Rebuild – Retrofit – Reman

Rebuilt

Magnus Engineered Equipment (MEE) rebuilt industrial parts cleaning machines are the most reliable and durable machines in the industry.  Our rebuilt machines consist of components designed and manufactured to extremely stringent MEE standards.
To rebuild is to recondition by cleaning, inspecting and replacing severely worn or broken parts. Serviceable parts are reused within the manufacturer’s acceptable wear limits.  We ask our customer what plan they have in mind for their machine. To keep it long term? Mid term? Or to “get by” until it must be replaced?  Our responsibility is to communicate what the customer needs to deliver an effective repair based on their budget, needs, and goals.

 

Rebuild Benefits

  • Lower cost investment
  • Reduce machine maintenance costs
  • Rebuilding completed at machine site, avoids rigging and transportation costs
  • Customer pays for only the components replaced
  • Can be performed by customer’s maintenance personnel
  • Reduced downtime

 

MEE Rebuild Process

A rebuilt machine involves only replacing the items that are completely worn out. This usually means replacing gaskets, seals, pneumatic panels, controls, instrumentation and repairing leaks. Components that are still working remain as is.  Mechanical wear is relative. Before rebuilding, all of the components within the machine are equally worn. After rebuilding, some of the components are new, and some are old.

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  • Current condition of existing machine documented
  • Concept presented to customer (Cost and benefits)
  • Rebuild components built and tested at MEE
  • MEE technicians install at customer site

 

Justification

Justifying a rebuilt machine is the same process for any high value investment.  Conducting an ROI analysis will help determine whether purchasing a new, remanufactured, retrofitted, rebuilt machine, or doing nothing adds value to the company.  Mechanical wear is relative. Before rebuilding, all of the components within the unit are equally worn. After rebuilding, some of the components are new, and some are ‘used.’ Although the ‘used’ components still function and might not need to be replaced, they are worn to some degree.

Factors to consider when calculating the ROI are:

  • Potential revenue improvements from the additional capacity or throughput
  • Downtime improvement
  • Speed improvement
  • Minor stoppage reduction
  • Improved clean part yield
  • Cost for new, remanufactured, retrofit, rebuilt machine
  • Non-financial – ergonomics, fatigue, support of continuous improvement programs

 

 

Retrofit

Magnus Engineered Equipment (MEE) retrofitted industrial parts cleaning machines are the most reliable and durable machines in the industry.  Our retrofitted machines are designed and built to extremely stringent MEE standards and priced at approximately 50-70% of a new machine.

Industrial parts cleaning equipment are among the most vital and costly pieces of equipment on the plant floor.  For most companies, they represent significant capital investment and must maintain their viability for many years.  Upgrading to the latest cleaning technologies with a MEE retrofit is one way to extend the productive life of their parts cleaning equipment.

Retrofitting is the process of replacing the filtration, water re-cycling, instrumentation, controls, automation, material handling, and control system (PLC).

 

Retrofitting Benefits

  • Lower cost investment
  • Improve uptime and availability
  • Lower energy costs
  • Higher performance
  • New level of manufacturing data accessibility
  • Conversion of multistage batch to tank to tank recipes
  • Integrate material handling with other processes
  • Reduce machine maintenance costs
  • Reduced setup costs
  • Support Lean, Total Productive Maintenance and other Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Repurpose for a new application
  • Retrofitting completed at machine site, avoids rigging and transportation costs  

 

MEE Retrofitting Process

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  • Current condition of existing machine documented
  • Mechanical and electrical improvements developed
  • Concept presented to customer (Cost and benefits)
  • Retrofit components built and tested at MEE
  • MEE technicians install at customer site 

 

Justification 

Justifying a retrofit is the same process for any high value investment.  Conducting an ROI analysis will help determine whether purchasing a new, remanufactured, retrofitted, rebuilt machine, or doing nothing adds value to the company.

Factors to consider when calculating the ROI are:

  • Potential revenue improvements from the additional capacity or throughput
  • Reduction in setup costs
  • Chemical utilization
  • Water usage
  • Downtime improvement
  • Speed improvement
  • Minor stoppage reduction
  • Improved clean part yield
  • Reduced labor (unmanned)
  • Cost for new, remanufactured, retrofit, rebuilt machine
  • Non-financial – ergonomics, fatigue, support of continuous improvement programs

 

 

Remanufacturing

Magnus Engineered Equipment (MEE) remanufactured industrial parts cleaning machines are the most reliable and durable machines in the industry.  Our remanufactured machines are designed and built to extremely stringent MEE standards and priced at approximately 50-70% of a new machine.

When you are considering improving your parts cleaning process but have a limited capital budget or you are asked to squeeze more out of your existing line rather than invest in all-new equipment, a MEE remanufactured parts cleaning machine is a lower cost alternative without sacrificing MEE reliability and durability.

When choosing a MEE remanufactured machine, you can rest assured knowing our remanufactured machine has been re-designed by MEE engineers, built and installed by MEE trained and experienced technicians.

 

Remanufacturing Benefits

  • MEE machines are proven to be equal to new in reliability, durability and performance of a new machine.
  • Components are 100% MEE approved.
  • The remanufactured machine includes the latest design and performance improvement updates.
  • 100% in-house capability allows us to provide a quicker turnaround time to our customers
  • The warranty is designed to protect the customer’s investment in the remanufactured machine.
  • 100% of our remanufactured machines undergo MEE certified performance testing.
  • MEE confidential proprietary design information is critical for a successful remanufacture process. (We have drawings and specifications for the first machine we made in 1930)
  • 100% genuine MEE parts are used in the remanufacturing process.
  • Powers of ‘Green’, remanufactured machines reduce the amount of product headed to landfills.
  • Reduced maintenance cost through the removal of worn out components.
  • Increase the availability of the new replacement parts. 

 

MEE Remanufacturing Process

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  • 100% disassembly and inspection of every part for critical dimensional and wear criteria
  • Components are remanufactured to the original MEE specifications or replaced with new.
  • 100% of all wear parts are replaced with new MEE parts.
  • Remanufacturing processes include the latest engineering standards.
  • Operational test of every remanufactured component.
  • Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems are updated.
  • Re-purpose the machine for anew application
  • Complete remanufacturing, not rebuilding, not reconditioning.

 

Justification

Justifying remanufacturing is the same process for any high value investment.  Conducting an ROI analysis will help determine whether purchasing a new, remanufactured, retrofitted, rebuilt machine, or doing nothing adds value to the company.

Factors to consider when calculating the ROI are:

  • Potential revenue improvements from the additional capacity or throughput
  • Reduction in setup costs
  • Chemical utilization
  • Water usage
  • Downtime improvement
  • Speed improvement
  • Minor stoppage reduction
  • Improved clean part yield
  • Reduced labor (unmanned)
  • Cost for new, remanufactured, retrofit, rebuilt machine
  • Non-financial – ergonomics, fatigue, support of continuous improvement programs