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Media and Compounds for superior result
Ra Value improvement upto 0.05 micron
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Surface Engineering Solutions

Gala is one stop solution provider for surface finishing needs of deburring, finishing, washing and cleaning. We have more than 25 years experience of building standard and customised machines.

We offer complete solution of machines and processing media and compounds for surface finishing and parts cleaning needs. We have capability to build large finishing and cleaning equipments for challenging needs of defence, atomic and aerospace sectors.

Our finishing machines are capable of achieving Ra value of 0.05 microns and precision parts cleaning machines of achieving Millipore value of less than 1mg.

Processes

Gala finishing and parts cleaning machines are used for various applications of surface finishing and cleaning of components in manufacturing sector.

Finishing

  • Deburring
  • Degreasing
  • Descaling
  • Derusting
  • Polishing
  • Ball Burnishing
  • Radiusing
  • Pickling

Cleaning

  • Surface Cleaning
  • Degreasing
  • Precision Cleaning
  • Derusting
  • Descaling

Industries Served

We serve wide range of requirements of manufacturing sector from Aerospace to Consumer products. Our 5000+ machines are extensively used everyday to process variety of components across all major sectors. Gala surface finishing machines are widely used for finishing of coin blanks, polishing of turbine blades and so on.

Gala parts cleaning machines are used for degreasing and precision cleaning of parts of automotive and precision engineering sector.

Automotive
Aerospace
Defence
Precision Engineering
Consumer Products
Railway

AUTOMOTIVE

Aerospace

Defence

Chain Parts

Electrical Connectors

Textile

Hydraulic Parts

Springs

Pumos and Valves

Fasteners and Washers

Aluminum and Zinc Die Cast

Gears and Sprockets

Bearing Parts

Precision Engineering

Jewellery

Coin Blank

Watch Parts

Optical

Surgical Parts

Consumer Products

Railway bearing

Railway

Case Studies

We have data bank of 10,000+ applications in the area of Deburring, Polishing, Parts Cleaning.
Following are some examples

  • Removal of Buffing Paste from Cooker Vessel
  • Removal of Oil, Grease from Clutch Plate
  • Precision Cleaning of Connecting Rods
  • Removal of Metal Chips from Dowel Pin
  • Brighting of Aluminium Die Casting Parts
  • Removal of Heavy Rust from Clip Bracket
  • Precision Cleaning of Brake Housing and Piston
  • Deburring and Polishing of Valve Body
  • Descaling and Polishing of Brass Pins
  • Deoiling of Bearing Cages
  • Removal of Lubricant, Oil from Steel Wire
  • Super Finishing of Bearing Rollers
  • Deburring and Polishing of Sintered Parts
  • Precision Cleaning of Vane
  • Degreasing of Brake Pads
  • Polishing of Aerosol Al parts
  • Degreasing of Railway Bearings
  • Degreasing of Geyser dome
  • Precision Cleaning of Swash Plate
  • Washing of Liners
  • Degreasing and Rust Removal from Machined Parts

Clientele

Testimonials

Dinesh Thakkar

General Manager - Procurement

Gala Precision Engineering is our long trusted partner for finishing systems. We are appeased with the performance of Gala Finishing systems and after sales service and support rendered by them to run the systems effectively and economically.

Harsha Engineers Ltd, Ahmedabad

Madhu-S

Sr.GM-Production Engineering and Projects

Gala Precision Engineering is our valued vendor and the finishing systems supplied by them are running satisfactory since many years at our end. We wish them all the best.

TIDC-Ambattur- Chennai

Vinay Sharma

Head - Purchase

We are using Gala finishing machines since 1995. We are satisfied with the performance of the finishing machines, after sale service and research done in improving finish of our products and also to run the machines economically.

Kangaro Industries Ltd - Ludhiana

Rasu V

PED-Sprocket

We are happy to be associated with Gala Precision Engineering for more than a decade. We are using their finishing systems to enhance the surface finish. We are satisfied with the performance of their equipment. We appreciate their innovativeness in providing solution for finishing problems.

L.G.Balakrishnan and Bros ltd - Coimbatore

Manjunatha HV

Sr. Manager - Mfg. Engg.

