base—with complete peace of mind.
- Apr 21, 2020
Conversion to Ductile Iron Improves Durability and Eliminates Warranty Claims
To improve durability and wear of components assembled on commercial zero-turn mowers, Waupaca Foundry collaborated with both the machining supplier and the OEM. In short, multi-piece steel weldments were converted to single ductile iron castings.
#ductile #engineering #off-highway
- Apr 17, 2020
Out-of-the-Box Thinking Leads to Robust Feeder Housing Assembly
Using lessons learned from a past design success, Waupaca Foundry collaborated with a global leader in farm equipment and ag technology on a high-capacity combine. Our recommendation for a solution was somewhat counter-intuitive—increase the number of parts on the feeder housing assembly.
#oem #off-highway #vave
- May 02, 2019
Lightweighting Achieved Through Design Optimization and High-Strength Ductile Iron
Waupaca Foundry in collaboration with Hitachi Metals design engineers developed a solution to meet weight reduction requirements by redesigning and optimizing the shape of the part using a high-strength ductile iron material.
#automotive #ductile #engineering #epa #lightweighting
- Dec 03, 2018
Risk Avoidance and a Fast Turn with 3D Printing
Waupaca Foundry leveraged 3D printing to provide an improved casting design 2-3 weeks ahead of the customer’s lead time. This solution offered the customer flexibility to test the design faster, mitigated risk, and provided a cost savings.
#3dprinting #oem #off-highway