Monthly Archives: March 2015


Cleaning Automotive Parts with CO2 Spray Cleaning

March 24, 2015

Cleaning technology has changed dramatically over the years, especially thanks to one of the most common gases in our atmosphere – carbon dioxide.

Using CO2 for cleaning complex, professional devices with precision and surface preparation applications has become more and more popular as manufacturers see the many environmental, efficiency and cost benefits of this cutting edge technology.nozzle spray

One manufacturing industry that’s increasingly adopting dry carbon dioxide cleaning is the automotive industry.  Several major car makers are finding that the technology is allowing them to save money and time, while lowering their negative impact on the environment.

What makes CO2 special?

Besides the garments, pharmaceuticals and aeronautic industries, the automobile sector has been adopting the use of CO2 for cleaning as well. The gas is pulled out of a cylinder or Dewar and regulated through the Omega™ cleaning module where it forms the solid CO2 particles that provide the cleaning. The converted solid particles can vary both in size and density.  […]

The Collaborative Research Community Setting the Future of Advanced Manufacturing

March 4, 2015

Innovations redefine industries in the most dramatic way possible. The next big thing could fundamentally change the way business is conducted in any industry, and that is why it is essential for companies to focus on innovation to stay ahead of the game.

Innovation, though, does not come cheap. Companies around the world involved in a variety of different businesses are beginning to realize the scale of investments needed to develop new technologies and drive future growth.

The amount of money spent on Research & Development has risen substantially over the years, but this has done nothing to mitigate the risk of failure involved in seeking innovations. Many projects undertaken by companies’ R&D departments are doomed to fail and this makes innovating new technologies less economically viable.