Cleaning Turbo Housings with Baking Soda Blasting Media (19-B-101)
Client 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.
Cleaning Trial Type
Description of Part(s)
Dry Blast Cabinet
Type of Blasting
Blast media residue was blown off using pressured air
Baked on Carbon, Grease, Grime, Rust/Oxides, Shop Dirt
The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using ARMEX™ Blast Media – Flow XL 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.