We are happy with the performance of Spray Cleaning Machine supplied by Gala Precision. We are also happy with their after sales service.

ELGI | PVD Division - Trichy Road Coimbatore-641 018

Bimal Kumar

Manager

We are using Gala Spray Cleaning Machines and fully satisfied by the services. We hope that this excellent culture of after sales service would be continued to reach new heights.

National Engineering Industries Ltd. - Khatipura Road, Jaipur

Sanjay Khaire

Manager -Project

We are using regularly Gala’s Spray and ultrasonic cleaning machines. Performance of the equipment is satisfactory.

Super Auto India Ltd - Pune

Downloads

Products Catalogue

Surface Engineering Solutions For Defence

Deburring and Finishing Systems

Industrial Parts Washing and Cleaning

Single Chember Multiprocess Cleaning Solutions

Consumables for Finishing and Cleaning

Phosphating and Pre-treatment Plants

Cleaning and Finishing News

Cleaning and Finishing News September 2018

Cleaning and Finishing News March 2018

Cleaning and Finishing News July 2017

Finishing News January 2017

Finishing & Cleaning Videos

Removal of Buffing Paste from Cooker Vessel

  • Component Name
    : Cooker
  • Present method
    : Manual washing, rinsing and wiping
  • Production rate
    : 1000 Nos. / Shift
  • Problem faced
    : Highly labour intensive
  • Input contamination
    : Buffing paste
  • Expected output cleanliness
    : Clean from buffing powder

Solution provided by GALA : Multistage Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine

  • First Stage
    : Pre-cleaning
  • Second Stage
    : Ultrasonic
  • Third Stage
    : Cold rinsing
  • Fourth Stage
    : Cold rinsing
  • Fifth Stage
    : Drying

Removal of Oil, Grease from Clutch Plate

  • Component Name
    : Clutch plate
  • Present method
    : Aqueous cleaning
  • Production rate
    : 40000 per shift (12 hour/ shift)
  • Problem faced
    : Slow process, Short bath life and higher operating cost.
  • Input contamination level
    : 10 mg
  • Expected output cleanliness
    : 1 - 2 mg

Solution provided by GALA : Single chamber solvent based vacuum cleaning.- Pero machine

  • Cleaning Cycle -
  • First Stage
    : Filling and flooding
  • Second Stage
    : Ultrasonic and splash flooding
  • Third Stage
    : Vapour degreasing
  • Fourth Stage
    : Vaccum Drying

Precision Cleaning of Connecting Rods

  • Component Name
    : Connecting rod
  • Present method
    : Old conveyorised spray cleaning
  • Production rate
    : 2500 pieces / shift
  • Problem faced
    : Millipore result not achieved.
  • Input contamination level
    : 10 - 15 mg
  • Expected output cleanliness
    : 1 - 2 mg

Solution provided by GALA : Multi Stage Conveyorised Spray Washing System

  • Cleaning Cycle -
  • First Stage
    : De-magnetiser
  • Second Stage
    : Spray washing 8 to 10 bar pressure with 50 micron filtration
  • Third Stage
    : Spray rinsing 4 to 5 bar pressure with 25 micron filtration
  • Fourth Stage
    : Hot air drying at 80 to 100 degree centigrade

Removal of Metal Chips from Dowel Pin

  • Component Name
    : Dowel pin
  • Present method
    : Ultrasonic cleaning
  • Production rate
    : 24000 Nos / day
  • Problem faced
    : Dirt in threads
  • Input contamination level
    : 10 mg
  • Expected output cleanliness
    : Free from chips and dirt

Solution provided by GALA :

  • Cleaning Cycle -
  • First Stage
    : Chips removal in Gala Centrifugal Finishing Machine
  • Second Stage
    : Multi-stage Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine - Ultrasonic cleaning I Hot rinsing I Hot air drying

Brighting of Aluminium Die Casting Parts

  • Component Name
    : Burner body and Burner crowns
  • Present method
    : Spray cleaning
  • Production rate
    : 6500 / 14 hour
  • Problem faced
    : Inconsistent result of Brightening
  • Input contamination level
    : Oil, machined chips, and dust
  • Expected output cleanliness
    : Free from oil and chips

