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A Look at AEC’s Design Process

AEC Systems designs all of its parts washers according to specific client needs. As each part is different, each project is different. We took a look at our design process, in terms of how we explore various problems and solutions, … Continue reading

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UV Light Technology – A Cleantech Breakthrough

In the summer of 1854, London experienced an especially virulent outbreak of cholera, a water-borne disease that even today kills over a hundred thousand people every year. However, in 1854, the population was unaware that cholera was caused by bacteria, … Continue reading

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Understanding Green Chemistry

What is green chemistry? By one definition it’s “finding creative and innovative ways to reduce waste, conserve energy, and discover replacements for hazardous substances.” The 20th Century saw staggering advances in chemistry and chemical engineering. The ways that new chemicals … Continue reading

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Surfactants Are Safe

Studies indicate that surfactants, have long been considered a threat to the environment, are actually benign in terms of their overall effect on water quality and fragile ecosystems. Surfactants, short for surface active agents and defined as “compounds that lower … Continue reading

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Dip Tank Technology for Low Waste in the Parts Cleaning Industry

As manufacturers move closer toward zero waste business models, the technology required become, necessarily, more advanced and complex. Back in 2010 Volkswagon established a $30 million eco-friendly paint shop in its Chattanooga, TN assembly plant as a part of its … Continue reading

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CDC Cleanliness Specs for Dealing with Ebola Virus

AEC Systems regularly tackles projects for clients whose needs require complicated cleaning strategies and cleanliness specs, but the healthcare industry relies entirely on stringent cleaning and disinfection specifications. For them, clean is quite literally life or death. Recent reports regarding … Continue reading

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How Do I Remove Swarf and Produce as Little Waste as Possible?

A number of AEC Systems clients have needed parts washers designed to clean recently turned or machined parts, and with these types of products swarf typically is an issue. Swarf, for the unfamiliar, is “material (as metallic particles and abrasive … Continue reading

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AEC Understands the Consequences of Solvent Exposure in Parts Cleaning

AEC Systems understands that we live in a world filled with dirt and grime and that our clients, whether they are in manufacturing, small engine repair, construction, automotive, or the oil and mining industries, battle this every day in order … Continue reading

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Michigan Manufacturing on the Rise and Yes, That Means Industrial Parts Washers Too

You may have missed it, but last week, the second week in May, was Michigan Manufacturing Week. Former Governor John Engler was quoted recently saying that Michigan manufacturing is “on the mend,” and it seems to be the consensus of … Continue reading

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Will Graphene be Used in the Future of the Industrial Parts Washers Industry?

Previously we discussed bio-remediation as a process used in environmental disasters such as oil spills and of potential use to the industrial parts washers industry. Scientists continually do research on cleaning technologies as our world grapples with how to deal … Continue reading

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