Empire Abrasive Equipment News

Empire Abrasive Equipment Application Job Story – Motorcycle Exhaust Parts

Market: Automotive

Application: Abrasive blasting cleaning of motorcycle exhaust parts prior to coating

The Challenge:

A major supplier of exhaust pipes, mufflers, and exhaust shields to the motorcycle industry wanted to improve the efficiency of their blast cleaning operation. The existing process, that utilized two in-line automated blast cleaning systems, was extremely labor intensive, offered incomplete parts coverage and also resulted in an excessive loss of media.

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Empire Abrasive Equipment Application Job Story – Medical Implants

stainless-steelMarket: Medical

Application: Abrasive blast cleaning of hip and shoulder implants

The Challenge:

A major manufacturer of hip and shoulder implants in the medical industry wanted to automate their abrasive blast cleaning procedure in order to improve the overall production process. The goal of the medical manufacturer was to increase the production rate by at least five hundred (500) hip and shoulder implants per eight-hour shift as well as to improve part consistency and quality.

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Expanding The Empire – Empire Abrasive Equipment Completes New Building Expansion

Late Spring 2016 – Empire Abrasive Equipment Company, a leading producer of air-blast equipment, announced today the completion of a significant expansion to their corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Designed to accommodate the growth of its custom automated blast cleaning systems, the additional manufacturing space will position the company to meet current and future sales growth while reducing overall manufacturing costs.
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