Case Study: Tailored Solution to Seal Powder Metal Porosity

The increased use of turbochargers has become an important trend in car manufacturing. This trend has been driven by requirements to design smaller,...

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Case Study: Sealing Electronic Leak Paths with Vacuum Impregnation

Modern vehicles contain hundreds of electric control units (ECUs). These control functions that range from operation of the engine to keyless entry....

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Useful Lessons from Henry Ford on Modernizing Equipment

As manufacturing equipment ages, the maintenance and repair (MRO) of the equipment increases while the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)...

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Strategies for Acquiring and Financing Vacuum Impregnation Equipment

The benefits in owning and operating equipment vs. outsourcing are found in the savings of logistics, quality, and part costs. These savings serve to...

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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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Eliminating the 7 Wastes of Lean Manufacturing with Vacuum Impregnation

Waste is any activity that consumes resources but brings no product value. Eliminating non-value, unnecessary waste is crucial for a company's...

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Case Study: Improving Vacuum Impregnation Production Flow

An effective production flow involves work stations and equipment to be arranged in a sequence that supports a smooth flow of parts and materials...

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Video: Continuous Advanced Powertrain Impregnation (CAPI) Walk Around

Godfrey & Wing’s Continuous Advanced Powertrain Impregnation system (CAPI) allows high volume OEM and suppliers to have the benefits of vacuum...

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Case Study: Enabling Continuous Flow Manufacturing

  Productivity and quality are keys to the success of any continuous flow production philosophy. However, vacuum impregnation systems have remained...

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Case Study: Improving Overall Equipment Effectiveness with Vacuum Impregnation

As manufacturing equipment ages, the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) decreases. A company that fails to invest in equipment, will not be able...

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