Following are examples of projects EFI Group has completed for firms in the Ceramics industry:

  • Investigated and detailed design for two kiln cart transfer systems
  • Designed automated insulator cut-off operation
  • Investigated and developed design changes for alignment fixtures
  • Designed and implemented new scrap handling system
  • Reconfigured warehouse/packing area
  • Investigated, configured and designed proprietary cement mixing area
  • Designed proprietary bend testing machine
  • Redesigned tooling for proprietary shaping hardware
  • Designed and implemented custom manipulator
  • Designed and implemented hydraulic systems for retrofit onto existing manipulator arms
  • Designed new drive and bearing arrangement for pug mill and extruder
  • Designed and implemented custom cable-driven dumping cart for loading an extruder
  • Developed system requirements and design, as well as implemented, a closed loop cooling system for extruder and liquid ring vacuum blower
  • Performed mechanical design of various fixtures, as well as the redesign of failed mechanical components
  • Designed ceramic kiln for installation

EFI Group is a manufacturing engineering firm practicing process engineering, process design, design engineering, manufacturing technology and engineering services.
EFI Group is based in Baltimore, Maryland (MD) and serves clients nationwide, including those in Delaware; Maryland; Pennsylvania; Virginia; West Virginia and Washington, D.C.