3 October 2016

Parts Washer for Robotic Work Cell

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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 […]

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3 October 2016

RTO Parts Washer for Helicopter Gear Boxes

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This return-to-operator R-6000-PCS rotor parts washer is designed to clean helicopter gear boxes.  It 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 system has four tanks and a five stage cleaning cycle… a […]

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27 September 2016

Precision Cleaning System for Jet Engine Parts

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Twin systems, model RD-6000-PCS, designed for final, precision cleaning of critical jet engine components. These aircraft parts cleaning systems have a roll-in door and a spray/dry manifold that automatically lowers into the parts. Both the interior and exterior surfaces are directly impacted as the machines cycle through the following stages… wash, rinse, fresh rinse, and […]

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12 August 2015

Spray Washer for Turbine Blades & Vanes – Case Study 21326

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

Parts Washer for Jet Engine Rotors – Case Study 20703

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

Parts Washer for Jet Engine Overhaul – Case Study 20901

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

RTO System for Helicopter Gear Boxes – Case Study 21319

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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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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

Ultrasonic Washer for Jet Engine Fuel Pumps – Case Study 20185

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Background: This company is a leading supplier of aerospace components such as propulsion engines, engine controls, landing gear, etc.  In addition to manufacturing new components, they offer repair and rebuilding services. Parts Cleaning Problem: The application is rebuilding jet engine fuel pumps.  In terms of cleaning, this is one of the most difficult and challenging […]

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