Parts Cleaning

The Cleaning Zone is a library of all things industrial cleaning and pretreatment. From aqueous to solvent and ultrasonic to blast, this site-within-a-site is your ultimate resource for cleaning articles, suppliers and products.  

Factors to Consider When Replacing Legacy Parts Washers

This article explores the benefits of replacing legacy parts washers, new innovations in parts washer systems and how to find the best parts washer for an application.

Vapor Degreasing Process Uses TCE Replacement to Eliminate Hazardous Waste

A solid relationship with a solvent manufacturer has aided Electro-Spec Inc. with the implementation of a trichloroethylene replacement material in its vacuum degreasing unit to clean a customer’s micromachined parts more efficiently.  

Experts

Planning a Cleaning Solution for Optimum Performance

Cleaning solutions are complex and often involve the cooperation of several different departments, so Pero’s Walter Mueck shows how a cleaning project needs methodical planning to find the optimum cleaning process.

Experts

How to Extend Parts Cleaner Solution Life

Coventya’s Greg Terrell says there are simple techniques that can be used every day in any plating shop to better characterize not only the effectiveness of the cleaners, but help determine the cleaner life that fits the process line.

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Supercar Gets Super Ecoat System

Honda builds unique ecoat system for Acura NSX at $70 million Performance Manufacturing Center.

INNOVATIONS

Tool Rack Reduces Workspace Clutter

Stores frequently used shop tools within easy reach.

Grieve 500°F Gas Belt Conveyor Oven Dries Brass, Aluminum

Grieve Corp.’s No. 876 is a 500°F gas-heated belt conveyor oven designed for drying brass and aluminum parts.