• Customer: Aluminum foundry, machine shop, and contract manufacturer

  • Item to Clean: Variety of rough-cast and finished-machined aluminum components

  • Contamination: Machine coolant, oils, chips, and residual particulate

  • Process Parameters: Wash

  • Cleanliness Required: Visually clean

  • Dryness Required: Residual moisture acceptable

  • Production Rate: Not specified

  • Machine Type: Aquamate RF-4860 (Front-Loading Cabinet)

Customer Background

A respected and highly-experienced provider of aluminum castings to a variety of customers including major national and international manufacturers of automotive, marine, off-road, construction, earthmoving, and agricultural equipment. The company provides cast aluminum parts as well as machining and other value-added services.

Challenge

Customer required a heavy-duty batch-style washer to clean a variety of medium- to large-sized aluminum castings.

Solution

Alliance provided an Aquamate RF-4860 front-loading cabinet-style washer constructed with heavy-gauge stainless steel and heavy-duty pump and drive system components. Machine included spray piping to accommodate parts up to 60” high, and moveable, intermediate spray piping to optimize cleaning of smaller parts.