Questions and Answers

Does VAS assist customers with custom fluid designs?

Yes, our engineering team is ready to respond with cost effective designs and manufacturing solutions. We consider your Bill of Materials, schematics, chemical compatibility, fluid dynamics and all requirements that help improve the performance and longevity of the product.

Can VAS supply and integrate solenoid valves, pumps, and sensors on manifold assemblies?

VAS is strategically aligned with key component suppliers which are known for performance and reliability. VAS can deliver cost effective sub assembly solutions.

How can VAS assure contamination free product?

VAS has dedicated department to manufacture all medical components. We isolate all medical application products from metals and oils. There is a designated clean room area environment which is utilized to clean and assemble sterile product.

How does VAS ensure its ability to scale?

Our team manages capacity by analyzing customer demand, effectively cross training personnel, and purchasing leading edge equipment . VAS has great contract agreements with key vendors that respond within 2 weeks lead time on critical CNC equipment delivery. VAS has also invested in adjacent property which will allow a 50% capacity growth.

Can VAS support customers in prototype and production?

Yes, VAS is geared to support rapid product development, prototype manufacturing, and on going production manufacturing. We act as a strategic supply chain partner, not a “job shop”, and our engagements provide an end to end solution.

What is the smallest channel size VAS can provide?

.004-.005 in Ultem (PEI) and Acrylic (PMMA)

What are the bonding methods that VAS can use?

  • Thermal Bonding
  • Laser welding
  • Solvent Bonding
  • Ultrasonic Weldingv
  • PSA

    Can VAS stress relive plastics materials?

    VAS can stress relieve most plastics with validation capabilities for effectiveness.

    How does VAS ensure repeatability from build to build?

    VAS uses detailed work instructions, method routings, and we provide lot traceability. We understand our customer applications are sensitive to seemingly insignificant variances, and it’s this appreciation which drives our approach, process controls, and company culture.

    Does VAS perform Process Validation?

    Yes, we have full capability to perform gage R&R studies, SPC, and PPAP.

    Does VAS have experience with Optics applications?

    Yes, VAS has experience with materials having excellent optical properties. Depending on wavelength transmittance, we can work with materials such as Cyclic Olefincopolymer or Cyclo Olefin Polymer.