The part on the left
is the customers
On the right is
our new part.
of this piece of
equipment is no longer offering
replacement parts, so our customer
has been welding up this broken
part for several years.
The old part never lasted long as they
were cast from aluminum and the welding
had began to change the original parts
geometry then causing other problems
with the machine. The customer sent
us the sample part via over night
carrier. We then reverse engineered the
part and sent the old part back the
same day for use while we machined the
new part for them. Our new part
works better than the original OEM
part. How? We machined the parts
from a solid aluminum tooling plate.
The OEM part was made from a
much weaker casting process with