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Ultrasonic Cleaning is Mild-Mannered, But Still Super

Posted by Chris Sperry on
November 29, 2016

Like a certain “mild-mannered reporter at a major metropolitan daily,” ultrasonic cavitation provides powerful results by working smarter rather than harder, unlike other methods of conventional cleaning. If you're using solvents to clean parts or tools in your facility, you'll find that ultrasonic cleaning is the mild-mannered, environmentally safe technology you're looking for to reduce costs and deliver a cleaner product.

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5 More Ways to Reduce Manufacturing Labor Costs with Ultrasonic Cleaning

Posted by Chris Sperry on
November 22, 2016

These days, people are one of the costliest parts of any operation, and the more you need them to do, the more expense gets grafted on to the final price of your product. In our previous blog post, we discussed six ways ultrasonic cleaning can reduce your labor costs. To be specific, we covered how you won't have to pay for workers to clean your product by hand (or operate a cleaning machine), or deal with all the hassle of harsh chemicals and the training, equipment and paperwork they require.

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6 Ways to Reduce Manufacturing Labor Costs with Ultrasonic Cleaning

Posted by Chris Sperry on
November 15, 2016

“Time is money” is a cliché, so allow us to share a different take on that old chestnut. Nothing is more expensive than the time of your workforce. The more you need your workers to do, the more expense gets grafted on the final cost of your product.

The good news is that ultrasonic cleaning technology can reduce the amount of labor used to make your product, reducing costs and increasing efficiency. In fact, one customer, Ushers Machine and Tool, cut costs and increased their production by 20% using one of our ultrasonic cleaners.

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Old vs the New Way to Clean Brass Instruments

Posted by Lisa Serafini on
November 8, 2016

Have you ever had that moment where you encounter a new way of doing something and realize you'll never do it the old way again? You're about to have one of those moments.

To illustrate this, we'd like to share a couple of videos about cleaning brass musical instruments.

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Increased productivity and efficiency at a lower cost – A real-world case

Posted by Chris Sperry on
November 1, 2016

When you're trying to increase efficiency in your plant operations, you can't act on vague ideas of improvement. Instead of hoping to “reduce queue time” or “cut labor costs,” you need to be able to cut through the fog and cite a solid number based on real-world experience.

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You've seen "Before & After," how about "During?"

Posted by Chris Sperry on
October 25, 2016

In a previous blog post, we shared a series of "before & after" photos showing the dramatic results that can be achieved with our 40kHz Vibra-bar® system coupled with our Simultaneous Multi-Frequency® technology. But we also want to share a dramatic video of "during."

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Cleaning Engine Parts with Ultrasonic Power

Posted by Chris Sperry on
October 18, 2016

Removing contaminants from engine parts and other machinery components can be labor-intensive, and drag on efficiency that increases throughput time. In this video, we show the dramatic results that ultrasonic cleaning can achieve, given filthy engine parts and just a short amount of time. Note how the impurities rise off the parts in billowing clouds.

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7 Ways Industrial Ultrasonic Cleaning Improves Efficiency

Posted by Chris Sperry on
October 11, 2016

Sometimes, increasing efficiency in a manufacturing environment can seem like an inch-by-inch process. A slight improvement here, some overhead shaved off there. But what if you could invest in a single proven technology and achieve shorter throughput time and reduced costs?

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Clean in seconds, without troublesome solvents

Posted by Chris Sperry on
October 4, 2016


This video is only 25 seconds long, but it could be a great deal shorter and be just as startling.

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How to Improve Manufacturing Maintenance with Ultrasonic Cleaning

Posted by Chris Sperry on
September 27, 2016

Maintenance on equipment and machinery can become a major issue when trying to keep your manufacturing plant running at peak efficiency, especially if equipment is breaking down often. It may be an easy enough fix most of the time, but what if there was a way to nearly eliminate the time maintaining the machines that run your facility?

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