Melling Original Equipment

Melling OEM Engineering



Melling OEM is comprised of five main areas: Design, Testing, Prototyping, Manufacturing, and Quality Control.

Engineering – http://www.melling.com/OEM/Engineering
Testing – http://www.melling.com/OEM/Testing
Prototype – http://www.melling.com/OEM/Prototype
Manufacturing – http://www.melling.com/OEM/Manufacturing
Quality Control – http://www.melling.com/OEM/Quality-Control

Engineering Capabilities

Design Capabilities


Housings Materials:

  • Die-cast aluminum
  • Permanent mold aluminum
  • Sand-cast aluminum
  • Sand-cast gray iron
Components comprised of:

Sintered metal & Bar, sheet, or spring steel

Vane – Variable Flow/Pressure:

  • HVV6 3.5/3.9L Prototype
  • Gen-X V8 Prototype
  • LT5 Truck Vane Prototype
Internal Tip Sealing Rotor:

Crankshaft driven, 40 models or Camshaft driven, 90 models

External Involute Gear: 

130 models in production

Internal Crescent Gear:

3 models in production

Our long history in the design and development programs of Oil Pumps and Oil Pickup Screen Assemblies gives us a unique advantage over other design firms.

Designs Tooled:

  • 260 Oil Pump Assemblies
  • 285 Oil Pickup Tube Assembles
  • 30 Oil Pump & Pickup Tube Assemblies
Pump Types:

  • Variable Flow Vane
  • Involute Gear – Spur
  • Internal Tip Sealing Rotor
  • Internal Crescent Gear
  • Internal Pressure Relief Circuits
Casting Designs:

  • Die Cast Aluminum 380 & 390
  • Sand Cast Aluminum, 319, 356, 535
  • Permanent Mold Aluminum
  • Gray Iron
Oil Pick-up Tubular Assemblies:

  • Diameters: 0.500” (50mm) to 1.00” (25.4mm)
  • Materials: Low Carbon Steels
  • Wire Mesh Filtration

Communication Capabilities CAD/CAM/FEA Workstations:


  • UniGraphics NX Version 3 Thru 6
  • Pro-Engineer Wildfire 2.0
  • Catia V4 & V5
  • I-deas 12 ( FEA Static / Dynamic / Linear / Non-Linear)
  • Pro-Mechanica FEA
  • AutoCAD 2007 / 2010
  • TRUBIQUITY
  • Solidcast 7.0 – Solidification Software
  • PumpLinx CFD Software
  • EDI – Electronic Data Interface / ASN

Testing Procedures

Testing at Melling has several options based on program requirements. Our Design & Development programs utilize our proven Durability and Validation modules. Testing can also be programmed to a customer’s specific inputs.

The Production Testing environment functions with performance fit & function testing, every production pump from Melling is 100 % performance test.

  • Performance
  • Durability
  • Validation
  • Production

Hydraulic Testing Capabilities


  • Testing
  • Performance Characteristic Mapping
  • Mechanical & Volumetric Efficiencies
  • Displacement Analysis
  • Horsepower ratings
  • Cavitation Analysis
  • Inlet Restriction Analysis
  • Contamination Testing
  • Measure/Control
  • Speed
  • Torque
  • Pressure
  • Flow
  • Temperature

Prototype

  • SLA/SLS Rapid Modeling
  • Rapid Castings, Aluminum & Iron
  • Temporary Casting Tooling – Urethane
  • Machining of Housing & Cover
  • Machining of Components
  • Durability Testing
  • CMM Inspection
  • Analysis

Manufacturing

Specializing in a large range of production volumes our customer base captures our unique ability to assembly complex assemblies using cost effect methods.

Melling’s creative in-house assembly techniques utilize cellular manufacturing blended with a mix of automation keeping capital investment and production cost at a minimum.

Quality Control Systems

  • Process Design and Development (PFMEA)
  • Product and Process Validation
  • Control Plans
  • Layered Audits
  • Inspection – 6 CMM’s
  • 100% Functional Testing
  • Part Traceability (Dot Matrix Date Code)
  • Supplier Development
  • Supplier Rating System
  • APQP Involvement
  • Supplier Audits
  • ISO-14001 2004 ISO/TS 16949 2009