Production Machining

MAY 2016

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PARTS CLEANING 50 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: MAY 2016 :: The Yukon cleaning system from BvL provides the required results with a clear reduction in energy consump- tion and noise emission. Automotive Supplier Capitalizes on Energy Efcient Cleaning S aalfelder Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH (SAMAG) in Germany produces crankshaft bearing caps for a large German automotive manufacturer. For the cleaning of these components, the company not only requires a system that provides excellent cleaning capabili- ties with short cycle times, but also a high level of energy efciency. SAMAG invested in a continuous cleaning system from the manufacturer BvL Oberfächentechnik GmbH in Germany. In the American market, several automotive suppliers have also been using these cleaning systems from BvL in recent years, including ZF Sachs Automotive Méxiko S.A. de C.V in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, and KSM Castings NC Inc. in Shelby, North Carolina. BvL ofers custom solutions through integrated services, from simple washing units, fltration and automated systems to large, complex projects with process monitoring. Energy Savings Customized technical measures were installed in the cleaning system for SAMAG to optimize energy consump- tion and emissions. In addition to insulation on the pipes, optimized drying and the introduction of an automated stand-by state, the cleaning system was equipped with exhaust air management developed by BvL. Te system has now been in operation successfully for more than a year and provides energy savings of 20 percent, compared with a similar system without these Edited by Chris Felix

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