According to a survey by the German Foundry Industry (BDG), 57 % of the German companies surveyed fear supply bottlenecks for preliminary products, auxiliary materials and raw materials in the future. The industry's feedback: Many international companies are able to deliver, and to offer their services despite the corona crisis. Who else supplies? Get an overview here!
Parts made by the additive manufacturing process are as susceptible to porosity as components made by conventional methods. This article will discuss common materials, applications, and misconceptions related to impregnating additive manufacturing parts.
Godfrey & Wing has received a contract from a leading German machining company to supply a Continuous Advanced Powertrain impregnation (CAPi) system. The CAPi is an automated vacuum impregnation system that incorporates Godfrey & Wing's patented Dry Vacuum & Pressure (DVP) impregnation process. In 2021, the system will be installed in Germany to seal leak paths in die cast aluminum transmission cases of a luxury car manufacturer.
Godfrey & Wing has opened a new vacuum impregnation service facility in Santa Catarina, Nuevo León, Mexico. This expansion will provide vacuum impregnation services to new and existing automotive OEM and Tier 1 customers in the Mexican market. The new service center replaces the previous facility in Santa Catarina and has increased output by 50%.