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Cleaning Turbo Housings with Baking Soda Blasting Media (19-B-101)

Cleaning Turbo Housings with Baking Soda Blasting Media (19-B-101)

Customer was looking for a new cleaning process to improve their cleaning performance, reduce rework and reject rate, eliminate process steps, and remove silicone o-ring in turbo housing from diesel turbos.
19-B-101 Before
Before
19-B-101 After
After
Cleaning Trial Type
Abrasive Cleaning
Industry
Transportation Rebuilding and Remanufacturing
Substrate
Steel
Soil
Baked on Carbon, Grease, Grime, Rust/Oxides, Shop Dirt
Description of Part(s)
Turbo housings
Media Used
Machine Used
Dry Blast Cabinet
Type of Blasting
Contained
Post Cleaning
Blast media residue was blown off using pressured air
Recommendation to Customer
The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using ARMEX™ Blast Media – Flow M Formula using a #4 Performance Nozzle at a blast pressure of 60 psi and a media flow rate of ~1.0 lbs/min or ARMEX™ Blast Media – Turbine Formula using a #4 Performance Nozzle at a blast pressure of 60 psi and a media flow rate of ~0.75 lbs/min for the cleaning of shop dirt, grime, cutting fluids, grease, baked on carbon, and rust/oxides.