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Permanent and Semi Permanent Mold Aluminum Castings, Precision Machining, Powder Coating and Assembly

Press release date: Nov 28, 2017

Watry Industries LLC

Management and Staff

  • Jason Dannenberg, President
  • Kevin Kelly, Vice President
  • Greg Somppi, Assistant General Manager
  • Ryan Silva, Plant Manager
  • Dale Christel, Sales Manager
  • Nick Grosenick, Quality Manager

Markets Served

  • Marine
  • Robotics
  • Medical equipment
  • Heavy Truck
  • Motorcycle
  • Automotive
  • Computer
  • Agriculture

Watry Industries LLC

  • ISO 9001:2008 Certified
  • Registered with Department of State for Arms Export Control Act, ITAR
  • Owned by Ligon Industries, LLC Birmingham, AL

The Watry History

  • Founded - 1957
  • Moved to Sheboygan, WI – 1959
  • CNC machining added – 1986
  • Powder coating added – 1998
  • Ligon Purchased - 2007
  • Assembly added – 2008
  • 3D Laser Scanning added - 2016

Watry Engineering Capabilities

  • Unigraphics (NX)
    • mold / fixture design
    • special machine design
  • Solidworks
  • Magmasoft
    • casting solidification modeling software
  • Inventor software
    • Fixture / Machine design
  • MasterCam
    • CNC programming software

We can supply Prototype parts Quickly that would match the Perm mold Geometry

Watry Casting Capabilities

  • Small to Very Large, Manual to Automated Indexing Turntable Tiltpour machines.
  • Automated Turntable Cell Details
  • 6 Casting Machines- CMH HS-3
  • Mold size 38” by 38”
  • ABB robotic pour
  • ABB robotic extract
  • System monitors mold temperature for accept/reject of product
  • Capable of indexing every 26 seconds
  • Gas fired melt furnace, 2000 lb/hr

Watry Casting Capabilities

  • Robotic pour/extract cell
  • Vision system for part verification

In-House Heat Treat Facility

  • 6 T6/T7/T61 Electric furnaces
  • 2 water quench tanks
  • 3 age ovens, for T5/T51 heat treat
  • Computerized controls with data collection
  • Mechanical property lab
    • Cast test bars

Casting Straightening Fixture

Castings are routinely checked for flatness and Straightened when required.

Our new Blasting Equipment

Castings are Blasted ready for Machining or Paint.

Machining Capabilities

Watry’s large in-house CNC machining operation is equipped with the latest horizontal and ultra-fast vertical machining centers to machine to your exact specifications. Performing these operations on-site reduces overall lead time to produce finished product and affords timely feedback between operations. Single-source capability means one source for all of your aluminum casting needs. Though we perform CNC machining in-house, Watry supplies castings to some of the largest machine shops in the country, as well.

Quality Assurance Equipment

  • (3) Brown and Sharp Global Performance CMM
  • Romer 7-Axis Scanning Arm

We offer Complete Process Control

From PFMEA to PPAP to on going production

In-House X-Ray Capability

  • NSI X5000 multi-axis digital X-ray – 225KV
  • Flat panel digital detector
  • Scan travel
    • 48” x 33” x 48”

Powder Coating Operation

  • New Nordson Colormax fc booth
  • 7 Stage Washer
  • 12 automatic guns
  • 4 manual guns
  • Roof mounted cure oven
  • Specialize in high-temp powders

Pad Printing

  • Trans-Tech Orion 130 Automatic pad print machine
  • Maximum image size 111 mm diameter
  • Multi color capability

Assembly Operations

  • Assembly Work cells, With Vision inspection
  • Finishes and Processes
  • Watry currently offers the following finishing services, either in-house or sourced locally.
  • Pad Printing
  • Anodizing
  • Chromate
  • Polishing
  • Plating
  • Non-Stick coating
  • E coat
  • Impregnation
  • Blasting
  • Powder Coat
  • Assembly
  • X-Ray
  • Leak Testing
  • Pressure Decay

Watry Industries, LLC

  • Summary
    • Cast, Machine, Heat treat, Powder Coat & Assembly
    • 155 Employees
    • 272,000 sq. ft
    • Financially Stable
    • ISO 9001-2008
    • Non-Union

Watry Industries, LLC

  • Competitive Prices
  • Superior On Time Delivery
  • Excellent Quality
  • In house Magma Solidification engineering
  • Cast, Machine, Powder coat and Assembly.
  • Come for a visit, the rest is easy.