12 August 2015

Ultrasonic Washer for Jet Engine Fuel Pumps – Case Study 20185

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Background: This company is a leading supplier of aerospace components such as propulsion engines, engine controls, landing gear, etc.  In addition to manufacturing new components, they offer repair and rebuilding services. Parts Cleaning Problem: The application is rebuilding jet engine fuel pumps.  In terms of cleaning, this is one of the most difficult and challenging […]

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12 August 2015

Sanitization Parts Washer – Case Study 21154

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Background At cosmetic companies, the filling machines have to be torn down and meticulously cleaned on a regular basis. This company has always hand cleaned their components using a team of workers. They were ready for a change. Parts Cleaning Problem The challenges included: a) cleaning off tenacious substances such as water -proof mascara; b) […]

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12 August 2015

High Pressure Turbine (HPT) Blades Washer – Case Study 1000

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Background Hundreds of “Fins” surround the center “Rotor” section of Jet Engines. These fins are actually high pressure turbine (HPT) blades which are very complex. The surface of the part is peppered with tiny EDM holes which lead to a central cavity and larger “root holes” in the rectangular end. Parts Cleaning Problem These blades […]

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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

Precision Cleaning Jet Engine Parts – Case Study 21805

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Parts Cleaning System RD-6000LX-PCS Twin systems designed for final, precision cleaning of critical jet engine components. These parts cleaning systems have a roll-in door and a spray/dry manifold that automatically lowers into the parts. Both the interior and exterior surfaces are directly impacted as the machines cycle through the following stages… wash, rinse, fresh rinse, and […]

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12 August 2015

Jet Engine Exhaust Rings Parts Washer – Case Study 21480

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F-4000LX-PCS Parts Washer This customer makes various parts for jet engines and aircraft.  They purchased the F-4000LX-PCS parts washer shown to clean shrouds.  Each part is approximately 36” in diameter and 27” in height.  To clean the inner diameter to the same degree as the outer diameter, a powered spray/ dry manifold gets automatically lowered […]

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