Case study 1 - Hand Wheel lever arm assembly

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Client situation

  • Fortune 500 client looking to outsource
    hand wheel lever arm actuator assembly
  • Needed a reliable and quality focused
    sub-contractor to manufacture these
    assemblies
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SKS Solution

  • Worked with drawings provided by the client
    and developed a range of actuators over different
    client sizes from the BOM part drawings
  • These involve intricate 60-40-18 housing
    bodies with complex side parts of SS 316,
    aluminum bronze
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Result

  • Single source manufacturer for these
    assemblies for the client’s worldwide
    need
  • Awarded the status of self certified
    sub contractor in record time

Case study 2 - Hand wheel actuator assembly

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Client situation

  • A Fortune 500 valve manufacturer wanted to outsource hand wheel actuator assembly
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SKS Solution

  • Developed complete product based on drawings
    and samples
  • Value engineered the component, and suggested replacement of a casting wheel with precision
    welded sheet metal tube wheel
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Result

  • 40% reduction in cost with no change in
    performance and quality
  • SKS is the single global supplier of these
    sheet metal actuator assemblies for the client

Case study 3 - Actuator valve stems

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Client situation

  • Fortune 500 client looking to outsource the manufacture of stems for their valve operations
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SKS Solution

  • The client had provided SKS with a
    thread-rolled, without-centre drawing
    for these stems
  • SKS, based on its CNC, precision and
    grinding capabilities modified the
    drawings to with-centre drawings
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Result

  • Currently manufacture the stems using
    CNC and grinding machines in place of
    expensive thread rolling machines
  • 50% capital and tool cost savings
    to the client

Case study 4 - Side mounted hand wheel assemblies

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Client situation

  • Fortune 500 client wanted to outsource the manufacture of 2 hand wheel actuator
    assemblies with 50 different components
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SKS Solution

  • Sourced raw materials like different types of
    steel, phosphor bronze, etc.
  • Machined components in-house, and worked
    with approved vendors for heat treatment, plating
    and painting with precision welded sheet metal
    tube wheel
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Result

  • Single source manufacturer of these components
    for the client’s worldwide need