• Automated Systems for Processing Metal Turnings and Recovering Cutting Fluids

  • Automated Conveyor Systems for Metal Stamping, Laser and Die Cast Scrap

  • Custom-Engineered Fluid Filtration and Recycling Systems

Aerospace Industry


Aerospace Industry

You demand a lot from your machining operations and your people. You need to be cost competitive and remain environmentally compliant while offering employees a safe work environment. PRAB has been working with Aerospace industry component manufacturers for decades. We are a global company with over 60 years of knowledge and dedication to effectively process scrap metal and fluids. You can keep employees safe and productive by automating your scrap handling system and capturing spent coolant for recycle and reuse. Working with a PRAB engineer you can trust in;

  • Effectively processing all material types from Aluminum to Titanium to high-nickle superalloys
  • Comprehensive system analysis – including on-site evaluation
  • Engineering layout drawings working with existing systems and infrastructure
  • ISO 14001 and Environmental Compliance Experience
  • Effective volume reduction for better, faster, safer operations
  • Fluid recycle and reuse – clean facility with reduced operating costs


PRAB Processes All Material Types from High Volume Aluminum to the Unique, High-Nickle Alloys

Aerospace Manufacturing LineYour industry demands performance with some of the most difficult types of material to machine and process. In addition, your operations machine large volumes to produce framework and parts. You need a partner who understands metallurgy and the dynamics of all types of metal processing. The PRAB experience affords you the confidence to know your specific application will be fully understood, tested, and engineered to make sure you receive the reliable, durable, and dependable chip processing system your operations demand.

  • Aluminum
  • Cast Iron
  • Titanium
  • Alloy Steels
  • And more


Technical Literature Available for Download:

Case Study: Cashing in Your Chips

Chips ready for processing.CHALLENGE

Kalamazoo, Mich., February, 2015 – Featured in Modern Metals Magazine. The more chips a company cuts, the better. But once the output reaches a certain volume, it may be time to look beyond traditional disposal methods toward more efficient systems.

Click here for full case study details >

Case Study: C&A Tool Increases Profitability, Maintains Clean Facility With Chip Processing System

Scrap metal chipsCHALLENGE

A machining supplier needs an automated chip and fluid processing system to process metal turning and chips, while simultaneously capturing expensive cutting fluids for reuse.

Click here for full case study details >

Case Study: Martin-Baker Turns Scrap Metal and Fluid into Revenue Stream

Metal scrap container.CHALLENGE

Aerospace manufacturer needs a chip and fluid processing system to keep up with its machining demands by reducing the volume of metal turnings and to recover expensive cutting fluids for reuse.

Click here for full case study details >

Case Study: Pratt & Whitney Adds 26 TOS To Middletown Facility


Aircraft engine manufacturer uses non-standard sump sizes which makes it difficult to change out coolant from the sumps and reduce odors and bacteria.

Click here for full case study details >

Case Study: Iowa Industrial Hydraulics Reduces Coolant Waste by 90% with Installation of a PRAB Guardian 400


Concerned with various problems associated with water soluble coolants, including rising costs and foul sump odors, Iowa Industrial Hydraulics developed a coolant management system featuring PRAB’s Guardian 400 to recycle spent coolant and reduce fluid purchase costs by 60%.

Click here for full case study details >

Tech Brief: Wear Abatement Strategies are a Cost Saving Component of Capital Equipment Purchase


The metalworking industry, like many other manufacturing market segments, has been forced to scrutinize capital equipment purchases in an effort to squeeze the most from a tight capital project budget with short expected returns.

Click here for the complete technical brief >