Solution provided by GALA : Multistage Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine

  • First Stage
    : Ultrasonic cleaning
  • Second Stage
    : Hot water rinsing+Ultrasonic
  • Third Stage
    : Brightening
  • Fifth stage
    : Hot water rinsing
  • Fourth Stage
    : Hot air drying

Removal of Heavy Rust from Clip Bracket

  • Component Name
    : Clip bracket
  • Present method
    : Manual
  • Production rate
    : 5000 / Shift
  • Problem faced
    : Heavy rust
  • Input contamination
    : Heavy rust
  • Expected output cleanliness
    : Free from rust

Solution provided by GALA : Multistage Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine

  • First Stage
    : Pre cleaning
  • Second Stage
    : Ultrasonic cleaning
  • Third Stage
    : Hot rinsing
  • Fourth Stage
    : Hot water rinsing with rust inhibitor
  • Fifth stage
    : Hot air drying

Precision Cleaning of Brake Housing and Piston

  • Component Name
    : Brake housing and piston
  • Present method
    : Spray cleaning
  • Production rate
    : 350 to 400 / shift
  • Problem faced
    : Desired particle size not as per standard
  • Input contamination
    : Oil, dust and chips
  • Expected output cleanliness
    : As per JCB Standard 19:17:13

Solution provided by GALA : Two Stage Stop and Go Type Conveyorised Cleaning Machine Process

  • Specific spray cleaning - 14 bar pressure for general cleaning 45 to 60 sec
  • Specific hole cleaning - 45 to 50 bar for specific cleaning
  • General cleaning with manifold reciprocation. 14 bar pressure
  • Hot air drying - Hot air blow with manifold oscillation

Deburring and Polishing of Valve Body

  • Product
    : Throttle Valve
  • Input Contamination
    : Light burr and cutting oil
  • Present Method
    : Manual deburring tool and manual cleaning
  • Problem Faced
    : Improper deburring and tool marks

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Disc Finishing Machine
  • Output
    : Completely deburred and polished valves
  • Advantages
      1) Reduced cycle time
      2) Consistent finishing
      3) Increased productivity
      4) No manual intervention
      5) No material handling

Descaling and Polishing of Brass Pins

  • Product
    : Brass pin
  • Input Contamination
    : Scale and oil
  • Present Method
    : Manual process
  • Production Rate
    : 3500 / shift
  • Problem Faced
    : Inconsistent results

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Centrifugal Finishing Machine
  • Output
    : Completely descaled, de-oiled and polished brass pin
  • Process Time
    : 120 min
  • Advantages
    : 1) Consistent result in finishing
      2) No manual intervention
      3) Improve productivity

Deoiling of Bearing Cages

  • Product
    : Needle Bearing Cage
  • Input Contamination
    : Heavy thick oil
  • Present Method
    : Deoiling in Vibratory Finishing Machine
  • Process Cycle Time
    : 45 min.
  • Problem Faced
    : Inconsistent results in shot blasting process due to presence of oil on Cage parts

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Multistage Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine
  • First Stage
    : Ultrasonic cleaning
  • Second Stage
    : Hot water rinsing
  • Third Stage
    : Hot air drying
  • Process Cycle time
    : 10 Min.
  • Output
    : Completely deoiled and dry component
  • Advantages
    : 1) Reduction of cycle time by 80%
      2) Productivity improvement

Removal of Lubricant, Oil from Steel Wire

  • Component Name
    : Steel wire rope (multi - stranded)
  • Present Method
    : Solvent based ultrasonic vapour degreasing
  • Production Rate
    : 10 Rope per shift (60 meter / rope)
  • Problem Faced
    : Improper coating (coating pill off) if fine dust particles present on wire rope
  • Input Contamination
    : Lubricant and fine dust particle
  • Expected Output Cleanliness
    : No lubricant should present on entire wire rope after cleaning

Solution provided by GALA Multi Stage Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine

