Resources for Manufacturing Services

100,000 sq. ft. production floor in 3 open bays surrounded by 18 acres of fenced storage.

Facility:

check Building: 100,000 sq. ft. production floor in 3 open bays surrounded by 18 acres of fenced storage

check Lift: 45-ton and 30-ton overhead cranes with 32 ft. clear space under hook

check Access: Road: At I-380 and US 30, 20 minutes north of I-80 and 45 minutes south of US 20 in east central Iowa

Associates:

check 150 total Associates including 10 Process Engineering, 4 Quality and 12 Administrative

check 3 Shift operation

Design / Engineering:

check Solidworks, Inventor™, AutoCAD® and Mechanical Desktop® operating on 9 workstations

check Concept development, prototypes and design for manufacture from Solids Modeling

check Reverse Engineering using Faro Arm CMM — from model to CAD

check Input accepted from dxf, dwg IGES, SLDDRW, SLDASM & SLDPRT files or prints; ProE™ compatible

check EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) and Bar Coding

check ERP Vantage™ by Epicor Software for facility-wide, real time scheduling and resource planning; data collection on the floor

3D laser
Fabrigear 300 3D Laser

Blanking:

3D FabriGear 300 Structural Shape Laser:

check Automatically loads up to 26’ Random lengths of:

  • Round Tube to 11.8” dia. x 5/8” wall
  • Square or Rectangular Tube to 10” x 4” x 5/8” wall
  • Beam to 8” x 5/8” wall
  • Channel to 8” x 5/8” wall
  • Angle to 8” x 5/8” wall

check 4000-watt, 26-axis laser

check 5-spindle tapping head to cut, drill, bevel, countersink & tap as concurrent operations without fixturing

check Automatically unloads finished part

Sheet Lasers:

check 4000 watt Durma 2 meter (6.5ft) x 4 meter (13ft) with automatic sheet loading

check 3500 watt Bystronic 1.5 meter (5 ft) x 3 meter (10ft) with automatic sheet loading

Saws:

check Capacities to 18” wide x 24” vertical with automatic feed and powered conveyors for straight and angular cuts

Ironworker:

check 120-ton capacity, 12” throat, for flat, round and angle punching and shearing

Bridge Mill
Bridge Mill

Machining:

check Mill: Vertical CNC; 27” travel, 12” cross-feed, 17” height, 45 deg. tilt head.

check Bridge Mill, CNC: 4’ x 8’ table

Fabrication:

check Brake press, Precision: 4 CNC Amadas from 50-ton to 138-ton w/ 14’ bed and 8-axis controls
check Brake press, Heavy: 1,250-ton Cincinnati w/ 20’ bed, 26” throat, 16’ between housings and CNC backgauge
check Rolls: 1-1/2” x 1-1/2” x 3/16” angle, 1/4” x 6 ft. plate
check Hardware Insertion: Haeger 6-ton Press for rivets, panel fasteners, eyelets, spacers, studs, nuts and standoffs

Welding on Rollover
Welding on Rollover

Welding:

check Welding: Dual Robotic Pulse System with 4 headstocks, 12’ span, 35 MIG welders, 3 TIG welders for mild and stainless steels and aluminum
check AWS Certified Welding Inspectors (CWI) Cross-Functional Team: Engineer, Welder and Inspector oversee process improvement, training and inspection
check Welder Training Program: All welders are AWS D1.1-certified, minimum; advanced levels required and specific training provided for welders in dedicated cells
check Certified Magnetic Particle Inspection: Available in-house upon request
check Spot Welding: 150 KVA certified spotwelder

Finishing:

Powder Painter
Powder Painter

Sand/Shot/Glass Bead Blasting: Facility on site
Polishing: Stainless steel polishing, pharmaceutical / sanitary to a # 4 finish
Paint: Both powder and wet spray systems for large and small parts

check Conveyorized powder system for parts to 60” x 60” x 80” with heated phosphate cleaning and convection bake oven

check Batch wet spray paint booth for parts to 12’ x 25’ x 12’ high with assisted drying

check Truck drive-in wet booth 40 ft. x 50 ft. x 22 ft. high, overhead crane access

Assembly:

check Mechanical including Drive Train

check Hydraulic Systems

check Electrical/Electronic and Wiring

check Operational Testing as required to ensure performance

Quality Assurance:

Coordinate Measuring Machines:

check Faro portable articulated arm with 72” reach; sensing probe accurate to +/- 0.002” with input directly into AutoCAD for reverse engineering, modeling

check AWS Certified Weld Inspectors Team (See Welding)

check Magnetic Particle Inspection is available on request

check Quality System registered to ISO 9001: 2008 accreditation

 

Capabilities:

  • Engineering Detailing
  • Modeling
  • CAD/CAM Programming
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Heavy Lift
  • Large Components, Weldments/Products
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Powder Paint Line
    Powder Paint Line

    Powder Painting

  • Wet Painting
  • Fabrication
  • Certified Welding
  • Mechanical Assembly
  • Hydraulic Assembly
  • Electric Assembly
  • Electronic Assembly
  • Wiring
  • Quality Assurance
  • Product Testing
  • Product Certification
  • ISO 2000 Certification
  • Drop Shipping
  • Export Crating