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The Mid-West Advantage: Traveling Grinders

Mid-West Machine™ has been building conditioning grinders for over 65 years. Mid-West Machine™ introduced the traveling grinder to the steel mill industry in 1951 and to date has built over 400 machines. Though hardly recognizable in its 21st century mode, the Mid-West Machine™ traveling grinders utilize PLC’s and computers for its automatic grinding and sequencing operations along with the most technologically advanced components. This insures the most effective material removal machine on the market today.

Along with grinding equipment Mid-West Machine™ designs and manufactures various types of peripheral handling equipment to work in conjunction with its grinders. Mid-West Machine™ has set the standard of the industry for decades and will continue to do so for future decades.

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Posted on: August 09, 2018 09:00 AM - in News, Metal Conditioning Equipment

Lost Foam Casting Systems

A Process for All Metallurgies

Vulcan has completed more Lost Foam projects than all other competitors, thanks to our expertise and experience. In addition, Vulcan has been involved, as a partner, with our customers to design complete systems which work for the process, not just as mechanical and electrical devices.

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Posted on: July 13, 2018 01:34 PM - in Foundry Engineering, Lost Foam, Features, Foundry Systems

The Perfect Cut-Off for Your Needs

Vulcan Engineering incorporates the latest in advanced safety features, while offering reliable efficient equipment with multiple options.

We have continued to develop the Fox® Air Float Cut-Off product-line to increase flexibility of the machine with the addition of new, larger work tables; multiple options for vertical travel of the work table allowing a larger range of castings to be processed; and the addition of optional joy stick control of the cutting motion.

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Posted on: April 17, 2018 10:34 AM - in Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, Features, Fox, Cutting

An Efficient Solution for Aluminum

Robotic Aluminum Cutting Cell

Vulcan has considerable experience in the integration and creation of unique solutions using robots for metal removal applications as well as highly efficient automated systems. We engineer systems that use industrial robots to automate common tasks such as mold handling, mold pouring, casting finishing, and casting inspection. We recently completed a project that incorporated a Fanuc robot equipped with a carbide tipped saw to remove gating from aluminum automotive castings inside of an enclosed cell.

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Posted on: February 28, 2018 03:35 PM - in Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, Robotics, Foxall, Fanuc, Aluminum

The Steel Industry Comeback

Good Signs for the Future of Steelmakers

According to an article published on IndustryWeek.com in December, the Steel Industry is finally thriving again after years of bleak news in the U.S. and European markets. Here are a few signs pointing to a prosperous outlook.

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Posted on: February 08, 2018 08:24 AM - in Insider, News, Metal Conditioning Equipment

Multitasking with Manipulators

Knock-off and sort gating while easily moving heavy castings

Our line of Action® Manipulators provide robust solutions for applications that require large payload capacity, efficient movements, and increased safety for operators. This allows operators to work at safe distances and in controlled environments.

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Posted on: November 17, 2017 10:45 AM - in Insider, Manipulators, News, Video, Features

Truflo® Features & Benefits

Truflo® Loop System

Fully Automatic Handling of Molds from Mold Loading to the Mold Dump Conveyor

Truflo® offers flexibility no matter what type of mold handling you require. Vulcan offers 2 configurations of the Truflo® mold handling system, the L Series (Loop System) and the H series (Horizontal System) as standard models. This video features the L Series for fully automatic handling of molds from loading molds, shifting weights and jackets to pushing off molds onto a mold dump conveyor after cooling time has been achieved.

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Posted on: November 02, 2017 02:28 PM - in Mold Handling, Video, Truflo, Features

ICI Technical Conference & Expo 2017

Vulcan Engineering Co. will be at ICI Conference & Expo 2017

Covington, Kentucky Oct 15 – 18, 2017

Visit us at Booth #327

Vulcan will be exhibiting at the 64th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, KY October 15 - 18, 2017. Be sure to visit us at Booth #327 to discuss systems and equipment for all of your foundry needs.

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Posted on: September 01, 2017 09:20 AM - in Events, News, Investment Casting

Mid-West Machine™ 6840T with a Large Vertical Reach Boom

Vulcan’s new traveling grinder offers a larger work envelope as well as updated controls and hydraulics systems.

Vulcan Engineering Co. introduces its newest addition to the Mid-West Machine™ line of Metal Conditioning Equipment with the 6840T. This Traveling Grinder incorporates a longer boom, providing a larger work envelope to process material within 68 inches (1725 mm) horizontal, 40 inches (1015 mm) vertical reach.

 

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Posted on: August 01, 2017 02:59 PM - in News, Metal Conditioning Equipment

Metals + Metallurgy China 2017

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Posted on: June 14, 2017 10:45 AM - in Events, News