  • First Stage
    : Ultrasonic cleaning with alkaline chemical
  • Second Stage
    : Ultrasonic rinsing
  • Third Stage
    : Hot air drying

Super finishing of bearing rollers by chemically accelerated process using descaling compound 411 P and polishing compound 10 SF

Super Finishing of Bearing Rollers

  • Components
    : Bearing Rollers
  • Input Contamination
    : Scale, grease and scratch marks
  • Ra value input
    : 2 Micron
  • Output requirement
    : 0.1 Micron
  • Present Method
    : Manual grinding and acid cleaning
  • Present cycle time
    : 4-5 hrs for one lot of 100 Nos
  • Problem Faced
    : Inconsistency in finishing due to manual process

Solution provided by GALA

  • Media used
    : High abrasive media with specially developed compound
  • Compound
    : Specially developed mild acidic powder to remove scale and alkaline chemical for Super finishing
  • Output
    : Completely descaled and polished components
  • Ra value achieved
    : 0.1 Micron
  • Cycle time
    : 120 Minutes
  • Advantages
    : 1) Lower cost
      2) Consistent Finishing
      3) Improved fatigue life of component

Unique solution for finishing of sintered parts with satellite steel ball media and alkaline compound

Deburring and Polishing of Sintered Parts

  • Components
    : Sintered parts
  • Input Contamination
    : Burr and rust
  • Present Method
    : Vibratory finishing with ceramic media and diesel
  • Present cycle time
    : 60 minutes
  • Problems Faced
    : Inconsistency in finishing due to intricate shape. Frequent change of media due to different shapes
    • Labour work
    • Environmental concern due to use of diesel solvent

Solution provided by GALA

  • Media used
    : Mix media of satellite and steel ball with alkaline compound
  • Compound
    : Corrosion free Alkaline compound specially developed for sintered parts
  • Output
    : Completely deburred and polished components
  • Cycle time
    : 30 Minutes
  • Advantages
    :
    1. Consistent Finishing
    2. No manual intervention. No change of media as single media is used for all type of components.
    3. Reduction in labour cost by 50%

Washing and cleaning of non metallic parts by using compound GEW 2250L and GEW 2220L

Precision Cleaning of Vane

  • Millipore Requirement
    : <1 mg
  • Component
    : Plastic Vane
  • Input Contamination
    : Lapping Paste
  • Challenge
    : To achieve Millipore value of 1 mg from input gravimetric contamination level of >250 mg and maintaining bath purity by separation of lapping paste for consistent results

Solution provided by GALA

  • Compound Used
    : Specially developed alkaline compound for nonmetallic parts
  • Millipore achieved
    : Output gravimetric contamination <1 mg achieved
  • First Stage
    : Spray Cleaning
  • Second Stage
    : Ultrasonic Cleaning 1
  • Third Stage
    : Ultrasonic Cleaning - 2
  • Fourth Stage
    : Immersed Flood Rinsing
  • Fifth Stage
    : Hot Air Drying
  • Advantages
    : Reduced running cost by 50%

Conveyorised spray washing machine

Degreasing of Brake Pads

  • Components
    : Brake pad
  • Cleaning Requirement
    : Completely free from dirt, dust oil
  • Input Contamination
    : 8.8 mg Millipore
  • Output Cleaning Requirement
    : 2.8 mg Millipore
  • Present Method
    : Cleaning by cloth
  • Present Constraint
    : Manual handling, Non uniform cleaning due to use of cloth. Less productivity

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Conveyorised multistage spray washing machine
  • Cleaning Media
    : Alkaline degreasing compound
  • First Stage
    : Spray wash
  • Second Stage
    : Rinsing
  • Third Stage
    : Hot air drying
  • Advantages
    :
    1. Uniform cleaning I
    2. No manual intervention I
    3. Improved productivity by 80%

Ultrasonic degreasing and steel ball finishing

Polishing of Aerosol Al parts

  • Components
    : Aerosol Al parts
  • Input Contamination
    : Heavy drawing oil, dust, dirt, dull finish inside
  • Output Cleaning Requirement
    : 100% free from oil, dirt, dust. Glossy finish
  • Present Method
    : Vibratory finishing. Manual cleaning
  • Present Constraint
    : Improper cleaning, dull finish. Labour involvement

