PROCECO Automatic Parts Washers and Degreasers for Railway Depots
PROCECO manufactures heavy-duty, automatic parts washers, degreasers, and parts cleaning systems specifically designed for railway / transit maintenance processes in depots and component manufacturing facilities.
Our industrial parts washers are engineered to clean components to spec in a short cycle time without the use of harmful solvents.
PROCECO’s solutions include locomotive truck and engine washers, heavy-duty spray cabinets, heavy-duty power-spray type belt washers, conveyor washers, and high-pressure deburring systems.
Typical applications for PROCECO equipment within the railway and transit sector
We offer component-cleaning equipment that is specifically designed to clean the following components:
- Bogies / trucks: locomotives and rail cars for freight, light rail, and metro
- Diesel engine blocks and components
- Power assemblies
- Traction motors
- Main generators
A typical cleaning process consists of spraying parts with a high volume of pressurised, hot cleaning solution of water and a small quantity of detergent to remove oils, grease, carbon, road dirt, and other contaminants from component surfaces. Additional stages such as rinsing and drying can be added to complement the cleaning cycle. The water-based cleaning solution is recirculated for re-use to preserve water, detergents, and energy.
Benefits of PROCECO technology
PROCECO equipment offers clients the following advantages:
- Reduces time and effort required to clean parts
- Removes tough soils prior to overhauling
- Delivers clean parts in short cycle time
- Increases production
- Provides a safe working environment for operators
- Cuts operating costs
- Customisable to suit your exact needs
- Environmentally friendly, water-based cleaning solution
PROCECO’s parts washers are available in single and multi-stage configurations to spray clean parts to meet all of your cleaning specifications. Each PROCECO system can be easily customised by adding various pre-engineered options to enhance its performance and extend cleaning solution life. We provide complete solutions from initial concept to turnkey installation.
Since 1975, PROCECO has developed a complete line of multi-stage, automatic degreasing and washing equipment engineered to meet the demanding rail and transit maintenance processes. Our aqueous parts washers deliver fast, high-quality cleaning while reducing chemical and labour costs. We can also custom design systems tailored to any of your specific needs.
Over the years, we have supplied and continue to support more than 6,700 cleaning systems to the rail and transit, heavy machinery, aerospace, and automotive industries in more than 53 countries worldwide.
Products and Services
Locomotive Truck and Engine Washers (LTEW)
PROCECO's locomotive bogie/truck and engine washers (LTEW) are heavy-duty, enclosed systems engineered to automatically spray wash and rinse the inside and outside surface of diesel engine blocks, as well as flushing and cleaning the inside of main oil ducts and piston lube tubes.
Rail-Fed Bogie/Truck Cleaning Systems
The PROCECO automatic bogie washer cleans locomotive or rail car bogies moving on their own wheels, truck frames without wheels, or other components loaded onto a trolley
Railway Bearing Cleaning Systems
PROCECO's TYPHOON®-HD heavy-duty spray cabinet washers are ideal for bearing cleaning applications, engineered to effectively remove oil, grease, debris, and other contaminants from bearings prior to the rebuilding processes.
TYPHOON® MB-H Belt Conveyor Parts Washer
The PROCECO TYPHOON® MB-H is a heavy-duty power spray type belt parts washer designed for automatic processing and cleaning of heavily contaminated and/or heavy components. Available at capacities of up to 300 pounds per square foot, the MB-H parts washer is also available in an optional multi-stage configuration to accommodate required processes such as recirculated wash, recirculated rinse, freshwater rinse, and drying blow-off.
Traction Motor Cleaning and Vacuum Drying Plant
As a key partner to the rail and transit industry, PROCECO has helped modernise maintenance depot parts cleaning operations, replacing harmful chemicals and manual processes with environmentally friendly, automatic degreasing equipment.
Rail-Fed Wheelset Cleaning System
The PROCECO rail-fed wheelset washer effectively removes grease and road dirt from locomotive or car wheelsets.
Meeting Cleanliness Requirements with Aqueous Cleaning
Aqueous cleaning is an environmentally sound way of cleaning components to very high cleanliness standards.
Reducing the Cost of Locomotive Traction Motor Overhaul Process & Procedures
During the overhaul of traction motors (TMs), the first and most important operation is the perfect cleaning and drying of stator and rotor windings prior to testing and diagnosing.
PROCECO celebrated its 40th anniversary with a gathering of more than 100 employees and business partners at its Montreal headquarters.Read more
PROCECO will exhibit at the upcoming Railway Interchange 2015, to be held on 4 - 7 October, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US.Read more