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

Cleaning Bearing Races for Windmills – Case Study 21486

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Background: This company is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered bearings, alloy steels, and related components and assemblies. Parts Washing Problem: They needed to remove grinding coolant, grinding wheel debris, metal chips and excess fluid from wind mill bearing races with through holes and blind holes.  The bearing races range in diameter from 65” […]

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12 August 2015

Parts Cleaning System for Gas Cylinders – Case Study 21734

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Passivate Gas Cylinders This extraordinary machine cleans/ passivates gas cylinders inside and out. The system has six (6) individual cleaning chambers, each with a powered door and automatic valves to control flows from 3 tanks and air blow-off. The parts are loaded and unloaded with a robot. A top pneumatic device secures the part before […]

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12 August 2015

Conveyor Washer Large Metal Stampings – Case Study 20796

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Background This company specializes in large metal stampings such as dome covers for pressure tanks. A large portion of their parts are as large as 48″ diameter x 16″ high. Parts Cleaning Problem They needed a high-speed (45 FPM) conveyor washer to remove a heavy coating of lubricant as well as most of the black […]

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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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