Ultra Sonic Cleaning

The process of ultrasonic cleaning utilities high frequency sound waves which are radiated through a liquid medium. These sound waves are created by a number of transducers which are bonded to the base of the ultrasonic bath. As an electrical current is passed through the two transducer crystal rings they become agitated and vibrate at around 40,000 times a second. This vibration converts the electrical energy to sound energy which is then transferred through the base of the tank into the liquid.

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As the sound waves pass through the fluid microscopic bubbles form. These bubbles continue to grow in size until they become unstable and cannot support their own density, causing them to implode. This is the phenomenon known as cavitations. As these bubbles collapse the surrounding cleaning fluid rushes in to fill the gaps, which creates an action similar to that of a scrubbing brush, but thousands of times a second per cubic centimetre. It is this process which gives ultrasonics its powerful cleaning action and makes it the most effective method for removing contaminants from hard substrates or complex shapes.

Another major benefit of ultrasonic cleaning is its ability to reach hidden areas. This will occur anywhere where water particles can reach. This means that items such as cylinder heads, which have a number of internal channels, will be thoroughly cleaned throughout. The cleaning fluid will flood these channels enabling the scrubbing action to work in even the deepest and smallest spaces.

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Which includes the processes of de-carbonization of engine components as well as simple deep cleaning.

  • Heat Exchangers
  • Oil Coolers
  • Condensers
  • Carburettors
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Other engine parts
  • Kitchen filters
  • Oil Filters
  • Large valves

Anything that will fit in our tank!

Collection / Delivery

Additional quotes can be given for local collection and delivery. A postal service is available if required.


Due to the varying sizes and complexities of components we give individual competitive quotes..

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If you would like to know more about Ultra Sonic cleaning please contact us for advice and prices.