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How can bio-remediation clean up oil spills and be used with industrial parts washers?

British Petroleum today significantly increased its estimate of how much oil had spilled into Lake Michigan from its Whiting refinery in Northwest Illinois. It is now citing the amount of oil spilled as up to 39 barrels’ – or 1,638 … Continue reading

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Replace Trichloroethylene (TCE) with Aqueous Cleaning for a Safe and Clean Solution

Trichloroethylene (TCE) is a non-flammable liquid clorinated hydrocarbon used as an industrial solvent for its degreasing properties. It is also commonly used in the dry cleaning of fabrics. In the past it was topically used on humans as a disinfectant … Continue reading

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Customizing a Three Chamber Pass Through Washer with Dip Tank

Problem: AEC Systems USA was presented with a cleaning problem that didn’t fall into the traditional washer solutions. Our customer had used standard cabinet style washers to clean the inside and outside of canister engine liners with only varying degrees … Continue reading

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Waste Generation in Industrial Parts Washing

AEC places a high value on zero waste generation in industrial parts washing. We strive to incorporate recent advances in technology that allow for more efficient and environmentally respectful cleaning processes. As such, this article about newly developed HydRegen technology … Continue reading

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The Importance of VDA 19’s Impact on European Manufacturing

We found this article regarding cleaning standards and best practices as advocated by our friends in Europe interesting. The German Association of the Automotive Industry’s VDA Volume 19 is the first comprehensive standardization document for characterizing the cleanliness of products … Continue reading

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Wet Blasting Process in Industrial Parts Cleaning Described

Aqueous Industrial Parts Cleaning Process The concept of the wet blasting process in parts cleaning and surface finishing is straightforward enough: combine abrasive media with water to form a special slurry, then add regulated compressed air to control the pressure … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Aqueous Cleaning Technology

We at AEC thought that this was an interesting article (if a little dated). Let us know what you think. Aqueous cleaning technology is changing more rapidly than ever. Since this industry was launched by the adoption of the Montreal … Continue reading

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Kimberly Clark Workplace Safety Survey Reveals High Noncompliance

The AEC team values workplace safety very highly. We are disturbed at the survey results below regarding lack of regard for safety equipment and precautions. A survey by Kimberly-Clark Professional found that 89 percent of safety professionals had observed workers … Continue reading

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Saving on Filtration Expense by Employing Particle Retention

We thought this article from Process Cleaning was informative. Cleaner Solutions Save on filtration expense by employing “step-down” particle retention Filtration is the process of separating solids from liquids or solids from gases. Some instances of filtration, like maintaining clarity … Continue reading

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How To Achieve Parts Cleaning Beyond the Machines

While an industrial parts washer can go a long way, it’s only part of a comprehensive clean parts process… Today, parts production is laid out to take best possible advantage of available floor space for economic reasons. Various process steps … Continue reading

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