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Lippert Components E-Coating Technologies

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Since 1984, E-Coating Technologies has been manufacturing quality engineered products and custom metal parts for industries such as recreational vehicle, bus, medium-duty truck, automotive, air compressor, climate control, and defense. As a market leader in engineering resources and services, our longevity is a testament not only to our strong customer base but also to our continued focus on quality and service. Our fabrication capabilities include laser operations, CNC punching, shearing, forming, notching, and sawing. Our full service welding department offers MIG, TIG, spot, and robotic welding capable of producing complex welds. In addition to fabrication and welding, we also offer a full a service value-add assembly department, capable of providing customer specific requirements. When you choose E-Coating Technologies, you chose a supplier who will deliver your product that exceeds your expectations each and every time.

With the installation of the e coat system in 2000, E-Coating Technologies got its first start in the industrial coatings sector. Today we possess the largest non-captive E-Coat system in North America capable of coating products up to 50 ft. x 8.5 ft. x 4 ft. and up to 6,000 lbs. The system has 35,000 gallon processing capacity and offering both epoxy and acrylic coatings to meet your needs depending on the application. Our 8 stage pre-treatment system, containing full immersion zinc phosphate and non-chrome sealer, is among the most tightly controlled in the industry and meets Military specifications. 

Industries Served

We manufacture all RV chassis components from the pin box to the bumper. Custom fabrication and welding of aluminum for the recreational marine industry. Crossmembers, outriggers, headers, tongues and hat channels are some of the many parts we supply to the utility trailer market. Custom step bumpers for the delivery truck market are one of our many specialties. Coating everything from the chassis on the military Humvees to specialized containers.

Meeting Specifications

TACOM (U.S. Army Tank Automotive and Armaments Command) approved for pre-treatment, e-coating and CARC paint applications.

These coatings provide camouflage, as well as a resistance to chemical warfare agents and the harsh chemicals used to decontaminate equipment exposed to those agents.

Exceeding Expectations

Meeting and exceeding our customer’s expectations every time is the priority with all members of the E-Coating Technologies team. We do not shy away from difficult challenges and are ready to help you take them on as a partner in your success. These challenges may include complex fabrications, fabrications using multiple material types, even using multiple components, weldments and sub-assemblies.

Industries Served

Recreational Vehicles

Experienced in motorized and towable RV fabricated components and welded assemblies. We manufacture all RV chassis components from the pin box to the bumper.

Marine Industry

Custom fabrication and welding of aluminum for the recreational marine industry.

Utility & Construction Industries

Crossmembers, outriggers, headers, tongues and hat channels are some of the many parts we supply to the utility trailer market.

Specialty & Service Industries

Custom step bumpers for the delivery truck market are one of our many specialties.

Military

Coating everything from the chassis on the military Humvees to specialized containers.

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E Coat - Electro-Deposition Coating Capabilities

E-Coating Technologies offers exceptional coating capabilities for complex products not well suited for spray applications. EA possess the largest non-captive E Coat system in North America capable of coating products up to 50 ft. x 8.5 ft. x 4 ft. and up to 6,000 lbs. The system has 35,000 gallon processing capacity and offering both epoxy and acrylic coatings to meet your needs depending on the application. Our 8 stage pre-treatment system, containing full immersion zinc phosphate and non-chrome sealer, is among the most tightly controlled in the industry and meets Military specifications, T-TC-490E Type 1.

  • Offers exceptional e coating capabilities for complex products not well suited for spray applications.
  • System capacity of 6,000 lbs per load bar- 12 load bars per hour.
  • 35,000 gallons processing capacity for both cathodic acrylic (UV resistant / 750 hour salt-spray) and cathodic epoxy (1000 salt spray protection) meeting military specification MIL-DTL-0053084.
  • 240,000 s.f. facility. One of the largest in North America.
  • Can accommodate parts 4 ft wide, 8.5 ft deep, and 50 ft long. Currently the largest non-captive e-coat line in North America
  • 8-stage pre-treatment system, including full immersion zinc phosphate and non-chrome sealer, is among the most tightly controlled in the industry meeting military specification T-TC-490E Type 1.

Powder Coating Capabilities

E-Coating Technologies is the leading supplier of powder coating services to companies in various industries; RV manufacturing, defense, bus, medium-duty truck, automotive, and air compressor. Powder coatings offer excellent exterior durability and outstanding mechanical properties.

