Vulcan Engineering at AISTech 2019

Pittsburgh, PA, May 6-9,2019
David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Booth #2128

Join Vulcan Engineering from May 6th to the 9th at AISTech 2019 in Pittsburgh. Our staff will be available at booth #2128 to provide insight on equipment and solutions to fit your metal conditioning operations.

Posted on: April 10, 2019 07:55 AM - in Events, News, Shows

Vulcan Engineering at CastExpo 2019

Georgia World Congress Center

Atlanta, Georgia, April 27-30, 2019

This April Vulcan Engineering will be a part of the largest North American gathering of the metalcasting supply chain, CastExpo 2019. Every three years, the American Foundry Society brings together the metalcasting industry for CastExpo, featuring full-scale exhibits, equipment demos, networking and education opportunities over four days. This year's show takes place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, and boasts over 400 exhibitors and 6,000 attendees.

Posted on: March 29, 2019 01:04 PM - in Events, News, Shows

2019 AFS Southeast Regional Conference

 “Envisioning the Foundry of Tomorrow”

Savannah, GA, February 20-22nd

Vulcan Engineering joins other regional foundry industry companies at the 2019 AFS Southeast Regional Conference February 20-22 in Savannah, Georgia.

Posted on: February 14, 2019 09:57 AM - in Events, News, Shows

Greenfield Foundry and Expansion Projects

New Presentation Showcases the Scope of Vulcan Engineering's Foundry Construction and Expansion Capabilities

Vulcan Engineering prides itself on providing foundry solutions big and small. Well it doesn't get much bigger than greenfield foundry and expansion projects. As proven in projects such as the expansion of Lodge Manufacturing Co. in Tennessee and the greenfield/brownfield foundry projects throughout Mexico


ICI Technical Conference & Expo 2018

Vulcan Engineering Co. at ICI Conference & Expo 2018

Kansas City, Missouri, Oct 21 – 24, 2018

Visit us at Booth #210

Vulcan will be exhibiting at the 65th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown in Kansas City, Missouri from October 21 - 24, 2018. Be sure to visit us at Booth #210 to discuss systems and equipment for all of your foundry needs.

Posted on: October 02, 2018 08:44 AM - in Events, News, Investment Casting, Shows

Super Abrasive Wheels: Go The Distance

Super Abrasive Grinder Wheels Provide Longer Life and Other Advantages Over Bonded Abrasive Wheels

Vulcan Engineering recently shipped several Fox® Model 420 Stand Grinders with Super Abrasive (SA) wheels designed for SNAG grinding. The 20” SA wheel fits on a standard machine with no modification providing the user the capability to switch between bonded abrasive and SA wheels based on job requirements. For example, grinding iron casting with the SA wheel and grinding steel casting with the bonded abrasive wheel.

Posted on: September 18, 2018 01:21 PM - in Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, News, Fox, Monthly

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

The Steel Industry Comeback

Good Signs for the Future of Steelmakers

According to an article published on 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.

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