Replacement Parts: Caring for Your Aging Aqueous Parts Washer

A maintenance technician inspects an aqueous parts washer.

For an aqueous parts washer to run like a “well-oiled machine,” you need to treat it like one. Parts washer maintenance is critical for cleaning efficiency.  Worn or broken parts affect your machine’s ability to clean, which costs you more money in the long run. Be prepared by ordering replacement parts. With spare parts on […]

Common Heat Sources for Aqueous Parts Washers

Closeup on water bubbling as a representation of heated aqueous cleaning solution.

Add heat to any chemical reaction. What happens? The reaction speeds up. Heating your aqueous solution accelerates cleaning, so parts are processed faster and more effectively.  Parts washers have heated tanks that maintain the cleaning solution’s temperature. Typical operating temperatures range from 130℉ to 190℉. Other cleaning factors include time and agitation. These factors, combined […]

Why Is My Aqueous Cleaning Solution Yellow? And Other Issues

Abstract image of bubbles in a yellow liquid.

Aqueous cleaning chemistries are customized for specific applications. Your aqueous cleaner can look dirty or yellowed as it works its magic. Depending on your needs, you may have a spray, immersion or ultrasonic parts washer. Many custom parts washers perform a combination of these cleaning methods.  Most of the time, cleaning solutions naturally change color […]

What Is Precision Cleaning?

There’s a difference between parts cleaning and precision parts cleaning. Many manufacturers only need to rinse off soils. Others need to remove soils at the microscopic level. Precision cleaning does just that.  What is precision cleaning, and what does it entail? From typical industry applications to required testing and verification, let’s walk through what you […]

Best Ways to Clean Engine Parts for Remanufacturing & Rebuilds

Automotive remanufacturing is on the rise as more people worldwide keep cars for extended periods of time. Personal vehicles and semi-trucks age, and they need high-quality replacement parts to keep operating. Remanufacturers fill this need with gasoline and diesel engine parts that meet or exceed the original equipment manufacturer’s standards. All automotive remanufacturers and service […]

Jenfab’s Commitment to Safety in Manufacturing

Nothing is more important than the safety of our employees.  From your first day to your last, Jenfab facilitates continuous safety training through employee-led initiatives, daily safety talks and annual training recertification.  Safety is top-of-mind in everything we do. As you grow in your career, you’ll have opportunities to expand and adopt new skills. We […]

What’s in Your Aqueous Cleaning Chemistry?

Aqueous cleaning chemistries are an effective way to remove soils from parts. Organic soils, including motor oil and grease, and inorganic soils, such as scale and rust, can be eliminated with the right system and chemistry.  Every aqueous cleaner’s solvent is water. Unlike petroleum solvents, chemistries that are water-based clean without any harmful effects. Aside […]

Cleaning Brass Shell Casings: Manufacturing in the Ammunition Industry

Cleaning processes that work are essential for commercial ammunition production. As a manufacturer, the ability to meet critical tolerances and cleanliness requirements is essential to your process and product. Industrial aqueous parts washers help you produce safer, more reliable ammunition for the end-user.  Keep reading for more information about how aqueous parts washers aid in […]

Turn up the Heat: How Higher Temperatures Affect Cleaning

Heat is a powerful tool in parts cleaning. Time, temperature, mechanical agitation and chemistry are the four main factors of cleaning. Each factor determines if the parts cleaning process is effective.  Strike the right balance, and you have a process that achieves the clean you need. Higher temperatures generally speed up the cleaning process, regardless […]

Sinner’s Circle & the 4 Factors of Cleaning

There are many things you should consider before ordering a custom parts washer, including its price, speed and ease of use. The most important thing to evaluate is your cleanliness standard. What do you need to clean, and how clean does it need to be? Complex shapes, blind holes, cross holes and fragile materials make […]