Engineering: Mastering Metal

From in-house metallurgy to scaled-up facilities, Vulcan's mastery of metal gives you more value in the field.

Advanced Stainless™ Steel

Vulcan’s Advanced Stainless™ steel is the product of decades’ worth of metallurgy research, bringing more strength and consistency to the frac. Advanced Stainless Steel is free of delta ferrite and niobium carbo-nitrides which can significantly reduce fluid end fatigue life. This high-performance material means more yield strength and tensile strength, greater elongation, more hardness and improved energy absorption. All enhanced by proprietary machining practices and surface treatments.

  • Enhanced strength and hardness
  • Superior corrosion resistance
  • Flawless micro-cleanliness
  • Frac-ready pressure resistance
  • Exceptional Charpy test values
  • 3X fracture toughness, even at sub-zero temperatures

In-House Metallurgy Lab

Vulcan’s metallurgy lab ensures superior service in the field by troubleshooting potential issues and enabling continual improvement. This includes testing hardness, impact resistance, tensile strength, flexural testing, bend testing, abrasion, corrosion resistance, shear and other properties. All led by a full-time PhD material scientist dedicated to ensuring that Vulcan customers get more from their products.

Vulcan Quality Management System

The Vulcan quality management is ISO 9001:2015 compliant for the manufacture of mission-critical oilfield, defense, aerospace and heavy industrial equipment.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Our manufacturing, distribution and service facilities feature the latest in CNC machining, welding, inspection, testing and pre-deployment configuration capabilities. With more than 50,000 square feet of facility space, overhead cranes and streamlined logistics, these facilities enable us to create quality components at scale.

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