Cleaning Automotive Components in a Work Cell – Case Study 22103

RTO Carousel Washer Automotive Parts
RTO Carousel Washer Automotive Parts

Background:

This company is a leading global manufacturer of automotive powertrain systems.

Parts Cleaning Challenge:

They needed a system to a variety of automotive parts that would fit within their existing work cell.

Solution/System:

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 stops each time a clean part is ready for pick-up.

Automatic Plastic Tote Washer – Case Study 21958

Tote Washer with Rails
Tote Washer with Rails
Tote Washer with Rails

Background:

This company is a global manufacturer of automotive components and systems.

Parts Cleaning Challenge:

They needed a cleaning system to clean large quantities of plastic totes used to hold and transport automotive parts throughout the manufacturing process.

Solution/System:

This conveyor tote washer has a 24″ wide belt and 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 drying section that has two (2) large centrifugal blowers to blow the water off the totes at a high rate of speed. Other features include stainless steel construction and a mist collector in front of the steam exhaust fan.

Transmission Parts Washer – Case Study 21772

RTO Transmission Washer
RTO Transmission Washer Fixture
RTO Transmission Washer Fixture

Background:

This company is a national manufacturer of automotive drivetrain components and systems.

Parts Cleaning Challenge:

They needed a compact parts cleaning system to clean transmission housings that would integrate with their existing work cell.

Solution/System:

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 clean and dry, inside and out. This parts cleaning system has a 300 PSI pump, dual filtration, and a mist collection unit.

Exhaust Pipe Parts Washer – Case Study 20945

Exhaust Pipe Parts Washer
Exhaust Pipe Parts Washer Fixture
Exhaust Pipe Parts Washer Fixture

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 Challenge:

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 to and from the system.

Solution/System:

A PD-4000 jet-spray parts washer with powered vertical doors on the front and back sides. The operator rolls the loaded fixture into the spray cabinet, powers the doors shut, and starts the cleaning cycle. Ten minutes later, the parts are washed and dried and unloaded from the opposite doorway.

Parts Washer for Engine Blocks – Case Study 20819

Rotor Engine Block Washer
Engine Piston Carousel Washer

Background:

This car manufacturing company is at the leading edge of quality. Parts are constantly pulled off the line, cleaned and measured.

Parts Cleaning Challenge:

Parts have to be clean and dry before being put into a CMM (coordinate measuring machine) unit. The engine block in question is big, heavy, and complex.

Solution/System:

This RTO-R-4000 rotor parts washer spins the engine block on a horizontal axis so the contaminants (chips and oil) and the residual water are completely flushed from the blind holes and passageways. The system has a dolly that easily rolls into the spray chamber and locks itself into the rotor.

Engine Piston Cleaning – Case Study 22177

Carousel Washer for Engine Pistons
Engine Piston Carousel Washer
Engine Piston Carousel Washer

Background:

This company is a leading global automotive parts manufacturer.

Parts Cleaning Challenge:

They needed a system to clean engine pistons that would integrate with their existing work cell and robotic automation.

Solution/System:

This RTO-3000 carousel system cleans diesel engine pistons inside and out including a cavity that only has access via two 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. Features of the system include: “Zero Degree” jets to blast into the hollow cavity area, locating repeatability of +/- 0.030” for the robot, all stainless construction, regenerative blower, steam exhaust & mist collector, insulation, safety light curtains, and more.

Conveyor Washer for Automotive Parts – Case Study 23281

Conveyor Washer for Engine Blocks & Automotive Parts
Conveyor Washer for Engine Blocks & Automotive Parts
Conveyor Washer for Engine Blocks & Automotive Parts

Background:

This is a mass rebuilding factory for one of the large car manufacturers.

Parts Cleaning Challenge:

All large components (e.g., engines and transmissions) that require warranty repair are sent from the car dealers to this factory for rebuilding. Cleaning is fundamental to their process.

Solution/System:

This Cyberjet C-24 conveyor washer with a 24” wide heavy-duty belt can accept a variety of automotive parts such as engine blocks, transmission cases, camshafts, crankshafts, or basket loads of parts. System includes wash and rinse stages with heated tanks for recirculation and features stainless steel construction, insulation, steam exhaust, heavy-duty filtration, oil-water coalescer, and more.