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Two stage ultrasonic cleaning, Steel ball vibratory finishing
  • Cleaning Media
    : Alkaline degreasing compound
  • First Stage
    : Ultrasonic cleaning
  • Second Stage
    : Rinsing
  • Third Stage
    : Vibratory finishing in steel ball
  • Advantages
    :
    1. 100% oil removal without any manual intervention I
    2. Consistent finishing
    3. Improved productivity

To remove heavy grease, oil, dirt

Degreasing of Railway Bearings

  • Components
    : Bearing
  • Cleaning Requirement
    : Removal of heavy grease, oil
  • Input Contamination
    : Oil, grease
  • Output Cleaning Requirement
    : Components free from dust, dirt and grease
  • Present Method
    : Spray wash up to 10 Bar
  • Present Constraint
    : Insufficient and inconsistent cleaning

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Conveyorised multistage high pressure spray washing machine
  • Cleaning Media
    : Alkaline degreasing compound
  • First Stage
    : High pressure spray wash upto 10-12 bar
  • Second Stage
    : Rinsing
  • Third Stage
    : Hot air drying
  • Advantages
    :
    1. 100% removal of grease, oil I
    2. Uniform cleaning

Multistage Corms rized

Degreasing of Geyser dome

  • Components
    : Geyser dome
  • Input contamination
    : Oil, loose burr, dust particle
  • Present Method
    : Manual cleaning
  • Expected cleaning Requirement
    : Surface free from oil, dust, burr. No manual work

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Conveyorized horizontal high pressure spray washing
  • Cleaning Media
    : Alkaline chemical
  • First Stage
    : High pressure spray wash
  • Second Stage
    : Rinsing with rust inhibitor
  • Third Stage
    : Hot air drying
  • Advantages
    :
    1. Improved productivity
    2. Better consistency

Customized Single Piece flow Ultrasonic Cleaning

Precision Cleaning of Swash Plate

  • Components
    : Swash Plate
  • Cleaning Requirement
    : Surface free from coolant, chips, loose burr
  • Input Contamination
    : Coolant, loose chips
  • Present Method
    : Manual wash

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Single Piece Flow Ultrasonic Cleaning System
  • Cleaning Media
    : Alkaline degreasing compound
  • First Stage
    : Ultrasonic cleaning
  • Second Stage
    : Rinsing
  • Third Stage
    : Hot air drying
  • Advantages
    :
    1. No manual intervention
    2. Uniform cleaning
    3. 70% reduction in labour cost

Indexing Type Rotary Spray Wash

Washing of Liners

  • Components
    : Liners
  • Input Contamination
    : Dust, oil
  • Input Millipore
    : 15 mg
  • Expected Millipore
    : <10 mg
  • Present Method
    : Manual spraywash
  • Problems Faced
    : Improper cleaning, Labour involvement, High cleaning cost

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Indexing Type Rotary Spray Wash System
  • Cleaning Media
    : MTO
  • First Stage
    : High pressure MTO spray
  • Second Stage
    : Compressed air drying
  • Third Stage
    : Rust Preventive spray
  • Fourth stage
    : Air blow
  • Advantages
    :
    1. Uniform cleaning
    2. No manual work
    3. Reduction in labour cost by 80%
    4. Improved productivity

Multi - Chamber Multi- Process Ultrasonic Cleaning

Degreasing and Rust Removal from Machined Parts

  • Component
    : Machined Casting
  • Input contamination
    : Rust, oil, dirt
  • Present Method
    : Manual cleaning
  • Expected cleaning Requirement
    : Complete removal of Rust, oil and dirt

Solution provided by GALA

  • Machine Used
    : Multi-chamber, Multi-process Ultrasonic cleaning
  • Cleaning Media
    : Alkaline base aqueous chemical and rust inhibitor
  • First Stage
    : Ultrasonic Cleaning
  • Second Stage
    : Immersed flood rinsing
  • Third Stage
    : Hot air drying
  • Advantages
    :
    1. 100% rust removal
    2. Productivity improvement by 40%