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SAFE, EFFICIENT CLEANING OF METAL PRODUCTS

 
 
BURN OFF PROCCESS

 

Burn Off Oven

Burn Off Services has been doing business in Omaha and the surrounding area for 15 years. We will pick-up and deliver your products with turn around as fast as the next day.

Heat-cleaning ovens are an efficient alternative for cleaning of metal products. Chemical removal is hazardous to both people and the environment. Sandblasting is abrasive and can damage the metal.

How's it work?

The heat-cleaning oven heats at up to 900 degrees in an oxygen deficient environment. Sensors prevent run-away fires by activating water misters to cool the oven.

At approximately 250 degrees solvents and hydrocarbons turn to vapor leaving carbon and inorganic compounds behind. At a temperature around 500 degrees combustion of the material begins and lasts for approximately two hours. During this time the carbon turns into carbon dioxide. The remaining ash is manually removed, generally using a powerwasher. This leaves the metal clean and ready to be reused.

 

APPLICATIONS

Paint and Powdercoat
The hooks and racks, or fixtures, that carry parts through a coating line accumulate overspray and lose the conductive surface that is required for a proper electrical ground. Loss of ground results in poor transfer efficiency, uneven coverage and the potential for arcing which can cause a fire in the powder booth. The severity of these problems varies with the type of coating, the type and shape of the parts and the design of the fixtures. Cleaning fixtures on a regular basis is the solution.


Electric Motor Rewinding
Electric motor rewinders need to remove the insulating resin from copper windings and soften the copper wire so that it can be easily removed allowing the motors to be rebuilt.


Automotive Engine and Parts Rebuilding
Automotive engine rebuilders are replacing chemical cleaning systems with heat-cleaning ovens to remove the oil and grease from blocks, heads and other components so they can be rebuilt. These ovens eliminate the disposal problems and the potential liability associated with chemicals. Heat-cleaning ovens are also used for debonding brake shoes and stripping insulating resin from electric alternators.


Plastics Processing
Extrusion and injection molding equipment used in the production of plastic products can become covered with plastic. Traditional cleaning methods are chemical stripping or burning the unwanted plastic with a torch. Chemical stripping results in disposal cost and potential liabilities. Torching creates smoke which can be harmful to the environment and to the employees doing the work. Heat-cleaning ovens remove the plastic even in the small holes found in dies and spinnerets.

 
 


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Before burn off

Ash residue after burn


After being powerwashed



 
 
 

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