Capabilities

Capabilities

Hoosier Gasket Corporation designs and manufactures advanced sealing solutions for demanding applications in challenging environments. As an objective sealing solutions provider, technology selection is based on decades of sealing industry experience, application knowledge, analytical evaluation and customer collaboration. Our mission is to satisfy all requirements for sealing, assembly, serviceability and cost while providing excellence in engineering, manufacturing, quality and customer service.

 

ENGINEERING

Consider us as your engineering partner. Our Engineering staff works closely with your team to clearly define performance and application requirements, assembly and in-plant test conditions, and commercial expectations. This collaboration leads to first-time right, on-time, cost effective solutions. Our engineering capabilities, technical resources, and design and validation experience allow us to design, develop, and validate robust solution to your most demanding applications. By following the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Process for Product and Program Management, we will help move you seamlessly from initial concept to serial production.

Our capabilities include:

  • Material evaluation
    • ASTM
    • DIN
    • EU
    • Custom functional evaluation
  • Gasket and material property analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Fuji Film® Impression and Topaq® analysis
  • Customized component testing
  • Thermal cycle component testing

Our Design and Validation Process:

Plan and Define

  • Customer input
  • Design and quality goals
  • Cost target

Product Design and Development

  • Product design
  • Design verification and validation
  • Equipment, tooling, process requirements
  • Design release

Process Design and Development

  • PFMEA
  • Process flow
  • Packaging

Product and Process Evaluation

  • Measurement systems analysis
  • Process capability
  • PPAP

Feedback and Assessment

  • Review and implement necessary improvements
  • Warranty analysis



 

MANUFACTURING

Modern state-of-the-art facilities, processes, equipment and manufacturing technology assures that every part will be manufactured precisely as designed, and to the highest standard of quality. Hoosier Gasket Corporation utilizes the appropriate manufacturing technology and processes to address specific customer and product needs.

  • Platen presses for large parts or large multi-cavity manufacturing
  • Preco presses for high speed, high volume production
  • Stamping presses for high precision, high tonnage applications
  • Programmable CNC presses where product nesting is critical for material waste elimination
  • Screen printers (CO2 and UV) for application of elastomeric sealing beads
  • Roll coaters for application of sealing, release, adhesive or low coefficient of friction coating
  • Impregnation systems to enhanced anti-wicking performance of fiber materials
  • Multi-head welders for Multi-Layered Steel Gasket production
  • Injection molding presses for edge-bonded or over-molded elastomer-to-carrier gaskets
 

QUALITY

Hoosier Gasket Corporation provides customers with 100% conformance to all specifications and requirements. We strive to always meet or exceed the needs of our customers in all aspects of our products and services, and maintain zero defects and 100% on-time delivery for all operations.

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

We are dedicated to excellent customer service and strive to always meet or exceed the needs of our customers in all aspects of our products and services.

  • Dedicated customer service representatives
  • Kanban
  • Returnable packaging
  • EDI/EDIFACT
  • Web portal
  • World class on-time delivery