Some Properties of Powder Coating:

  • Good flexibility and surface hardness
  • Good color and gloss retention in outdoor exposure
  • Good corrosion and chemical resistance
  • Delivering excellent corrosion protection
  • Providing excellent paint adhesion
    Our Process:
  • Accommodate parts that are 2' x 5' x 8' long.
  • 12' x 8' x 15' in our Off-Line Booth.
  • State-of-the-art NT-1 five stage cleaning system.
  • Quick turn-around times.

Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) Capabilities

E-Coating Technologies CARC capabilities are TACOM certified providing camouflage coatings resistant to chemical warfare agents and harsh chemicals.

  • These coatings provide camouflage, as well as a resistance to chemical warfare agents and the harsh chemicals used to decontaminate equipment exposed to those agents.
  • Certified by TACOM (U.S. Army Tank Automotive and Armaments Command) to apply CARC finishes to components and sub-assemblies designed for military use.
  • Used exclusively in conjunction with U.S. and authorized foreign government contracts.

Pickling / De-Rusting Capabilities

E-Coating Technologies offers pickling / de-rusting process to remove impurities, such as laser, mill and welding scale, stains from heat treatment, and light surface rust.

  • 40" x 40" x 16' Tanks.
  • Phosphoric acid based solution.
  • Removes laser, mill and welding scale, stains from heat treatment, and light surface rust.
  • System includes phosphoric acid bath, water rinse and an application of a water-soluble, rust-preventative product.
  • Depending on ambient humidity, treated parts are protected in-plant for up to 90 days.

Our Pickling and de-rusting operation is capable of stripping rust, dirt, grime and scale from materials that have been exposed to the elements returning their finish to a point that is able to be electro-coated.

Quality & Testing Standards

E-Coating Technologies has built a reputation on our quality standards in custom metal forming and electro-coating industries. Not only are our products the highest quality available, our commitment to customers service, innovative concepts and building lasting relationships sets the bar for these industries. EA's customers know that we deliver value through our experience, knowledge and service.

To help ensure this policy, EA uses ISO 9000 Quality System Standards as the framework for our Quality System. The quality policies and procedures are designed to meet our established quality standards while focusing on meeting the goals established in our mission statement.

E-Coating Technologies is your Full-Service Fabrication Provider

When it comes down to selecting a quality provider for all of your fabrication needs, consider E-Coating Technologies. The name E-Coating Technologies symbolizes quality. Our fabrication facility is an industry leader in everything from employee training, to our state-of-the-art equipment ready to supply the ever- changing needs of a rapid-response market place. Meeting and exceeding our customer's expectations every time is the priority with all members of the E-Coating Technologies team. We do not shy away from difficult challenges and are ready to help you take them on as a partner in your success. These challenges may include complex fabrications, fabrications using multiple material types, even using multiple components, welds and sub-assemblies. Companies in a variety of industries have come to trust E-Coating Technologies' fabrication capabilities and we challenge you to do the same.

E-Coating Technologies' commitment to customer service is second to none.

  • Ready to handle everything from high volume/high tolerance applications to your most intricate custom projects.
  • Offers the best CAD-CAM and computer controlled manufacturing technology.
  • More than 120,000 s.f. manufacturing space, complete with fully staffed engineering and quality departments.
  • CNC operations that include: laser cutting, punching and forming.
  • Conventional sawing and shear-punch-form operations.
  • Highly skilled MIG and TIG welders.
  • Mild, HSLA, stainless steel and aluminum galvanized in-stock to meet emergency time constraints.
  • Real time reporting for accurate job status.

Trumpf Laser Cutting Center

5 Lasers to meet your production needs.

  • 6.75' x 13.41' tables
  • Dual Quick Change Pallet
  • 5/8" Mild Steel
  • 3/8" Stainless
  • 3/8" Aluminum

Shearing

  • 1- 1/4" x10' AMADA CNC HYDRAULIC
  • 1- 1/2" x10' AMADA CNC HYDRAULIC
  • 1- 3/8" x 12' Cincinnati
  • 1- 3/16" x12' Cincinnati
  • 1- 1/4" x6' Cincinnati
  • 1- 16Ga x 6' Wysong

Plasma/Turret Punch

  • 3 - AMADA COMA 567 CNC Turret 60" Wide Sheet Capacity
  • 1 - AMADA COMA 557 CNC Turret 50" Wide Sheet Capacity
  • 1 - AMADA PEGA 557 CNC Turret 50" Wide Sheet Capacity

