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As Good as New –
The Remanufacturing Process

Remanufacturing by ZF

Remanufacturing at ZF has the added benefit of direct expertise from the original equipment manufacturer.

In the industrial remanufacturing process, all steps are strictly standardized and generally identical for all components and units. Also, the materials, production processes and tests we use correspond to those used in volume production. The result is quality that you can trust.

Remanufacturing at ZF has the added benefit of direct expertise from the original equipment manufacturer.

In the industrial remanufacturing process, all steps are strictly standardized and generally identical for all components and units. Also, the materials, production processes and tests we use correspond to those used in volume production. The result is quality that you can trust.

Acceptance and diagnostic testing

Acceptance / diagnostic testing

a. Testing according to acceptance criteria

b. Defined disposal concept

c. Specification of the damaged unit and all components according to respective part numbers

d. Comparison with information from the batch database.

e. Error memory read-out

Acceptance and diagnostic testing

Acceptance / diagnostic testing

a. Testing according to acceptance criteria

b. Defined disposal concept

c. Specification of the damaged unit and all components according to respective part numbers

d. Comparison with information from the batch database.

e. Error memory read-out

Pre-cleaning

Pre-cleaning

a. Blast cleaning with suitable material

b. High-pressure cleaning with a washing solution

Pre-cleaning

Pre-cleaning

a. Blast cleaning with suitable material

b. High-pressure cleaning with a washing solution

Disassembly and final cleaning

Disassembly / final cleaning

a. Efficient flow-disassembly

b. Process and TPM instructions

c. Standards in dealing with critical components

d. Special tools

e. Definition of the wash process

f. Different wash processes for nonferrous metals and steel parts

g. Part carrier concept for optimal wash results

Disassembly and final cleaning

Disassembly / final cleaning

a. Efficient flow-disassembly

b. Process and TPM instructions

c. Standards in dealing with critical components

d. Special tools

e. Definition of the wash process

f. Different wash processes for nonferrous metals and steel parts

g. Part carrier concept for optimal wash results

Inspection of the components

Inspection of the components

a. Criteria for recycling or disposal

b. Inclusion of batch database and service messages

c. Recycling or environmental disposal of damaged parts and wear parts

d. Automatic control loops for quality testing

Inspection of the components

Inspection of the components

a. Criteria for recycling or disposal

b. Inclusion of batch database and service messages

c. Recycling or environmental disposal of damaged parts and wear parts

d. Automatic control loops for quality testing

Reworking

Reworking

a. Strict specifications for reworked parts

b. Thread repair

c. Grinding

Reworking

Reworking

a. Strict specifications for reworked parts

b. Thread repair

c. Grinding

New parts supply and assembly

New parts supply / assembly

a. Highest availability due to central warehouses

b. Fast procurement of special parts

c. Efficient flow pre-assembly and final assembly

d. Individual processes for different call-off orders

e. Special tools

New parts supply and assembly

New parts supply / assembly

a. Highest availability due to central warehouses

b. Fast procurement of special parts

c. Efficient flow pre-assembly and final assembly

d. Individual processes for different call-off orders

e. Special tools

Test bench and programming

Test bench / programming

a. State-of-the-art test benches

b. Individual set up according to products and types

c. Test-bench run for each remanufactured product

d. Integrated oil filling station for various product types (e. g. transmissions)

e. Documentation of test results

Test bench and programming

Test bench / programming

a. State-of-the-art test benches

b. Individual set up according to products and types

c. Test-bench run for each remanufactured product

d. Integrated oil filling station for various product types (e. g. transmissions)

e. Documentation of test results

Painting

Painting

a. Definition of painting processes depending on customer requirements

b. Routine paint layer thickness measurement

Painting

Painting

a. Definition of painting processes depending on customer requirements

b. Routine paint layer thickness measurement

Packaging and storage

Packaging / storage

a. Corrosion protection (if required)

b. Transport-secured, customer-specific packaging/storage

Packaging and storage

Packaging / storage

a. Corrosion protection (if required)

b. Transport-secured, customer-specific packaging/storage

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