What Cleanliness Standards Look Like for Automotive Suppliers

Read about how Ford Motor Co. and Jomesa North America Inc. have come together to improve cleanliness specs and part cleanliness inspection to help car buyers get a lot more mileage out of their investment. 

Lev Pekarsky, technical expert, contamination and filtration, Ford Motor Co.

Lev Pekarsky, technical expert, contamination and filtration, Ford Motor Co., uses a cleanliness analysis system that gives a microscopic analysis of particles, automatically recognizing metallic pieces that can’t be seen with the human eye.

Although not every shop has been affected by cleanliness specifications, many suppliers to automotive OEMs are already complying with stringent cleanliness standards. In Ford Motor Co.’s case, it has created its own cleanliness standards to save money and credibility.

To help Ford stay within its cleanliness specs, its contamination labs have been working with cleanliness analyzing microscopes developed by Jomesa North America Inc. since 2013. Since then, Jomesa has introduced optical systems to Ford’s labs using hardware and software to detect metallic particles implementing a patented automatic polarization method.

Read about how Ford and Jomesa have come together to improve cleanliness specs and part cleanliness inspection to help car buyers get a lot more mileage out of their investment. See “Cleanliness Compliance is Critical for Automotive Suppliers.”