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Press shop & fabrication

Press Shop Fabrication
In the press shop of an automobile manufacturing plant, steam is utilized in a number of processes. One of its applications is pre-heating metal sheets to the required temperature before the press machine forms them into the desired shape. Additionally, steam can also assist in the press forming process, as the heat and pressure from the steam helps to soften the metal and allow it to take its desired form. Steam is also useful in curing adhesives used in bonding parts together, as the heat from the steam activates the curing process. Cleaning is another area where steam proves valuable, as it can be used to remove grease and oil from metal parts, which is crucial for ensuring that adhesives and paint adhere properly. Finally, steam can be used to deburr and smooth the edges of metal parts.

Paint shop

Paint Shop
There are several uses for Powerhouse steam boilers during the painting process of a vehicle. They are are used to maintain an ideal temperature within the paint booth, ensuring a consistent and high-quality finish. Before the painting process, steam is utilized for cleaning the surface of parts, removing grease and oils that could impact paint adhesion. At the end of the painting process, steam is used to cure the paint after application, speeding up the drying process.

Tire Production

body shop
There are many ways that steam can be utilized in the production of tires. In the vulcanization process, steam is used to heat and cure rubber compounds, creating the strong and flexible tire treads that are essential for safe and reliable tire performance. The heat and pressure from the steam activate the curing agents, helping to ensure a consistent and uniform bond throughout the tire. Steam can also be used for pre-heating the molds used in tire production, helping to reduce production time.