3 October 2016

Cellular Parts Washer for Cleaning Bearings

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The RTO-1000 is a “return-to-operator” parts cleaning system. It has a U-shaped conveyor that places the load and unload areas on the same end of the system (so that only one operator is needed or, as in this case, so that the customer could have total automation using the smallest footprint.) This particular system is […]

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3 October 2016

Ideal Parts Washer for Work Cell

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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 […]

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3 October 2016

Conveyor Washer to Clean Propane Tanks

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Recycle – Reuse! Empty, used propane tanks need to be thoroughly cleaned and prepared for recycling so they may be used again. This conveyor washer with a 36” wide belt has a dual track to hold two rows of propane tanks for increased productivity. Guide rails keep the tanks inline through wash, rinse, and dry […]

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3 October 2016

Large Conveyor Washer 48″ Wide, 36″ IVC

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Conveyor washer with 48″ wide belt and 36″ inside vertical clearance used in powertrain production assemblies. Belt withstands 100 lbs. per linear foot. The 3-stage, wash/rinse/dry, system includes hinged access doors, adjustable air knives, an electronic eye to automatically stop parts at the unload end as well as a 20HP motor for the heated dry.

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3 October 2016

Camshaft Crankshaft Engine Block Conveyor Washer

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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 switches allow the conveyor to index to the […]

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28 September 2016

Conveyor Washer Designed For Robotic Loading

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This 48″ wide conveyor is designed to meet the following criteria: a) handle four (4) different types of automotive twist beams, b) clean and dry the tubes inside and out, c) integrate with robots for loading and unloading, and d) outputs 1 part every 10 seconds. This unit has a parallel chain conveyor with “V” […]

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27 September 2016

Parts Washer for Auto Dip Stick Tubes

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The F-6000LX-PCS turntable parts washer has a fixture that automatically powers up and down to adapt to clean automotive dip stick tubes of various lengths. The tube lengths range from 6″ long to 120 ” long. The top spray nozzles travel up and down with the fixture so the nozzles tips are always close to […]

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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

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

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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