February 20, 2015

Wire and Tubing

Brass Spring cleaningMagnus Engineered Equipment knows wire is a difficult task when compared to most traditional ultrasonic cleaning applications.  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.  At Magnus, we manufacture continuous in-line flow RADIAL systems, which are ideal for product cleaning of wire, strip, rod, tube, and bar material. These systems clean, rinse and dry at speeds up to many hundreds of feet per minute in mild aqueous solutions.


Typical applications include:

  • Removing drawing compounds prior to plating or coating operations
  • Cleaning wire at speeds to 1500 fpm and faster
  • Cleaning copper and aluminum strip prior to forming and welding
  • Cleaning wire and rod during forming operations
  • Removing compounds from bar stock
  • Cleaning refrigeration tubing
  • Removing lubricants from alloy wire
  • Removing lubricants and dirt prior to annealing
  • Cleaning formed copper rod and wire prior to coating
  • Mixing liquids both aqueous and non-aqueous
  • Enhancing chemical properties of liquids

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 Wire 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 Wire 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 Wire 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 brass to aluminum 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.

In-Line Wire Cleaning System