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									  Are your parts getting clean?                                       cleaning, it is critical that the turntable rotates
                                                                      during the wash cycle. To check, make sure that
Do you find that your parts are not getting as                        the lower part of the turntable drive shaft below
clean as they once did? Check and adjust the                          the clutch is turning during a wash cycle.
following items to maximum the cleaning
efficiency of your MART Parts Washer.

                                                                      Wash nozzles One of the most common factors
                                                                      resulting in poor cleaning results can be traced to
Power Blast Manifold The PBM pivots on its                            wash nozzle wear. Nozzle wear not only affects
vertical axis, driven two cranks, a linkage and a                     cleaning results but it can also cause overloading
gear motor. The drive oscillates the Manifold back                    of the pump motors. Even though the opening
and forth every ten seconds, throughout the wash                      diameter of each nozzle is larger than the
cycle. The movement of the Manifold is not                            openings in the pump suction filter, nozzles can
synchronized to the speed of the turntable so that                    still get clogged and need to be cleaned regularly.
the wash load is blasted from a unique angle each                     The PBM nozzle orientation is engineered to allow
time it passes the nozzles. Verify that your PBM is                   each nozzle to blast on its own plane and not
oscillating with this simple test. During a wash                      interfere with the blast from other nozzles. This
cycle, carefully watch the wash manifold shaft on                     ensures that virtually all of the blasting force
top of your machine to make sure it is rotating.                      reaches the parts. To inspect your nozzles do
                                                                      three things. First, inspect the nozzles and make
                                                                      sure that they are open and clean. Second,
                                 Turntable Rotation                   during a wash cycle measure your pump amp
                                 The turntable is                     draw. If the pump system is drawing more amps
                                 mounted on a                         than the full amp load stamped on the pump
                                 support arm on the                   motor name plate, or if you are experiencing
                                 washer door. During                  nuisance tripping of your pump motor overloads,
                                 the cleaning cycle                   replace the nozzles with a new set of the same
                                 the turntable is                     size and type. Nozzles are available from MART
                                 rotated by the                       Tech Services. Third, align the “V” slot in each
                                 turntable drive                      nozzle with the punch marks on the PBM as
                                 assembly that                        shown on the photograph above.
                                 controls its speed.
                                 The drive assembly                   For further information or cleaning assistance
                                 has a clutch to allow                  please contact MART Tech Services from
                                 table slippage if the
                                                                      8:00am to 5:00pm (central) or visit our website
                                 wash load shifts and                             24 hours 7days a week.
                                 jams the turntable.
                                 To achieve optimum

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