Preparing Parts for Vacuum Impregnation

Vacuum impregnation is the most effective way to seal porosity. But for it to be effective, one must adequately prepare parts prior to impregnation....

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How Vacuum Impregnation Improves Powder Metal Machining

A major benefit to manufacturing with powder metal is that parts are made to near net shape. Often, machining is thus only a secondary operation for...

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Case Study: Scalable Vacuum Impregnation Enables Supply Chain

To meet global customers' needs, automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) must develop international supply chains. And when an OEM seeks...

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IHS Markit's Purchasing Manufacturing Index

In its latest report, IHS Markit's Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) offers a picture of the U.S. economy's current state. Led by manufacturing, U.S....

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How to Seal Die Casting Porosity?

Die casting is a metal casting process that injects molten metal through high pressure into a die. It is an economical process that can manufacture a...

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How to Eliminate Sealant Contamination

A common frustration we hear from manufacturers is that their vacuum impregnation process may seal porosity, but some parts still need to be scrapped...

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5 Tips for Attending NADCA's Virtual Conference

This year's NADCA Diecasting Congress and Table Top Conference has transitioned to virtual. Watching a screen will require a different kind of focus...

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Testing Vacuum Impregnation Sealant Compatibility vs Impregnation Process Effectiveness

There exists a misconception on testing requirements for vacuum impregnation sealants and vacuum impregnation processes. Testing impregnation...

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Case Study: Choosing the Right Vacuum Impregnation Program

In 2008, a North American motorcycle OEM decided to insource their vacuum impregnation requirements to reduce manufacturing costs. The OEM considered...

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Video: CAPi Walkaround

The Continuous Advanced Powertrain Impregnation system (CAPI) allows high volume OEM and suppliers to have the benefits of vacuum impregnation in a...

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