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Winch Tension Arm Spreader

This winch tension arm spreader is used to precisely open tension arms on a winch assembly, so the limit switches can be set safely and accurately.

Spring Collapse Tool

This tool is used to collapse a large compression spring to aid in the installation in a military vehicle.

Adjustable Seat

This seat was designed to be used in an assembly line prior to the permanent seat being installed in a military vehicle.  The design had to be light weight to allow ease in installation and removal along with the handling capability of holding a 250 pound person during typical driving conditions.

Boom Turntable Upgrade

This crane turntable was upgraded to allow application of heavier loads at low boom angles.  The entire turntable was raised, requiring a large spacer to be added between the chassis and the turntable bearing. A second motor was added as well as the ability to hydraulically lock the turntable.  This required four ports to be added to the swivel assembly at the center.  Updates to hydraulic and electrical diagrams were included as part of the final drawing package.

Military Vehicle Suspension Arm Install

The design concept of an assembly station to press bearings into the suspension arm; then transfer from a table into position for installation on the vehicle.

Military Vehicle Blast Cabinet Design Proposal

Blast machine manufacture brought us concept for blasting military vehicle bodies.  WDSI took the concept and developed it into a working model, in order to prove out the proposal.

Engine Block Blast Cabinet Design Proposal

Blast machine manufacture had a concept for blasting engine blocks.  WDSI took the concept and developed it into a working model in order to prove out the proposal.

Indexing Fixture Design Proposal

WDSI was approached with an idea for a new style of fixture indexing. We were asked to create conceptual design work and produce views that could be presented during a formal design proposal meeting.

Cylinder Assembly and Test Station

This machine is designed to build, pressure test, cycle and clean hydraulic cylinders.  The piston is assembled onto the rod on the center section of the table.  The rod is assembled into the cylinder on either side of the table.  The one side of the table will be in the up position doing the pressure checks and cleaning cycles, while another cylinder is being built on the opposite side of the table.  The station is designed to handle a wide range of cylinder types and lengths with minimum tooling changeover (no tools required).

Frame & Outriggers for Arial Lift

Here is a new frame and outriggers design for an aerial lift.  The customer came to us with the concept sketch.  WDSI developed the complete design and detail package. We then managed all aspects of the build for the first prototype.

4 Wheel Suspension for Aerial Lift

A new aerial lift suspension design keeps the platform level as a vehicle maneuvers through various types of terrain.  The customer came to us with a concept.  WDSI developed the complete design and detail package.

Dump Trailers

WDSI has been involved with several trailer manufactures in various roles.  We reverse engineer, create new design and detail projects, as well as FEA and cost analysis.  We have worked on single and tandem axle trailers with solid or dump beds and air bag lowered beds on trailers.

Auxiliary Rescue Units

This is a primary design source for a rescue unit manufacture.  WDSI began work to reverse engineer their first emergency rescue unit.  Since the initial project, we played a part in the development of more than 6 new models and multiple versions of each model.

Air Float Transfer, Assembly Line

An air float system was designed to carry several different crane frames through an assembly line.  The unit uses four air floats between two separate stands with air lines connected through a hose reel.  This system allows an individual to manipulate several tons without assistance.

Matrix Band Machine

This project was a high-speed machine to support the dental industry.  It produces  the Matrix Band which is wrapped around your tooth while being filled.  It is capable of producing 4 different size bands with minimum changeover, 1 band every 3 seconds.
  • A 3" wide stainless steel is feed through a progressive die at the rear of the machine.
  • The part is then transferred to the front where a conical loop is made.
  • A lock loop is fastened to it to hold the shape.
  • 6 tight winds are placed at the other end of the part.
  • The finished part is transferred to a vision inspection station where it is checked for quality and sorted accordingly.

Arial Lift Platform

New aerial lift platform design with automatic assist lift up front gate.  The customer came to us with the concept sketch.  WDSI developed the complete design / detail package then managed all aspects of the build for the first prototype.