MAHLE Installs Five Godfrey & Wing HVLV Vacuum Impregnation Systems

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Godfrey & Wing, has received a contract from MAHLE to supply five HVLV vacuum impregnation systems.  Starting in 2017, the HVLV systems will seal die cast aluminum air conditioning compressor components in MAHLE’s facility in Juarez, Mexico.

This contract is a result of MAHLE’s need to integrate vacuum impregnation in their production line. TheHVLV.png HVLV systems small footprint and modular construction allow MAHLE to integrate vacuum impregnation directly into their production and assembly.  MAHLE will now eliminate production delays through Just-in-Time Manufacturing. The HVLV systems include the most advanced porosity sealing technology available.  The systems are capable of recovering 99.5% of porous castings, thus allowing MAHLE to maximize casting recovery.

 

This agreement significantly extends Godfrey & Wing’s relationship with MAHLE. The contract also includes Godfrey & Wing’s technical support and an ongoing supply of high performance sealant.  The sealant is approved by certified by the U.S. Department of Defense and specified by automotive OEM’s worldwide.

 

MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry.  With 170 production locations around the world, MAHLE addresses all the crucial issues related to powertrain and air conditioning technology