In the mining industry, aftermarket process improvements are essential to enhance hydraulic equipment functionality. To guarantee proper pre-fill and optimize accumulator efficiency, a client partnered with Whitman Controls to design a highly customized fitting to ensure safety, reliability, and cost effectiveness. The client’s lead project engineer, collaborated directly with Michael and Whitman’s engineering team. In under 5 weeks, the team designed, fabricated, and delivered a prototype for testing. The Whitman switch exceeded the client’s expectations, and came in over 35% below their previous supplier’s offering.