TSR #12-P-198

Before Picture
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After Picture
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Cleaning Trial Summary

 

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance, reduce their cleaning costs and reduce their VOC’s.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Powder Coat Paint
160⁰F
Industry
Time Required
OEM appliance manufacture
5 to 6 hours
Segment
Substrate
Fabricated Metal Product
Steel
Soil
Hybrid powder coat paint
Description of Part(s)
Steel wire racks
Cleaner Used
Machine Used

Agitating Immersion Washer (81.8)

Spray Washer (TL3, FL250, FL500)

Post Cleaning

Lightly brushed with a nylon bristle brush, especially where the wire bars join the framework of the wire rack, during the fresh water rinse followed by air pressure drying.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommended using 100% by volume ArmaKleen™ Paint and Ink remover at 160⁰F in an Agitating Immersion Washer or a Spray Washer for a minimum of 5 to 6 hours.  It was also recommended that the customer use a stainless steel or nylon bristle brush during the fresh water rinse.