3 October 2016

Rotary Drum Washer for Small Ammunition Cleaning

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In this drum washer, 7.62mm shell casings are put through the following 5 stages: acid pickling to remove the heat treatment scale, rinse, rinse, lube, and dry. All wetted parts of the system are stainless steel. The drum has “scoops” to bring the fluid into the drum (there are no pumps). In the wet stages, […]

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3 October 2016

Parts Cleaning Small Weapons Frames

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This C-24 loop conveyor washer is designed to clean trays of gun parts. The oval conveyor allows one operator to easily load and unload the trays from one vantage point. The sequence is as follows: 1) place a tray on gravity rollers and slide it onto the demagnetizing unit; 2) tray is then powered through […]

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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

Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Parts Washer – Case Study 21401

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Heavy-Duty Turntable Washer F-6200-P Keeping military vehicles in combat ready condition is imperative. Therefore, the Army constructed a new, state-of-the-art transmission repair facility for the overhaul of transmissions on tanks, personnel carriers and other military vehicles. They required a heavy-duty turntable washer to handle the load. This F-6200-P has a 62-inch diameter turntable, oscillating manifolds, […]

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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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