Greenfield and Brownfield Foundry Projects

A Complete Concept-To-Production Approach

A greenfield foundry is what its name implies: a foundry conceived, engineered and built from scratch on a previously unused property. A brownfield foundry, on the other hand, is built around the constraints of existing facilities. Though very different with regard to their planning and execution, both require vast amounts of coordination, resources and expertise to come together. Vulcan Engineering has all that covered.

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Summer Shutdowns = Scheduled Maintenance

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes opportunities for foundries to shut down and perform their required maintenance and repairs! Keeping your foundry running smoothly and efficiently is our top job at Vulcan Engineering, and that requires the upkeep of existing equipment, and when necessary, the addition of new parts and equipment.

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Sand Cooling 101

Quality castings rely on good molding sand produced within the statistical limits developed for permeability, strength, compression, LOI and other molding sand quality measures that a foundry may use. One of the basic requirements to making good quality molding sand is return sand that is within an acceptable temperature range.

Vulcan Engineering Co. offers complete sand cooling solutions to the foundry industry. Vulcan has proven cooling systems for Green Sand, Precision Sand, Lost Foam and Nobake molding systems

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Posted on: March 03, 2020 03:55 PM - in Insider, News, Green Sand, Lost Foam, Nobake, Features, Foundry Systems, Monthly

New Investment Casting Video

New Video Highlights Vulcan's Investment Casting Capabilities

Vulcan Engineering is excited about the new video detailing our Investment Casting capabilities that just made its debut on our YouTube Channel. just in time for the Investment Casting Institute's 66th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo in St. Louis, Missouri from October 27 - 30, 2019.

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The New & Improved Vulcan YouTube Channel

Vulcan Engineering's YouTube Channel Gets a Facelift and New Content

Vulcan Engineering recently overhauled our YouTube presence, creating new channel art, new playlists and new custom thumbnails for every video. We've also added new video content, as well as updates to our full "Vulcan Capabilities" series, which showcases the entire breadth of our foundry engineering services and equipment. An army of new thumbnail images ensure that all videos are labeled, readable, and easier to search visually.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019 03:10 PM - in Insider, Foundry Engineering, News, Video, Foundry Systems, 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.

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