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

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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.

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

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 Robotics, Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, Foxall, Fanuc, Aluminum

The Power of a Robot in a Man’s Hand

Since Vulcan Engineering Co. launched to the new VTS™ (Vulcan Tactile System) in January of last year, there have been many questions. Vulcan has been using the phrase "Robotic/Manipulator" because it just seemed to fit. However, this might have caused a few bewildered looks. Simply, the VTS™ is the best of both worlds and can be used as a Robot or as a Manipulator.

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Posted on: April 11, 2014 12:03 PM - in Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, Manipulators, News, Robotics

New Robotic-Manipulator System

Introducing the VTS Telemanipulator

Vulcan engineers’ have coupled hand position control with force-feedback to offer state of the art fully flexible robotic Equipment Systems. This tele-operated robotic technology provides leading edge cost effective solutions to address numerous demanding areas in foundries and offers distinct advantages over current hydraulic manipulators and dedicated robotic cells.

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Posted on: June 20, 2013 11:54 AM - in Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, Manipulators, News, Robotics