12 August 2015

Small Ammunition Cleaning – Case Study 21130

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Background: This key corporation in the defense, aerospace, security and outdoor sport industries needed to clean 7.62mm brass shell casings in the manufacturing process. Parts Cleaning Problem: They were using 70 year old parts washers that no longer cleaned their parts efficiently or effectively.  They needed new washers to clean the shell casings after heat […]

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12 August 2015

Aircraft Wheels & Brakes Powder Coating – Case Study 20708

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Background: This company is a leading supplier of aircraft wheels and brakes and related hydraulic products. Parts Cleaning Problem: This plant needed to clean and coat a variety of parts prior to paint (powder coating.) The steel parts needed to be iron phosphate coated.  The aluminum parts needed a Chromium III conversion coating. The System/Solution: […]

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12 August 2015

Parts Cleaning System for Gas Cylinders – Case Study 21734

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Passivate Gas Cylinders This extraordinary machine cleans/ passivates gas cylinders inside and out. The system has six (6) individual cleaning chambers, each with a powered door and automatic valves to control flows from 3 tanks and air blow-off. The parts are loaded and unloaded with a robot. A top pneumatic device secures the part before […]

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12 August 2015

Conveyor Washer Large Metal Stampings – Case Study 20796

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Background This company specializes in large metal stampings such as dome covers for pressure tanks. A large portion of their parts are as large as 48″ diameter x 16″ high. Parts Cleaning Problem They needed a high-speed (45 FPM) conveyor washer to remove a heavy coating of lubricant as well as most of the black […]

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12 August 2015

Drum Washer to Clean Brass Shell Casings – Case Study 21132

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Background: This key corporation in the defense, aerospace, security and outdoor sport industries needed to clean 7.62mm brass shell casings in the manufacturing process. Problem: They were using 70 year old parts washers that no longer cleaned their parts efficiently or effectively.  They needed new washers to clean the shell casings after heat treatment. The […]

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12 August 2015

Conveyor Washer for Stampings – Case Study 22016

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C-24 Conveyor Washer This C-24 conveyor washer is cleaning stampings coming off a press at the rate of 150 parts per minute. The parts are conveyed from the press to the washer, fall onto the washer’s conveyor belt, which then inclines into the system. The parts go through a four (4) stage cleaning process. The […]

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