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					Ultrasonic cleaning machines can really help save time while cleaning. Follow the
links to get best possible deal to help you in the cleaning the metal parts which are
under constant wear and tear.">Ultrasonic cleaners are gaining popularity these days
because they provide the best cleaning mechanism and also involve a hassle free
cleaning process. However, there are many of us who can’t afford an ultrasonic
cleaner as it is quite expensive and isn’t used regularly. In case you are one of them,
we present to you a complete do it yourself guide to build your own ultrasonic cleaner.
All you need to do is have some knowledge of physics and some experience in
assembling and dissembling hardware parts. Even though, your ultrasonic cleaner
won’t be any match to the ones purchased from the market, it will serve its purpose of
cleaning minute and unreachable parts. The basic materials that you require to build
your own ultrasonic machine is an oscilloscope, ultrasonic transducers, line amplifier,
a decent sound card, a steel container, a few audio cables for connecting and a
soldering iron. You should have in mind that any container won’t serve the purpose as
we need very thin steel layer preferably something like a cookie tray. An ultrasonic
generator is a very good alternative if you don’t have a linear amplifier and a sound
card. But, the cost of an ultrasonic generator could hurt your pocket as you are
building your own ultrasonic cleaner to cut down the cost. Also, the ultrasonic
generator can drive only one transducer, which is another disadvantage of using it.
Before you buy your transducers, make sure that they are specifically designed for
ultrasonic cleaners. Transducers having a power of 55 watts could be a very good
choice. These transducers can be purchased from any of the reliable online stores that
sell electronic components. The oscilloscope used in the ultrasonic cleaners do
nothing but measure the frequency of the sound waves. In case you aren’t interested
in any technical values, but only care about effective cleaning, then you can drop out
the oscilloscope. Before you buy all the components, make sure that they have the
capacity to work together at a particular frequency as you don’t want your effort to go
in vain. This can be done by calculating the frequency response of the sound card and
then check it with the frequency specifications of the other devices such as the
ultrasonic transducers and the oscilloscope. One thing that you should keep in mind is
that the RMS power of the line amplifier should be greater than that of the ultrasonic
transducers to get the best results. Once you collect all the basic material, the process
of assembling them isn’t very troublesome. To begin with you should place the
transducers on the diagonally opposite ends of the steel tank, in such a way that there
is almost no distance between the transducer and the walls of the tank. Next you need
to cut down the ends of the audio cable and then solder one of its ends to the pad. The
other end of the wire needs to be connected to the output of the amplifier. Finally, the
sound card has to be connected to the input terminals of the amplifier to complete the
ultrasonic cleaner. You can start using the cleaner by pouring in some cleaning
solution and plugging in to a power source. However, keep in mind that this ultrasonic
cleaner might not show best results as it isn’t tested properly. Nevertheless, it will be
effective in cleaning minute particles with ease.
  Ultrasonic cleaning machines can really help save time while cleaning. Follow the
links to get best possible deal to help you in the cleaning the metal parts which are
under constant wear and tear.

				
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