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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 becomes necessarily more advanced and complex. In 2010 Volkswagon established a $30 million eco-friendly paint shop in its Chattanooga, TN assembly plant as a part of its process … 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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What Does Immersion Do?

The vast majority of the parts washers that AEC Systems manufactures utilize more than one process in order to remove contaminants from industrial products. With the correct combination of certain physical processes (in addition to heat and the cleaning products … Continue reading

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How Do You Manage Aqueous Cleaning Waste?

Aqueous cleaners offer an effective and safer clean than solvents by using heat, agitation, and detergent instead of harsh or toxic chemicals. Businesses that utilize aqueous cleaning methods do not expose their workers to unsafe working conditions. They also realize cost … 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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Design for Degradation

As the scientific community’s understanding and exploration of the boundaries of chemistry grows, we begin to see how we can accomplish two goals that previously were thought to be incompatible: environmental responsibility and modern living with large-scale economies and manufacturing. … Continue reading

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Design for Energy Efficiency

A 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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How Often Do I Need to Change My Aqueous Cleaning Product?

When business owners begin to do their research on industrial parts washers, they have questions. They think about what kind of parts washer would be best to use for their specific needs. They wonder whether they can purchase one already … 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’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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