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What Michigan is Doing to Help Manufacturing

Previously we’ve talked about the lack of skilled workers in Michigan. This lack has impacted and continues to impact the manufacturing sector in negative ways. Since 2000 the state has lost 326,000 workers, and while unemployment is low, companies need … Continue reading

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Design for Energy Efficiency

Another core principle of green chemistry deals with the energy that a chemical process uses, rather than the interactions of the chemicals themselves. This is Principle #6: Design for Energy Efficiency. It states: Energy requirements should be recognized for their … Continue reading

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New Invention Aims to Change Cleaning for the Better

Previously we’ve discussed the ultrasonic cleaning process and how AEC Systems ultrasonic cleaners work via cavitation to provide deep and probing cleaning without the use of harsh solvents. In 2015 researchers from the University of Southhampton announced their invention of … Continue reading

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Green Chemistry: Designing Safer Chemicals

Previously when we discussed green chemistry, we listed 12 Principles of Green Chemistry the American Chemical Society has developed as guides. They are: Prevention Atom Economy Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses Designing Safer Chemicals Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries Design for Energy … Continue reading

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Another Breakthrough in Water Remediation

AEC Systems produces a variety of parts washers designed to clean anything to specification, so our business depends on cleaning technology. For our purposes we concentrate on how to most effectively remove dirt, grease, swarf, and any other pollutants from … Continue reading

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What Is Ultrasonic Cleaning?

Last month we discussed what aqueous cleaning is, and this month we are going to delve a little deeper into a specific cleaning option by explaining what ultrasonic cleaning is and what it involves. Ultrasonic cleaning uses ultrasound and a … Continue reading

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What Is Aqueous Cleaning?

We have talked a number of times on this blog about why governments and businesses have moved away from solvent-based cleaning systems and towards more environmentally friendly solutions. Solvents are very effective at removing grease, dirt, and oils, but they … Continue reading

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What is a Washer Washer? An Interview with Ray Graffia, Jr. of Arbortech Corporation

Today we’ll be talking with Ray Graffia, Jr. of Arbortech Corporation. His company manufactures washer washers, and these devices have considerable overlap with the work we do at AEC Systems. Ray graciously agreed to answer our questions, and we’ll let … Continue reading

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5 Things to Look for in Your Parts Washer

We’ve previously talked about the importance of considering what kind of parts washer is best for a specific cleaning need. Since AEC Systems designs each parts washer to fit the application, we already incorporate learning our customers needs as a … Continue reading

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How Parts Washers Save Businesses Money

The high cost associated with the disposal of empty containers has made it advantageous to clean the containers and reuse them. Recycling pails and drums pays by reducing waste material, eliminating the need to purchase new containers, and saving on … Continue reading

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