Maintenance Tips & Tricks – 1999 – #4

By Plant Engineering Staff September 1, 1999
Bridle the bristles

Problem: Cleaning parts in the parts washer is aggravating because the bristles on the standard round brush are standing out in all directions.

Solution: Borrow a trick from painters — “bridle” the brush. Take an o-ring a little smaller than the brush diameter and roll it down the bristles to get the desired shape.

Contributor : Philip J. Soliday, Freeman Products, Knox, IN; 219-772-2129

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