Case Study – Diaphragms for Control Valves
About the client
The Client is a leading control valve manufacturer based in Germany.
The client was not happy with their existing diaphragm supplier due to consistent delays in supplies. The supplier’s delivery cycle time was higher than the valve manufacturing cycle time, resulting in delays and production loss.
Harkesh Rubber offered to develop one of the diaphragms for life cycle tests. Initially, the client’s team was a little skeptical. However, they agreed to the testing. We developed the first batch of diaphragms which were put to test simultaneously with diaphragms manufactured by their existing supplier.
After two weeks of testing, while our diaphragm was in perfect working shape. At the same time, the diaphragm from the existing supplier had to be replaced. While our first diaphragm was still in good shape after 1.2 million cycles test, the existing supplier’s second diaphragm too was worn out. The client switched the entire range of diaphragms to Harkesh Rubber after the successful testing.
● 25% reduction in diaphragm delivery cycle time
● 20% reduction in diaphragm purchase cost
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