Automotive / Machining


Vico in automotive / machining

The ultrasonic cleaning of contaminated and/or dirty objects in the Automotive industry has had a remarkable effect on quality and the standards required to meet today’s high cleanliness requirements.

For one of our large clients, throughput of parts to be cleaned reliably to a very high level of cleanliness (no oil, and no rust later in the process) Vico custom designed a high speed batch process, with automated lifting, rinsing and drying, able to run 24 hours a day through the use of a PLC system.

Vico’s technologies also help its clients deal with waste and waste efficiently, using a combination of filtration and skimming systems.  These technologies have been developed through significant collaboration and testing within the industry.


Benefits of choosing Vico

  • Proven solutions for the Automotive Industry
  • Excellent solutions either inline (cleaning parts as part of the finishing process) or before onward shipping to customer
  • A joint engineering design process giving our customers greater control and better outcomes
  • Creative and robust approach from ‘proof of concept’ to final installation.
  • In-house or on site testing labs for proof of concept which ensures that the optimal parameters are integrated into the final design.

Typical Applications

  • Cylinder sleeves
  • Engine blocks
  • Cam shafts
  • Piston arms and heads
  • Metal gaskets
  • Filters and intercoolers
  • and much more

Ultrasonic cleaning cleans all the blind holes perfectly