23 December 2015

Automotive Parts Cleaning in a Work Cell – Case Study 22103

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

Cleaning Pharma Capsule Printers – Case Study 20667

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

Spray Washer for Large Castings – Case Study 20700

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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 […]

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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

Cleaning Bearing Races for Windmills – Case Study 21486

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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” […]

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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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