Repair and Maintenance Operations

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Cleaning is a huge part of most repair operations. A Better Engineering automatic parts washer makes cleaning a painless process AND saves you time, labor and costs associated with other methods of parts washing. Parts being cleaned with water-based solutions include:  auto/truck components, locomotive parts, electric motors, pumps, bearings, dies, rollers, aircraft components, hydraulic cylinders, transformers, etc.

Repair and Maintenance Parts Washer Case Studies

Parts Washer for Railway Shock Absorbers - Case Study 21262

Background

Industry leader in designing heavy-haul rail equipment for more than a century.

Parts Cleaning Problem

They needed to clean large shock absorbers for train cars. These cylinders are as large as 32.5″ dia. x 120″ long and weigh up to 2,000 lbs. When they come in from the field to be rebuilt, they are covered with dirt and grease.

Solution

IMPULSE-120 Industrial Parts Washer

The IMPULSE-120 has a spray manifold that oscillates back and forth around the parts for maximum cleaning effect. The pump outputs 250 GPM. Other features of this stainless steel parts washer include a power lid, a 500 gal. tank (gas heat) and an automatic chip/sludge conveyor.

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Roll-in Door Turntable Spray Washer for Oil Refining, Transportation - Case Study 20601

Background

This worldwide company makes a variety of petroleum products including motor oil for cars, trucks and motorcycles. They also make transmission fluids, synthetic lubricants, etc.

Parts Cleaning Problem

The plant in question is located in Ecuador. At this plant, they have a huge overhaul center for repairing diesel engines, valves, etc… Some parts are 6 ft. x 6 ft. x 3 ft. and weigh 3,000 lbs. They were hand cleaning with solvents.

Solution

RD-8000LX-P Turntable Spray Washer

This automatic parts cleaning system has a roll-in door, an 80” diameter turntable with 5,000 lb. holding capacity, and 75” working height. This huge parts washer has wash and rinse stages.

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