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- Jun 26, 2023
Dehumidification system saves energy, improves efficiency
A revolutionary blast-air dehumidification system is decreasing energy costs, decreasing raw material use, and increasing melt efficiency.
- Jun 26, 2023
Smart Ventilation System Saves Energy
Automation, technology, and innovation are at the heart of one of the world’s oldest industries. At Waupaca Foundry located in Waupaca, Wisconsin, the linked foundries Plant 2 and Plant 3 share a melt center and cycle more than 1 million cubic feet of air every minute. Air is constantly monitored for quality, worker comfort, and consistent temperature across the 665,850 square foot gray iron foundries.
- Oct 07, 2022
Optimizing Compressed Air Usage Leads to Greater Energy Efficiency
Waupaca Foundry Plant 1, located in Waupaca, Wis., operates two compressor rooms. Compressed air is one of its top three significant energy users and represents 10% of the facility’s annual electricity usage. Compressed air supports critical operations such as pneumatics, robotics, and environmental control systems.
- Apr 05, 2022
First Cast-Iron Backhoe Bucket on the Market
Waupaca Foundry aided in the redesign and launch of the first-to-market cast iron bucket attachment for a compact utility tractor attachment OEM. After an innovative and collaborative design and problem-solving process, the resulting backhoe bucket and teeth are more durable, cost-effective, and made in the United States.
- Apr 28, 2021
Innovation and Problem-Solving Mitigate Supply Chain Risk
Through collaborative engineering and a prototype 3D-printed core assembly, Waupaca Foundry provided a solution that could improve quality, delivery and cost for a compressor body already in production. It also meant reliably changing the iron casting manufacturing process from horizontal to vertical molding, as well as reshoring the part to a U.S. supply base—with complete peace of mind.