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Custom Applications for Automotive and Aerospace Manufacturing Industries


At every level, the automotive and aerospace industries demand speed and precision to feed an ever-growing market. To meet this demand, manufacturers can turn to the precision automation engineering of +Vantage.

These industries require rapid, flexible systems with the capacity to adapt—our team provides the powerful automation and industry expertise to help your business thrive. +Vantage integrated solutions give companies the tools to maximize their productivity while minimizing errors and downtime.

Powertrains


One assembly-heavy aspect of the automotive manufacturing process that benefits from automation is the powertrain. The testing and inspection processes for these precision mechanical components stand to benefit greatly from either fully- or semi-automatic integration, increasing safety for workers, while increasing production efficiency for the line.

Powertrain Parts Applications
  • Engine Block
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Connecting Rods
  • Crank Shafts
  • Cam Shafts

Transmissions


Whether a consumer automobile or world-class sports car, transmissions require nanometer accuracy in production to prevent defects that could cause catastrophic results. Automation offers superior accuracy, as well as the integrated metrology solutions to ensure every piece performs up to standard. Here is an assortment of applications where +Vantage systems integration can provide benefits to transmission production.

Transmission Parts Production
  • Transmission Cases
  • Gears
  • Shift Levers and Actuator Rods
  • Clutches
  • Harnesses and Electronics
  • Drive Chains and Sprockets
  • Hydraulics
Transmission Manufacturing Automation
  • Full Automatic Construction Assembly via Robotics
  • Semi-Automatic Assembly via Work Stations
  • Manual Gearbox Assembly with Automated Classification and Identification Support

E-Mobility & Electric Vehicles


The growing prevalence of e-vehicles and fleets both in commercial and consumer capacities will necessitate new kinds of production line automation to handle the high-powered electric motors at a large scale. Technology in the e-mobility field has even progressed to the point that electric passenger airplanes are very feasible. With more automobile companies introducing electric models every year, specialized manufacturing and testing equipment will drive this innovation. Here are some areas +Vantage solutions can be utilized in this rapidly growing area of the industry.

Application for Electric Vehicles
  • Batteries
  • Electric Motors
  • Charging Components
  • Integrated Electronics and Computers

Structural Component Manufacturing


The automotive industry is already heavily automated, and that trend is forecast to continue in the coming years. Automotive parts manufacturers need to consistently produce top-quality parts at a rapid pace to compete in the market.

In both the aerospace and automotive industries, automation ensures that stringent precision and safety guidelines can be met without sacrificing efficiency. Furthermore, the growing abundance of new technologies is already changing how structural parts are produced, and +Vantage is here with advanced automation solutions:

Application for Automotive Manufacturing of Structural Parts
  • Dash Panels
  • Rear Shelf Panels
  • Rear Inner Panels
  • Baffles
  • Front Cross Members
  • Front Frames
Application for Aerospace Manufacturing of Structural Parts
  • Wings
  • Fuselage
  • Empennage
  • Flight Control Surfaces
  • Internal Supports

Diesel Automotive Systems


The unique function of diesel engines compared to conventional internal combustion engines, and therefore comes with unique manufacturing challenges. Even beyond trucks and busses, diesel is a staple of the heavy-machinery industry, and dozens of industries rely on high-quality diesel engine components to function. +Vantage solutions ensure only the best parts come off of the production line.

Application for Diesel System Parts
  • Fuel Tanks
  • Fuel Lines
  • Filters
  • Pumps
  • Fuel Injectors

Part Testing


To ensure consistent, quality components, process monitoring is a necessary feature of the automation process. High volumes require specialized systems to control production lines, sort pieces, and validate their quality. Here, our inspection and sorting solutions offer incredible benefits across the industry.

Automation Application for Testing
  • High-Speed Visual Inspection of Parts
  • Dimensional Metrology
  • Torque testing systems
  • Stroke and backlash testing
  • Eddy current testing
  • Leak Test Systems
  • Resonance Testing
  • Simple Pass/Fail Systems for Identifying Faulty Components

Work With Us


At +Vantage, we have more than 15 years of experience delivering expert engineering and dedicated support to the automotive and aerospace industries. From assembly to integration to inspection, we provide unparalleled value to customers in every corner of the industry. Our detailed process and personal touch ensure manufacturers implement the best automation systems possible and keep them running decades down the line.

Contact us today to discover the possibilities of incorporating advanced, custom automation, and metrology tools in the automotive and aerospace industries.

+Vantage Corporation
12651 Newburgh Road
Livonia, MI 48150

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