Posts in Cleaners
Engine Blocks

QUAKERCLEAN® 680 VDA

A diesel engine block manufacturer was having difficulty with 6 cylinder engine blocks remaining wet after the washing operation, causing in-storage rusting issues between machining operations and assembly. The customer specifically wanted to: eliminate rusting by utilizing a faster drying cleaner. QUAKERCLEAN® 680 VDA was introduced at 3.5% concentration into their 1,250 gallon wash tank, and lead to a nearly 50% reduction in drying times with no rusted parts experienced over 30 days of storage.

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Finish Case Washers

QUAKERCLEAN® 624 MPC

A major automotive producer was using a cleaner/corrosion preventive on the finish case washers. They were experiencing inadequate rust prevention, sticky residues, limited biostability, and decreased sump life.  This producer was looking for a product that would improve upon all the previously stated product issues.  By introducing QUAKERCLEAN® 624 MPC in the producer’s process, they experienced a total chemical cost savings of $11,651 for one finish case washer per year, and the scrap/rework rate dropped by 40%.

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Rod Washers

QUAKERCLEAN® 624 CP

A major automotive manufacturer needed a cleaner for use in their new final connecting rod washer at its engine production plant. The plant was washing HS170 powdered metal connecting rods with bronze brushings and required 30-60 days of indoor rust protection.  By employing QUAKERCLEAN® 624 CP, Quaker Chemical delivered clean parts with 90 days of rust protection at 4% solution concentration, for a total annual cost of only $3,808 after ramp up.  As a result, Quaker Chemical was awarded the entire cleaning business at the plant. 

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