Case Studies

Vulcan Industries Case Studies

One customer required a precision assembly to encase a critical sensor to monitor wheel movement.

The Vulcan team can produce a variety of customized, internal parts for water valves. Look at this case study to see how we accomplished this for one of our clients.

A leading lithium-ion battery manufacturer needed help to weld dissimilar materials and reduce cost.

We helped the world’s largest manufacturer of heavyweight motorcycles develop two products for use on new models.

Experts at identifying and resolving manufacturing inefficiencies, we helped a customer minimize recurring defects from our tubing supplier.

Tooling redesign increased our output by 80% while significantly reducing our customers’ costs.

Utilizing our tooling expertise, we assembled a newly-designed product for our customer in a cost-efficient manner.

To increase tube feed cell production capacity in a cost-efficient manner, we developed a manufacturing cell capable of forming multiple sizes of steel or aluminum tubes.

We helped a prominent manufacturer of vacuum fault interrupter switchgears reduce their parts requirements, and consequently, assembly costs.

Using our engineering expertise, we helped the world’s largest manufacturer of heavyweight motorcycles improve product quality while reducing assembly costs.

We re-engineered an assembly fixture to reduce operator fatigue and provide our clients in the motorcycle industry with faster turnaround and enhanced quality.

A market leader in the power sports industry needed help automating their metal polishing process and increasing their production capacity.

We assisted a manufacturer of independent living aids with design improvements for enhanced quality and performance.

We designed a cost-effective, alternative manufacturing process to help a customer produce high-quality actuator plungers with standard steel.

We helped a leading power distribution and circuit protection manufacturer resolve their existing quality issues.

We helped a global leader in the power distribution and circuit protection vertical develop two new cost-effective EMS mechanisms.

A container Kanban system was implemented to provide complete tested assemblies as required using weekly Customer pickups.

Design a stamping die to produce a part with multiple features such as trimming, coins and forms in a single progressive stamping die.

Engineering calculations indicated that utilizing a laminated design, magnetic force characteristics similar to the specialty steel were anticipated.

Develop a robotically M.I.G. welded joint that would eliminate an assembly operation, reduce freight costs, lead time and inventory.

Design and build new tooling that combined several forming operations into once cycle and develop an automated feed system.

Using low carbon spring steel and subsequent heat treating process we were able to robotically fillet weld the two components