Facility and Capabilities

Overview Summary of Plant and Capabilities

Building: 60,000 ft. on six acres.

Centralized Melting with efficient furnaces capable of pouring various alloys.

15 Aluminum Die Cast Machines from 450 Ton to 950 Ton Automated with Robots and Ladles.

Size Capability of Parts: up to 400 square inches of projected area; weight from .10lb. to 16 lbs.

Machining Capability: CNC Vertical Mills, various dedicated machining centers.

Assembly Capability: Various assembly onto castings of purchased items, components, and electrical testing.

Departmental Equipment List

  • Engineering & Design
  • Cadkey, ProE & Solidworks

Die Casting Department

  • 1 400 Ton Aluminum Cold Chamber, HPM Castmaster
  • 2 600 Ton Aluminum Cold Chamber, HPM Castmaster
  • 3 650 Ton Aluminum Cold Chamber, Prince
  • 3 800 Ton Aluminum Cold Chamber, HPM Castmaster
  • 4 850 Ton Aluminum Cold Chamber, Prince
  • 1 950 Ton Aluminum Cold Chamber, Prince
  • 2 2×2 Zinc Hot Chamber, Techmire
  • 2 4×4 Zinc Hot Chamber, Techmire
  • 1 6×6 Zinc Hot Chamber, Techmire
  • 1 80 Ton Zinc Hot Chamber, Frech

Die Casting Department Ancillary Equipment

  • 5 Automatic Ladle Model 305, Rimrock Corp.
  • 7 Automatic Extractor Spray System, Model 195, Rimrock Corp.
  • 6 Kawasaki Robots, Model ZX165U

Die Casting Process Equipment

  • 1 Central Visitrac Monitoring System, Model AT2020
  • 10 Oil Recirculating Units: Die Cooling/Heating
  • 2 MFT Vacuum Units: 15 Casting Machine Capacity

Melting Department

  • 1 Central Reverb Furnace, MPH Industries Model AC4000 Dual Fuel Capability
  • 1 Central Reverb Furnace, Warwick Industries Model WBT85 Dual Fuel Capability
  • 13 Aluminum Holding Furnaces, Thermizer Low Energy Model
  • 1 Melter/Holder Combination Furnace, Kemp Industries, Model GRM5600, Special Alloys
  • Bull Ladle System for Monorail Transport, P&H

Trim Department Equipment

  • 17 28 Ton Hydraulic Four Post Power Presses, Greenlee Mfg.
  • 11 8 Ton Hydraulic Power Presses, Dennison
  • 2 25 Ton Hydraulic Four Post Power Press, Hannifan
  • 2 15 Ton Magnum Hydraulic Presses

Machining Department

  • 1 Fadel CNC Vertical Machine Center, with tool changers
  • 5 CNC Robodrills, Fanuc Controls, with pallet changers
  • 4 CNC Robodrills, Fanuc Controls
  • 1 Okuma CNC Lathe
  • Multiple drill/tap/bore operations

Finishing Equipment

  • 1 Tumblast Wheelabrator, Wheelabrator-Frye
  • 1 Vibratory Mill, Sweco, Model 10 FT3
  • 1 Vibratory Mill, Sweco, Model 20 FT3
  • 1 Vibratory Mill, Rotofinish, Model 55S
  • 1 Automated Sanding and Polishing Robotic Cell

Quality Department

  • 1 Brown & Sharp Validator, Model 7100-2418 with HP 9815
  • 1 Helmel Coordinate Measuring Machine, Model PCMM+ Manual

Assembly Department

  • 6 Leak Test Stations, CATV Housings
  • 6 Component Assembly Presses, CATV Housings
  • 1 Network Analyzer for Electronic Testing

Tool Room

Various Milling Machines, Lathes, Grinders, Radial Drill, Welding Equipment to support the production operations in repair work.