Adhesion issues make manufacturer probe powder process
When the coating begins to fail on a high-volume run, the manufacturer launches an extensive investigation to uncover the problem lurking beneath the powder.
Eclipse Manufacturing, an MTS Company, Sheboygan, Wis., designs and makes complex metal components and assemblies, providing customers with precision-engineered solutions to metal forming, stamping, and complex assembly challenges. In existence for more than 60 years, the company thrives by continually finding new markets and new ways to serve its customers. In the past, the company marketed gumball machines and made boxes for metal wagons. Today, it makes a range of parts, from metal brackets that go inside refrigerator handles for reinforcement to shrouds and covers for small gas engines used in generators, lawnmowers, and snow throwers.