Parts Cleaning Case Histories

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

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 Pharma/Cosmetic Cleaning
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”
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 / Published in Aircraft Parts Cleaning
Parts Washer Turbine Blades Vanes
Background: This company manufactures turbine blades for jet engines. Parts Cleaning Problem: This company required a parts washer capable of handling 4 different applications: 1) To clean a water soluble zirconium oxide slurry off ceramic coated blades post laser drill.  2) To rinse FPI fluid off uncoated parts.  3) To wash water based coolant off
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 / Published in Aircraft Parts Cleaning
turntable washer jet engine rotors
Background This company is a leading manufacturer of jet engines. They have used Better Engineering parts cleaning systems for almost 20 years. Parts Cleaning Problem After the rotor is completely assembled (after all the blades are installed), the assembly has to be cleaned to remove oil, dust, fingerprints, pen markings, etc.  The parts washing challenges included
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 / Published in Aircraft Parts Cleaning, Repair/Maint. Operations
Industrial Parts Washer RD-6000LX-PCS
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
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 / Published in Aircraft Parts Cleaning
Industrial Parts Washer RTO Rotor
Background: This company manufactures a wide range of civil and military helicopters. Parts Cleaning Problem: They needed to clean gear boxes to the highest level. The System/Solution: This RTO-R-6000-PCS washer rotates the parts around a horizontal axis as they are being sprayed to flush out complex passages.  A dolly transports the parts in and out of the spray chamber.  This
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