Blue Wave Ultrasonics Sales Director Jeff Hancock demonstrates the ultrasonic cleaning process and explains the relationship between ultrasonic pressure waves and microscopic cavitation bubbles working in an aqueous solution. Blue Wave, which is located in Davenport, Iowa, provided the video as a video supplement to "Clean Sounds," a feature article published in the May 2013 issue of Cutting Tool Engineering magazine.
Related Glossary Terms
- ultrasonic cleaning
Method of cleaning metal or plastic parts by immersing them in an aqueous or solvent-based cleaning solution and imposing ultrasound energy on the bath to enhance cleaning by creating cavitation conditions at the part surface, which imparts a strong scouring action to remove tenacious soils.