Forming

  • 1 - 500 ton x 20'0" Pacific Hydraulic w/NC Back Gauging
  • 1 - 325 ton x 14'0" Dries & Krump w/ NC Back Gauging
  • 2 - 242 ton x 14' AMADA CNC w/ Auto Back Gauging
  • 1 - 200 ton x 10'0" AMADA CNC w/Auto Back Gauging
  • 1 - 170 ton x 14'0" AMADA CNC w/Auto Back Gauging
  • 1 - 142 ton x 14'0" AMADA CNC w/Auto Back Gauging
  • 1 - 125 ton x 10'0" AMADA CNC w/Auto Back Gauging
  • 2 - 110 ton x 10'0" AMADA CNC w/Auto Back Gauging
  • 1 - 88 ton x 8'0" AMADA CNC w/Auto Back Gauging
  • 3 - 55 ton x 6'0" AMADA CNC w/Auto Back Gauging

Notching

  • 1 - AMADA NC 1/4" Capacity with Outside Radius Capability
  • 1 - AMADA NC 10ga Capacity
  • 1 - DI-AcRO Power Notcher

Punching

  • 1 - AMADA SP30 CNC Multi Tooling Punch
  • 1 - VERSON 400 Ton Straight Side Double Crank 36"x72" Bed
  • 1 - CINCINNATI 300 Ton Hydraulic Press with Flanges
  • 1 - HEIM 100 Ton Straight Side
  • 1 - ROUSELLE 65 Ton Straight Side
  • 1 - HTC Model MB-2 Hydraulic Press

Sawing

  • 1 - Hyd-Mech Model S20
  • 1 - Hyd-Mech Model H18 Horizontal Band Saw with 18" diameter capacity
  • 1 - Kaltenbach KKS400 Cold Cut Radial Saw

Assembly

  • 2 - 50 KVA resistance spot-welders
  • 1 - Chicago Rivet #912 Riveter
  • RIV-NUT insertion capability

PEM Insertion Machine

  • 1 - 6 Ton Series Pemserter Press

Welding

Our full service welding department offers MIG, TIG, spot, and robotic welding capable of producing complex welds and has received military certification.

  • 16 weld stations with ability to MIG, TIG and arc weld steel, aluminum and stainless steel
  • 2 Panasonic MIG Robotic MIG Welding Cells

Packaging

E-Coating technologies can drop ship material directly to your customer to meet your deadlines. Packaging with E-Coating Technologies can also eliminate and reduce additional shipping cost to your customers. We can package from standard skids to returnable dunnage, or packaging specifically for that product so the customer does not have to touch the product. Customers who send their parts to us on racks that meet our size and design criteria realize significant cost savings vs EA racked parts by eliminating additional handling at our facility. Typical turn-around times for E-Coating services is 24 hours if dropped off by 11:00 am.

Labeling

E-Coating Technologies offers labeling of material per your request. Tracking identification for your parts which allows use to trace back any part to a specification.

  • Stencil and label parts after coating
  • Label plating
  • Tracking identification for your parts

Assembly Services

EA offers assembly as a service that appeals to many customers.

Our assembly services include:

  • Assembly of small bushings to complete frame.
  • Capability to do post-paint assembly of components.
  • Stencil and label parts after coating.
  • Drop ship to your customer to eliminate or reduce additional shipping cost.

Inventory on Hand

E-Coating Technologies stores raw materials to accommodate short lead times from our customers. We have various materials on hand including steel, aluminum, stainless and galvanized. EA stocks finished product to accommodate large contracts in which product is needed on demand.

Quality & Testing Standards

E-Coating Technologies has built a reputation on our quality standards in custom metal forming and electro-coating industries. Not only are our products the highest quality available, our commitment to customers service, innovative concepts and building lasting relationships sets the bar for these industries. EA's customers know that we deliver value through our experience, knowledge and service.

To help ensure this policy, EA uses ISO 9000 Quality System Standards as the framework for our Quality System. The quality policies and procedures are designed to meet our established quality standards while focusing on meeting the goals established in our mission statement. 

Shipping

E-Coating Technologies not only has 8 vehicles for the Midwest region but we also cater shipping programs to needs of our customers.

    Examples include:
  • Stocking programs to provide JIT (Just In Time) inventory management to our customers.
  • Contract programs which we stock and drop ship product to our end users.
  • Packaging options that aid in the logistics aspects. 

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