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Aerospace Components Manufacturer Reduces its Environmental Impact and Cuts New Coolant Purchases by 75%

Challenge: Emptying the sumps of Koss Aerospace’s 26 machining centers was labor intensive and caused a lot of downtime. Their old system’s inability to handle this level of fluid resulted in foul odor and excessive haul-away costs. Solution PRAB’s Guardian™ Coolant Recycling System with Coolant Manager, Polishing Filter System and Dirty Transfer System Results: 75% savings on new coolant purchases. […]

Aerospace Components Manufacturer Turns Its Waste Stream into a Revenue Stream with a PRAB Dualpak Briquetter and Guardian Coolant Recycling System

A4 CHALLENGE With the combination of the briquetter and a crusher ahead of it, the company was able to efficiently and significantly reduce the bulk density of its scrap material. Instead of dumping the contents of the hopper directly into an outside container, the forklifts now deposited the scrap material into the briquetter, which uses dual compression […]

Cameron International Improves Profitability, Reduces New Coolant Purchases by Recycling Coolant with Guardian System

A4 CHALLENGE Petroleum flow equipment manufacturer needs to reduce the cost of purchasing expensive coolants, improve the quality of existing coolant to ensure longer tool life and a quality finish of the end product. CUSTOMER Cameron International INDUSTRY Petroleum Flow Equipment Manufacturer PRODUCT Guardian Coolant Recycling System   Business Benefits Realized Reduces new coolant purchases up […]

Auto Parts Manufacturer Reduces Coolant Purchase Costs and Eliminates Used Coolant Disposal in First 12 Months

Challenge When Ogura Corporation, a Detroit based parts manufacturer, was faced with the dilemma of excessive coolant consumption, PRAB’s Fluid Filtration division was able to offer the optimal solution: Coolant Recycling.     Ogura’s primary business activity is the manufacture of air conditioner parts for the automotive industry. One of their major customers is the Ford Motor Company. […]

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

CHALLENGE 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%.     During the late 1980’s, Iowa Industrial Hydraulics, like many other manufacturers, was experiencing various problems with […]

PRAB Rinse Water Treatment System

CHALLENGE Tube-Mac Piping Technologies had been sending their piping components to an outside company to complete a zinc plating process just before the components were shipped or put into inventory. The logistics of sending the piping components out for plating was cumbersome, costly, and not up to the quality expectations of Tube-Mac management. After just one month, the components were […]

Ingersoll Tillage Enhances Workplace Safety and Increases Scrap Value with PRAB’s Horizontal Axis Crusher

ABOVE: Custom-built, three-station, PLC controlled lathe cell with integrated visually guided robotics. Located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the Ingersoll Tillage Group factory uses state-of-the-art, automated processes to produce 1.5 million agriculture and landscaping disc blades annually for the OEM agricultural manufacturing industry. Many of these are used by farmers to cut through last season’s crop residue, which requires […]

Automotive Powertrain Manufacturer Sees Results BEFORE Installation of PRAB Wringer and Conveyor Through PRAB’s ‘Prove It Before You Use It’ Approach

CHALLENGE A global manufacturer of powertrain systems for the auto industry needed to improve fluid recovery as part of its steel stamping scrap process at its facility in the Northeastern United States. As a tier one supplier to major automotive manufacturers, and with an estimated 70% of the vehicles on the road utilizing one of their systems, the […]

Machining Company Achieves Considerable Cost, Space and Labor Savings with a PRAB Crusher/Wringer System

Download printable PDF Anthony Screw Products Ltd. is a precision machining company located in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. The company utilizes automatic multi-spindle machines, CNC lathes and mills, and rotary transfer machines to produce a wide range of custom parts including mining, tank and hydraulic fittings, washers, nuts, bolts, pulley hubs, and speaker parts. The privately owned, family-run business began in […]

Chip and Fluid Recovery at Mathews, Inc.

CHALLENGE Kalamazoo, Mich., July 20, 2014 – Featured in Modern Machine Shop Magazine. Mathews, Inc is a manufacturer of Bows and Archery Equipment. The company has been in business since 1992 starting with 26 people, growing to now over 400 full-time employees. Another recent expansion to a new 56,000 sq ft facility provided the added capacity necessary to […]