Vacuum cycling nucleation (VCN) is a technology being used to enhance the transfer of material to or from the surface of a solid. The process is accomplished by reducing the total pressure in a controlled environmental chamber containing a part submerged in a liquid, to below the vapor pressure of the liquid.
The Renegade I-Series RTO return-to-operator wash dry carousel parts washer boosts cellular operations and is designed to interface with robotic loading and unloading.
Exair’s 3/8” Super Air Wipe has a split design that can be clamped around continuously moving material such as wire, cable, pipe, hose and extruded shapes.
Birchwood Technologies offers water-based inhibitors and sealants that enable selection according to needs for lubricity, dryness and decorative appeal.
Camfil APC dust collectors have Integrated Safety Monitoring Filters (iSMFs) that are available in HEPA-grade or ASHRAE-grade and that contain hazardous particulates as the unit allows filters to be located prior to the fan, keeping them under negative pressure.
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 in order to save money and credibility.
The correct combination of factors should help you meet production, quality, personnel safety and environmental requirements.
Although CNC spindle maintenance is often overlooked due to the perception that it is a dirty and boring job, according to JM Performance Products Inc. a clean spindle is essential to avoid premature wear, repair downtime and CNC machine breakdown.