Hot off the Press



Paint-Line Upgrades Have Fabricator Feeling Greenand Profitable

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
D&S Manufacturing, Black River Falls, WI, has enhanced its liquid-spray painting process to yield “significant time- and cost-savings,” says president and CEO Michael Dougherty, “while improving employee health and comfort.” Among the upgrades is a new spray booth with an expansive opening, enabling the company to spray more parts per cycle—as much as three times as many parts—compared to its previous booth. Also new is a reclamation system to filter phosphates from the wash water and overspray, and an automated drying system with downdraft filtration. D&S, which also recently installed a powder-coating line, is a custom manufacturer of large-scale components and assemblies to Caterpillar, Oshkosh, Trane and other OEMs. Among its core competencies are laser, oxyfuel and plasma cutting, machining and robotic arc welding;


Reader Comments

There are no comments posted at this time.


Post a Comment

* Indicates field is required.

YOUR COMMENTS * (You may use html to format)




Visit Our Sponsors