2009-06-01 - Pollution Engineering article, Machine Buildup? Blast It!
Downtime costs money, but dirty machinery can kill productivity and product quality.
It is no secret: manufacturers only make money when their machines are running. This single dynamic influences or limits the amount of time that companies can or will allocate to shutting down production to clean their machines. Cleaning is time-consuming and can be expensive in terms of resources and materials. Many in industry are looking for solutions and processes that will help them to reduce cleaning time and the related costs, while providing consistent, effective maintenance that will allow them to maximize their production time.
For the full story, please read the article from Pollution Engineering, June 2009.