12 August 2015

Spray Washer for Jet Engine Rotors – Case Study 1007

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Background This complex rotor part stands about 7 ft. tall, has a 40” diameter at its widest point, and weighs 1,000 lbs. The part has several rows of “HPT BLADES” and is covered with tiny holes. Parts Cleaning Problem First, this tall, 1,000 lb. part had to be fixtured so that the blades and other […]

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12 August 2015

Carousel Washer Transaxle Parts – Case Study 21442

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

Spline Shaft Conveyor Washer – Case Study 21872

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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.

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12 August 2015

Ideal Work Cell Parts Washer – Case Study 21772

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

Camshaft and Engine Block Cleaning – Case Study 21980

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

Drum Washer for Pharmaceutical Industry – Case Study 21429

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D-24 Rotary Drum Washer This cleaning system cleans small rubber parts after punch-out. Parts are automatically loaded and the drum tumbles the parts through the system. The parts are washed, dried, and then move onto the next stage. The D-24 has a super “clean design” to maintain sanitary conditions. All areas of the machine are […]

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12 August 2015

Drum Washer to Clean Brass Shell Casings – Case Study 21132

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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. 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 treatment. The […]

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12 August 2015

Conveyor Washer for Stampings – Case Study 22016

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C-24 Conveyor Washer This C-24 conveyor washer is cleaning stampings coming off a press at the rate of 150 parts per minute. The parts are conveyed from the press to the washer, fall onto the washer’s conveyor belt, which then inclines into the system. The parts go through a four (4) stage cleaning process. The […]

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12 August 2015

Fuel Injector Parts Cleaning – Case Study 21780

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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 […]

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12 August 2015

Cleaning Camshafts, Robotic Automation – Case Study 21825

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C-14 Conveyor Washer with 360 Degree Track This Cyberjet C-14 is a fully automated parts washing system that cleans diesel engine camshafts. A single robot loads and unloads the camshafts on one end of the system. Once a camshaft is loaded onto a fixture, the fixture is released and the part travels around the tight […]

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