Finding the best cleaning fluid for a specific application is possible by carrying out practical trials, backed by lab analyses.
Northeastern Ohio industrial hinge manufacturer Midlake Products & Mfg. Co. recently added a powder coating line to its operation after years of contemplation. One deciding factor was a phosphate-free, non-reactive cleaning process.
ASK THE PARTS CLEANING EXPERT
Angelo Magrone of Bales Metal Surface Solutions suggests adding an agitation and filtration system to keep plating pretreatment tanks cleaner, longer.
Q: What can I do to ensure a longer, cleaner bath life for plating pretreatment? Just like our dinner dishes, letting parts soak is a perfectly adequate way of cleaning them before plating. However, what if we can clean them faster, without interrupting the manufactures’ parameters? I think we can all agree on how important pretreatment is to plating. So why do we tolerate letting cleaning ...READ MORE
The finishing of parts made from various copper and aluminum alloys traditionally require many distinct and separate process steps, and Hubbard-Hall’s Mike Valenti explains how both come with their own unique needs .
Venesia Hurtubise from MicroCare says switching to the new modern cleaning fluids will have a positive impact on your cleaning process.
INNOVATIONS IN PARTS CLEANING TECHNOLOGY
Safechem is launching its Dualene 1601 S, a pre-stabilized modified alcohol designed to enhance process stability in high-precision metal cleaning.
Ransohoff’s Cell-U-Clean Return to Load spray cabinet is an efficient high-volume cleaning solution with a compact footprint and low energy usage.
Norton Saint-Gobain’s BlazeX F980 Fiber Discs dissipate grinding heat to offer a 50% increase in cut rate and disk life over the original Blaze F980.
Atotech’s UniPrep AC products offer versatile alternatives to conventional chemical and mechanical descaling methods.
MicroCare has received FDA registration for its Stereze Hand Sanitizer line, which encompasses a spray, a gel and wipes.
H20 GmbH’s Purecat solution reduces chemical oxygen demand in industrial wastewater by up to 97 percent, priming it for reuse or discharge.