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What’s The Best Way To Clean Automobile Engine Parts?

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Automotive industries need a strategy to effectively clean engine parts quickly and safely. These parts need to meet specific cleaning regulations so it’s important to have a process that benefits the industries needs and can easily meet the required specifications. This article discusses different engine components and the best way to clean these parts. 

Cleaning Aluminum Parts

Automobile industries need a safe and efficient way to clean engine parts for improved productivity and professional clean. Also, the aluminum engine parts need to meet specific cleaning regulations. The most strategic process for cleaning these parts is with an effective parts washer. These washers can efficiently remove oils and chips to meet regulations and quickly dry the parts so you can start on another project. With several parts washer available, make sure to do some research to see what washer will work best for your industry. Furthermore, for a safer environment and a solution that does not posses harmful VOCs, aqueous parts washers give you the clean and dry you need with the clean and dry you want. 

Cleaning Engine Blocks/Cylinder Heads

Cleaning engine blocks and cylinder heads is important for automotive industries. These parts need to be properly inspected and this can be a challenge if they are dirty, greasy or covered with rust or corrosion. These parts need to be effectively clean because cracks and leaks can be difficult to spot when covered in oils. Cars travel and along the way start to build up large amounts of coated crud. Over time aluminum heads and blocks can become dull and discolored. Road salt can corrode aluminum, and form a rusty crumbly mess on exposed cast iron surfaces. According to Engine Builder, internally, engines get dirty too, with hard carbon deposits coating the combustion chambers and exhaust ports. Scale and lime deposits can form a thermal barrier inside the cooling jackets around the cylinders and combustion chambers. These parts should be cleaned in a machine such as rotary basket washers or ultrasonic cleaners to ensure all the build up is effectively washed off and able to meet specific regulations.

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