Stucchi combines forward-thinking problem-solving, decades of design and fabrication experience, and a wealth of engineering expertise to create solutions that work for your industry and specific application. No matter what industry or application, we understand your needs and work to satisfy your safety, total customer satisfaction, efficiency, environmental, and productivity concerns.
Thanks to the close and fruitful collaboration with OEMs present in the field of Aeronautics, Stucchi has studied, tested, and put on the market several series of products that meet the strict and demanding requests for testing hydraulic connections during aircraft production and ground testing.
When testing or launching aerospace equipment such as aircraft, missiles, and rockets, precise performance of launch pad ground equipment is mission critical. Connecting your equipment with self-sealing, locking quick disconnect hydraulic couplings with zero-leak performance prevents devastating contamination. Fluid leaks cause safety issues with damage to expensive components, flight problems and unintended downtime of aircraft. When downtime is not an option, you can rely on Stucchi’s quick connect fittings for aerospace ground service equipment support.
Working the land has dual demands—protecting the environment while being exposed to its rigors at the same time. Frequent attachment and implement substitutions have the potential to create hydraulic fluid leaks, and exposure to extremes of temperature, humidity, and dirt and debris cause wear and tear on equipment. The proper couplers and plates save time, prevent harmful leaks, and keep you working with quick-change versatility and leak-free environmental protection.
Automotive OEMs as well as 2nd tier suppliers require the most efficient operations to meet production goals. Automotive manufacturers must practice continual improvement in all processes such as reducing production cycle times and time in changing dies. Single-minute exchange of die (SMED) is a method of lean production used in manufacturing to quickly changeover dies to run the next project, thus reducing waste. Stucchi helps automotive manufacturers to meet SMED goals with multi-coupling plates for quick changeover of dies in hydraulic injection molding presses and die casting processes. Our hydraulic solutions for the automotive industry include flat face quick couplers, threaded flat-face quick couplers, and multi-coupling plates to improve hose management, eliminate cross-connection and significantly improve press uptime. This Stucchi Case Study shows how we helped an automotive supplier meet SMED goals with a 6-minute reduction in changeover time and many other benefits.
Coil tubing is a process commonly used for oil and gas drilling that uses a continuous tube on a spool rather than a large rig to drill and tap into oil. Coil tubing provides the capacity to inject or circulate fluids such as for fracking, to shatter the tiny porous deposits and free the oil from them to collect in a pool and then extract from underground. Coil tubing provides a different methodology to drill for oil, and utilizes a hydraulic system to coil the tubing, often on a tandem system with two trailers side by side. Stucchi provides hydraulic solutions for coil tubing processes that save time, reduce downtime, eliminate crossing of lines, and allow for efficiency in changing hydraulics from one trailer to another. We offer leak-free flat face quick couplers and multi-coupling plates with specialized hydraulic solutions for coil tubing units.
Demolition contractors must utilize heavy duty equipment and a variety of attachments such as hydraulic breakers, demolition grapples, shears, multi-processors and other heavy duty, high flow attachments. Maintaining the hydraulic system with reliable, leak-free connections can be challenging in this demanding environment. Constant hammering can take a toll on hydraulic connections and contractors risk lost productivity due to unexpected downtime. Stucchi offers heavy-duty auxiliary quick couplers and multi-coupling plates, designed specifically for demanding demolition processes that support versatility, improve safety, and prevent environmental contamination.
Die casting is an efficient method of forming metal parts in dies, also called tools, which consists of two halves where molten steel or a type of metal is inserted into the cavities to mold metal parts. Die casting is used to produce parts for many industries, with an efficient method of changing dies required for all applications, particularly in automotive manufacturing where continual improvement in product quality and process efficiency is demanded. Stucchi offers hydraulic solutions which help die casting processes significantly reduce time required for tool changeovers, also called exchange of dies, with leak-free quick couplers and multi-coupling plates. Our die casting hydraulic solutions increase equipment uptime and improve process efficiencies
Producing goods is an unrelenting sequence of events, often performed 24-7. Your production reliability depends on consistency and reduction of downtime. Your increased productivity is demanded constantly and depends on reducing assembly time and cutting production costs, under tight space constraints. Quick-connect, leak-free couplers and multi-coupling plates can answer the demand for your manufacturing and automation needs, from tier two automotive parts to steel or paper mill production and beyond.
Working on the move or on the road, it’s important to cover as much territory as possible. All that movement and activity means a lot of wear and tear on your equipment, so you need heavy duty couplers and multi-coupling plates made from rugged materials to withstand the abuse. At the same time, you need quick-change versatility and leak-free environmental protection to keep up the pace, whether you are engaged in demolition, maintenance, construction, transportation, waste management, or snow removal.
Oil & Gas
Drilling for oil, extracting natural gas, and servicing wells—nothing could be much more challenging or rigorous. The demands to meet challenging productivity goals and increase operational predictability are great, all while protecting your people and your company’s profits. High performance hydraulics with reliable connection under high pressure helps prevent catastrophic component failure and the resulting negative economic impact at all stages of the oil and gas drilling and servicing process.
America’s railways carry vital goods across the country such as food items, medical supplies, automobiles and more to communities everywhere. Maintaining the rails is critical to keep this complex network of tracks and signaling communication systems working properly. A variety of hydraulic powered hand tools are designed specifically for railroad maintenance to perform heavy duty track work with manageable tools that improve safety and efficiency for rail maintenance workers. Stucchi offers numerous couplers with BNSF Railroad approval and high-pressure connection capabilities to meet demanding rail work requirements.
Snow and Ice
The hydraulic system is the heart of snow and ice removal equipment with multiple connections required in several areas of the truck. Operating and maintaining snow removal equipment pose unique challenges such as residual pressure and fluid leaks as well as exposure to harsh weather conditions such as freezing temperatures, snow, and ice. Stucchi offers hydraulic solutions for snow and ice removal equipment that hold up the harsh environment, eliminate leaks, provide easy connect under pressure, and save significant time with multi-coupling plates.
Steel production is an industry that has relied profusely on the power of hydraulics through every aspect of steel manufacturing. Hydraulic fluid power is so prolific in a steel mill a plant can have hundreds of hydraulic power units. Steel making requires the usage of components that can withstand the severe application of high, intense heat, pressure, and force required to process steel. Mono and multi-couplings support docking pouring ladles, rolling stands and temperature ranges from annealing furnaces to cold roll finishing. Stucchi supports the steel industry with heavy-duty quick couplings and multi-coupling plate solutions for hydraulic fluid power, pneumatic lines and other media systems.