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Case Study # 41

These results are from the a 2000 Ton Prince Die Cast Machine.  This unit was experiencing performance issues.  Analytical results indicated the presence of copper alloy (including Brass & Bronze) components.

Recommendation: Schedule equipment shut down. Inspection for possible cylinder ring or possible bushing problem.


Equipment Particle Analysis (EPA) shows 30 micrometer (um) Copper Alloy (including Brass & Bronze) Severe Sliding Wear particles as seen in the initial sample taken on 1/14/1998.  Copper alloy wear generated from cylinder ring.



Upon equipment shut down and inspection, cylinder ring found with serious wear.

Secondary damage avoided.

Downtime and repair cost minimized.


Original Component Savings:                                       N/A
Secondary Damage Savings:                                       N/A
Down Time Min./Production hrs. Savings:                   N/A
RUSH Handling Cost Savings:                                      N/A
RUSH Shipping Cost Savings:                                      N/A
Parts & Inventory Warehouse Savings:                         N/A
Overtime Repair Savings:                                               N/A        
                                     Total SAVINGS:    $ WARRANTY


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