Parts Cleaning Case Histories

Learn how our automatic, aqueous-based systems have resolved parts cleaning challenges in applications throughout various industries.

Tuesday, 06 October 2020 / Published in Ammunition/Gun Cleaning, Military Parts Washing
Gun Parts Washer
Background: The military and large civilian police departments have thousands of guns at their practice ranges. These guns need to be cleaned and kept in top shape. Parts Cleaning Problem: Cleaning each gun by hand is extremely time consuming and virtually impossible during busy times. Most ranges need an automatic parts washing system. The System/Solution:
Tuesday, 06 October 2020 / Published in Ammunition/Gun Cleaning, Military Parts Washing
conveyor washer for gun parts
Background: This company designs, manufactures, and distributes small firearms… various models of pistols and rifles for law enforcement and the outdoor sporting industry. Parts Cleaning Problem: They needed to clean chips and oils off of small weapons frames and demagnitize them during the manufacturing process. The System/Solution: This C-24 conveyor washer is designed to clean
Thursday, 30 August 2018 / Published in Med/Pharma/Food/Cosmetic, Uncategorized
Conveyor Tote Washer C-42
This C-42 conveyor washer cleans and sanitizes medical waste containers. The containers are emptied, washed in the C-42, and then get re-distributed to hospitals and medical facilities. The C-42 has three stages: wash, rinse/sanitize (+180° F) and dry. A chain conveyor with pushers and guide rails move the containers through the three stages. The work
Tote Washer
This conveyor washer is designed to clean multiple sizes of plastic totes. To prevent the totes from getting blown off the conveyor belt, the system has “floating” hold-down rails that hinge up and down as the tote heights change (no manual adjustment is needed.) The C-24 has a wash module and an extra powerful heated
carousel washer C-6000-PCS
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.
Saturday, 23 December 2017 / Published in Auto & Truck Mfg.
carousel washer C-5000-P-SS
CAROUSEL WASHER C-5000-P-SS Carousel type cleaning system washes and dries ring gears, pinion shafts and differential housings. The system is manually loaded and unloaded from the same open, front station. A 50” diameter turntable holds a total of 16 parts at any given time. It brings the parts through the wash and dry zones and
Friday, 22 December 2017 / Published in Aircraft Parts Cleaning
RTO-2000 parts washer robotic work cell
This RTO-2000 industrial parts washer is a two (2) chamber jet washer for a robotic work cell… one robot loads and unloads the washing system as well as other machining centers. The two cleaning chambers are segregated so that each works independently of the other. Parts being cleaned are integrated fan blade components for the
Exhaust Tube Parts Washer
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
Saturday, 12 August 2017 / Published in Med/Pharma/Food/Cosmetic
Pill Capsule Printer Washer
Background: This company makes the empty capsules that other companies use for their pharmaceuticals. Parts Cleaning Problem: The print on these tiny capsules is applied by special printing machines.  These machines need to be cleaned on a regular basis.  The machinery gets completely torn down and every component is methodically washed.  This was being done
Saturday, 12 August 2017 / Published in Repair/Maint. Operations
parts washer RD-7000LX-P_open
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
Drum Washer 5-stage
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
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 / Published in Repair/Maint. Operations
Industrial Parts Washer Bearing Races
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”