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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’s commonly used in dry cleaning as well. Surprisingly enough, given what we now know, it was used topically on humans as a … Continue reading

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Customizing a Three Chamber Pass Through Washer with Dip Tank

The Problem: A customer came to AEC Systems with a cleaning problem that could not be satisfactorily resolved by the traditional washer solutions. Our customer had used standard cabinet style washers to clean the inside and outside of canister engine … 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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Meeting Tight Cleaning Specifications for Your Parts

The world needs parts washers, and AEC Systems designs cleaning systems for every imaginable sort of part. For parts with simple geometries or less strict cleaning specifications, a standard parts washer with an aqueous solution bath and rinse may be … Continue reading

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Getting the Longest Life out of Your Wash Solution

By using heat, agitation, and detergent instead of solvents, aqueous cleaners offer an effective and safer cleaning option. The cleaning products aqueous parts washers use do have to be changed out periodically, though, and the aqueous cleaning waste byproducts must … Continue reading

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Communicating Expectations of Washer Quality, Production, and Cost

As part of AEC Systems’ design process we discuss with each of our customers what their expectations are for the washer we will manufacture for them in terms of washer quality, production, and cost. This communication process typically requires several … Continue reading

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What Are Your Parts Washer Requirements?

Any business in the market for a customized parts washer must consider what the parts washer requirements will be before the design process can begin. Specifically, the company’s management  needs to determine what and how the washer will need to … 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 An Effective Cleaning Concept The great influence of parts cleanliness on subsequent product quality makes parts cleaning a value creation step … Continue reading

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Michigan Expands Testing to Determine TCE Exposure

State officials in Michigan have reported that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will test more than 100 homes in Brighton for trichloroethylene (TCE). This toxic chemical was found to be present in the air of five homes near Brighton … Continue reading

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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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