Tag: improvement

Shot Blaster Upgrade

As an on going effort to improve TPi’s capabilities we have recently upgraded our shot blaster with a Viking SHY4848 Spinner Hanger Y-Track Blaster. The Y-Track spinner hanger allows for easy loading and unloading of larger castings. These castings spin around a central axis allowing all sides to be blasted by the VK PowerMax 1500… Read more »

Metal Pouring Robot Upgrade

TPi Arcade continuously improves the factory through a dedicated capital project program. One such project was to upgrade to a new metal pouring robot.  The retired robot performed over 1.1 million pours and 65 thousand operating hours. The new robot, an ABB Foundry Plus 2, has increased payload and reach. The pouring robot is equipped… Read more »

Quality Clinic

The TPi Arcade Quality Clinic is a data-driven quality strategy that creates a constancy of purpose toward improvement of product and service.  If an aspect of a project is non-conforming, we analyze and track the product and process; determines root causes, and ensures changes to standard work, processes and/or designs.    The TPi Arcade Quality Clinic team uses a variety of streamlined Relentless Root Cause/Corrective Action (RRCA) activities tools to help diagnose the root cause of… Read more »