Category Archives: Innovation

Equipment upgrades: innovation by stealth

By Dante Terry EMP Warranty Coordinator at Wheelabrator Blast machines last 20, 30 years or more – a long time to wait for product innovation if your production needs change or operational challenges occur. So, are we leaving you behind the … Continue reading

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Adding a new dimension to R&D with 3D printing

By Doug Kim Aftermarket Engineering Mechanical Designer, Wheelabrator Following Bernd’s excellent blog about the complexities of blasting 3D printed parts, I wanted to share a glimpse into how we use 3D printing here in LaGrange for our R&D. For the … Continue reading

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Superfast flipping of connecting rods and other new tricks

By Trevor Burns Applications Technology Manager at Wheelabrator We have a saying in the Applications team at Wheelabrator – the customer doesn’t want the machine, they want the end result. It sounds obvious, but it actually has profound implications not just for … Continue reading

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