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Cleaning Aluminum Engine Heads and Keeping them in Spec with Baking Soda Blasting Media (18-B-027)

Cleaning Aluminum Engine Heads and Keeping them in Spec with Baking Soda Blasting Media (18-B-027)

Customer was looking eliminate manual cleaning, reduce rework and reject rate, eliminate process steps, reduce cleaning costs, eliminate hazardous chemicals/waste, remove all carbon from aluminum heads and ports as well as improving the overall appearance of the remanufactured parts.
18-B-027 before
Before
18-B-027 after
After
Cleaning Trial Type
Abrasive Cleaning
Industry
Transportation Rebuilding and Remanufacturing
Substrate
Aluminum
Soil
Baked on Carbon
Description of Part(s)
Aluminum engine heads and aluminum engine blocks
Media Used
Machine Used
Dry Blast Cabinet
Type of Blasting
Contained
Post Cleaning
Fresh water rinse and air pressure dried
Recommendation to Customer
ARMEX™ Re-Man XL with a #4 Performance Nozzle at 60 psi blasting pressure in a Dry Blast Cabinet.