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Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 20:18
TT Electronics is a global electronics company with offices located worldwide. They bought their Miniwash 480 machine in 2005 to remove residual flux from resistor leads which are used to limit or control the flow of electricity through different types of circuits. The residual flux is left over on the components after soldering, and TT Read more
Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 13:53
DJ&SC Cook is a motorcycle repair and restoration workshop in south east Australia. It also provides blast cleaning services to the motor trades, and required a process that could effectively clean motorcycle components that were covered in grease, oil and other contaminants. The company first tried to use a dry blast cabinet, but found that Read more
Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 13:51
Bernard Schofeild owns a classic car and motorcycle restoration business on the west side of South Africa. When it came to cleaning aluminium castings used in the restoration process, Bernard had tried many finishing techniques, including sand blasting and soda blasting, and found that all were unsuccessful in creating an ‘as new’ finish that is Read more
Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 13:49
General Dynamics is a market leader in the manufacturing of combat vehicles, weapons systems, marine systems and business aviation. The company uses Vixen’s Aquablast to finish parts of machinery that are used in the military, including parts of aeroplane wings and actuators. These parts and others are made from a range of metals such as aluminium Read more
Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 13:46
Vaporblast Canada is a company based in Canada that restores cars and motorcycles ready for re-sale. The company were searching for a piece of equipment that could effectively remove residues from components that were soiled in grease, oils and other motor-related contaminents in a controlled environment. Vixen's Aquablast 915 machine proved to be Read more
Monday, 18 March, 2013 - 12:54
Vixen has been leading the way in surface treatment for over 20 years, and its success is based on the variety of machines that are produced at its state-of-the-art factory in Teesside. Now, Vixen has just completed an exciting new project with Re-Go Autoparts, a leading re-manufacturer of steering components, and created an automated washing Read more
Tuesday, 19 February, 2013 - 12:56
As part of Practical Sports Bike Magazine’s GPz750 restoration project, the time came for the carburettors to be restored. The Vixen cleaning machines were chosen after previously being used in the project for restoring the engine casings. After stripping down the carbs and revealing what was what, it was concluded that the floats, jets and Read more
Monday, 8 October, 2012 - 13:58
This year Vixen manufactured their largest Carousel machine to date. Vixen have been manufacturing standard sized Carousel machines for many years and when approached last year with the task of manufacturing a machine large enough to hold a maximum capacity of 6000KG they were very keen to take on the challenge. The enormous 6 ton load capacity Read more
Wednesday, 26 September, 2012 - 14:00
The Vixen Jetair dry blasting machine has recently been installed at Award winning paint and body work specialists Mitchell Motors to increase speed and quality at their refurbishing facility in Wiltshire. The Jetair blast machine was manufactured at Vixens Teesside factory in the North East of England and was installed at Mitchell Motors facility Read more
Monday, 17 September, 2012 - 14:01
Cleveland Potash Limited is the only Potash mine in the UK, supplying over a million tons of potash fertilizers for agriculture and industry uses each year also producing Polyhalite and Salt. When completing the earth tests in the cable repair workshop on the cables they have to reach a specified percentage to comply with British Standard,   Read more

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