February 20, 2015


disassembled weapon cleaningThere is a better, safer way to clean firearms before they are assembled or welded. Industry-leading firearms manufacturers, Law enforcement agencies, security firms, and military bases all use Magnus ultrasonic cleaning to manufacture and maintain their diverse array of firearms – from pistols and handguns to rifles, shotguns and machine guns.  Our ability to adapt to your specific cleaning needs is unparalleled.  If one of our standard systems won’t completely fit your needs, we work with you to engineer a custom design that will be the very best option to maximize your cleaning efficiency.  Let Magnus help you maintain the accuracy, integrity, and effectiveness of your firearms.  Magnus has aided most major Firearms manufactures in cleaning proprietary parts.


Magnus Engineered Equipment is ideal for cleaning and maintaining:

  • Barrels
  • Ribs
  • Frames
  • Bolts
  • Actions
  • Housings
  • Cylinders
  • Triggers
  • Magazines
  • Lights, lasers
  • Mounts
  • Guards
  • Bi-pods
  • Springs
  • Pins

Magnus Engineered Equipment is successfully cleaning these and other Firearm-related parts:

  • Barrels
  • Rings
  • Ribs
  • Pins
  • Dies

Magnus also has provided brazing, and material handling solutions for 5 of the top 8 gun manufactures in North America.
Magnus Engineered Equipment is ideal for removing:

  • Alkaline residue
  • Aluminum oxide
  • Carbon
  • Coolant
  • Copper Oxide
  • Corrosive materials
  • Ferric Oxide
  • Fingerprints
  • Fluxes
  • Glues
  • Grease
  • Lapping compound
  • Lapping oil
  • Lubricants
  • Machine fines
  • Magnesium Oxide
  • Metal chips and fines
  • Oil
  • Organics
  • PO4
  • Rust Inhibiting Oils
  • Sand particulates
  • Shop Soils
  • Solvents
  • Surfactants
  • Wax


Magnus Advantages for the Firearm Industry

Experience – Since its beginnings in 1921, Magnus Engineered Equipment has firmly established itself as a world leader in the design and manufacture of industrial parts cleaning equipment utilizing specialized immersion cleaning technology. Magnus knows and understands all aspects of Firearm parts cleaning and metal treatment and are experts at developing robust cleaning processes with consideration for material handling, automation, worker safety, environmental issues, and operating costs.

Specificity – Custom services are a major part of our engineering and manufacturing capabilities.  Our ability to adapt to your specific cleaning needs is unparalleled.  Magnus can address special process applications that go beyond conventional cleaning and deliver exceptional results. Assistance in evaluating your specific situation is available through one of our Firearm specialists.

Reliability – Once installed, our machines provide years of reliable service. Magnus part washers are so durable there are many still in use after 30 years. From barrels to receivers and everything in between, our engineering department can assist with all of your service and maintenance issues and help you make the most of your investment.

Service – Our systems are designed, manufactured and tested at our company headquarters located in Willoughby, OH USA.  The same experts who helped design your system are the people who service your system after the sale.  We know the efficiency of your production process can depend on our ability to respond to your inquiries.  Your success is our priority.