Electronics Enclosure

This production part was previously made in China and suffered from quality issues, frequent shipping damage and the need to receive an entire year’s worth of parts in one shipment. WMPI took over this project, eliminated the quality problems and set up a kanban agreement for us to ship releases to our customer as needed. We eliminated the shipping damage by using proper packaging techniques. Due to the large number of holes, WMPI gang-punched these parts in our Trumpf punching machine where we could also tap right in the machine. We supplied these parts plated, with hardware installed, as shown in the photo.

When all factors are considered, WMPI offered this customer an overall cost saving on these assemblies vs. producing them in China.

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Project Details

Capabilities Applied/Processes

Primary:
CNC Punching

Secondary:
Brake Press, Hardware Insertion

Equipment Used to Manufacture Part Trumpf CNC Punching Machine, Trumpf Brake, Haeger Insertion Press, Welding & Manual Assembly
Overall Part Dimensions 8.00 x 9.00 x 15.00”
Tightest Tolerances ±.005”
Material Used 1008 16 Ga. Sheet Steel
Max Material Finish 32Ra
In Process Testing/Inspection Performed Flat Blank – Virtek Laser scan
Formed part – Calipers
FAIR sampling on initial parts
Industry for Use Industrial Equipment
Volume 100-200 Annually
Delivery Location Wisconsin
Product Name

Electronics Enclosure