Several major automotive manufacturers and heavy trucks have requested our know-how regarding the crankshaft cleaning after machining for inter-operation and final washing.
Crankshaft must to be cleaned in a one piece flow process in less than 53 seconds, including loading and unloading.
Contamination > grease, chips, cast iron dust
Cleanliness > perfect degreasing and drying
The crankshafts are loaded horizontally by a technician on custom-made V-blocks.
The part inside the working chamber is cleaned and dried via a specific adjustable tool according to the size of the crankshaft, which performs a located cleaning for the part OD and inside the lubrication holes.
Cleaning at 60°C with a mixture of demineralized water and low alkaline,
Filtration bag change without production stop,
Calibrated and sequenced drying.
The heavy-duty crankshaft is loaded vertically by a robot on a custom-made and modular fixture to accept different parts length.
Cleaning and drying tools are properly located on the part surface and lubrication holes for an effective degreasing and perfect drying.
4 parts types > max Ø 11″ x H 49 3/16” (Ø 280mm x H1250 mm)
Clean and dry in 90 seconds, including loading and unloading
Cleaning the robot’s grippers after loading the part and before the crankshaft unloading process