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Cleaning Trial Summary


The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance, automate their cleaning process, reduce their cleaning costs and eliminate hazardous chemicals and waste.

Cleaning Trial Type
Epoxy paint
Time Required
Pump Manufacturer
2 hours ( steel I-hooks/connectors) /12 hours ( 4-steel hooks with attached steel chain links)
Machine Manufacturing
liquid alkyd paint, Liquid epoxy paint, Liquid urethane paint, Unknown Paint
Description of Part(s)
steel chain-link system with four steel hooks and three steel I-hook connectors
Cleaner Used
Machine Used

Agitating Immersion Washer (SK model 81.8, Graymills T24)

Post Cleaning

Several spots and threaded areas, along with areas of the steel hooks were lightly brushed with a stainless steel bristle brush during the fresh water rinsing and air pressure drying.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 100% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ Paint and Ink Remover at 150°F in an Agitating Immersion Washer for a minimum of 2 hours for the steel I-hooks/connectors and 12 hours for the 4-steel hooks with attached steel chain links.