C-6000-PCS Carousel….Robot load/ unload This Carousel system cleans diesel engine pistons inside and out including a cavity that only has access via two (2) small, ¼” diameter holes. Parts are robotically loaded and unloaded from the same front position. The turntable indexes every 45 seconds moving the parts through the wash, rinse, and dry zones.
Background: This company specializes in making exhaust pipes for motorcycles. They wanted to phase out solvent tanks and use an environmentally friendly, water-based cleaning system. Parts Cleaning Problem: Find a way to rack and clean a myriad of tubes (some straight and some bent) and design the washer so that the racks can be conveyed
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Background: This 80 year old company (same family/ 4th generation) manufacturers components for industrial hot and cold water circulation systems… pumps, valves, heat exchanges, air removal devices, etc. Parts Cleaning Problem: Imported castings need to have Cosmoline removed. Machined parts are also washed to remove chips and oils. Much of their parts cleaning was done
Background: This company is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered bearings, alloy steels, and related components and assemblies. Parts Washing Problem: They needed to remove grinding coolant, grinding wheel debris, metal chips and excess fluid from wind mill bearing races with through holes and blind holes. The bearing races range in diameter from 65”
Background The customer is a major re-builder of jet engines. They work in conjunction with the leading jet engine manufacturers. Parts Washing Problem The customer needed to replace an older jet washer that could not achieve the required cleanliness levels. The major problem was rinse water contamination. The parts held a lot of wash water
Automotive Transaxle Parts Cleaning Carousel parts cleaning system with four (4) small turntables mounted to the large 60″ diameter carousel turntable. At any given time, one turntable can be loaded/unloaded by the operator while the other turntables are rotating in the wash, rinse, and dry zones. The unit outputs one set of clean/ dry parts
Spine Shaft Cleaning Compact conveyor washer designed to fit in customer’s existing work cell (between a knurling machine and a induction heating unit). The customer’s pick and place unit automatically places the shafts onto the washer’s conveyor. The parts get washed , blown-off and then slide down a chute into the customer’s vibratory conveyor.
Transmission Housing Cleaning The RTO-2000 is the perfect parts washer for a work cell. The operator loads a part, rolls the dolly into the chamber, and uses push-button controls to close the door and start the cycle. In cycle, the part rotates and water is blasted into key passageways. In just 3 minutes, the part is
Conveyor Washers for Camshafts, Crankshafts and Engine Blocks Two (2) identical conveyor washers with custom fixturing – one designed to hold camshafts and crankshafts and the other to clean engine blocks. These systems wash, rinse, and dry 120 parts, or sets of parts, every hour (the next step is assembly.) Electronic sensors and operator flag
CJ-2 Tumbling Washer with Automated Conveyor This CJ-2 cleans fuel injector parts to the highest possible standards. This system cleans trays of parts since this is how they are normally handled in the manufacturing plant. The operator places a tray (single or double stacked) on the blue conveyor belt and walks away. The conveyor then