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How to Clean Steel, Cast Iron and Aluminum Engine Parts (TSR 17-B-017)

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance, automate their cleaning process, reduce rework and reject rate, reduce their cleaning costs and eliminate hazardous chemicals/waste
TSR 17-B-017 Before
TSR 17-B-017 After
Cleaning Trial Type
Abrasive Cleaning
Transportation Rebuilding and Remanufacturing
Cast Iron, Steel, Aluminum
Baked on Carbon, Glue/Adhesive, Grease, Grime, Oil, Rust/Oxides
Description of Part(s)
an assortment of steel, cast iron and aluminum engine parts
Media Used
Machine Used
Soda blast cabinet with a #4 Profile Performance Nozzle Soda blast cabinet with a #3 Nozzle
Type of Blasting
Post Cleaning
Fresh water rinse followed by air pressure drying
Recommendation to Customer
ARMEX™ recommends ARMEX™ Blast Media – Flow Formula XL be used with a #3 Nozzle at 50 psi blasting pressure and/or a #4 Profile Performance Nozzle at 50 psi blasting pressure in a Dry Blast Cabinet