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The Aquablast Reduces Cleaning Time by 220% to the Aerospace Industry

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As a company providing high quality and high precision machining services primarily for the aerospace industry, Redman Engineering was searching for a new machine that would successfully provide a clean finish on small precision, high value mechanical components.

After trials and tests at Vixen Surface Treatments Ltd, Redman Engineering found that the Vixen Aquablast machine was perfect for the job. Prior to using the Aquablast machine Redman Engineering was using ultrasonic tanks and degreasing chambers, but the surface finish which was the primary concern took 8 man hours or more a week to achieve the results required. Bill, the managing director of Redman Engineering talks about his experience below:

"Since introducing the Aquablast time has been cut to just 2 ½ man hours and has removed the need for cleaning as a separate operation prior to surface finishing. An additional benefit is that the finish is now consistent and controllable and any one of our staff can use it. We have time and control back in our hands. The process has also removed sore and cut fingers!"

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