TSR #13-A-066

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Cleaning Trial Summary

 

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning process, automate their cleaning process and reduce rework and reject rate.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Aqueous
160⁰F
Industry
Time Required
Thread manufacturing
15 minutes
Segment
Substrate
Electrical Manufacturing
Plastic
Soil
Grease, Grime, Oil
Description of Part(s)
Plastic spools
Cleaner Used
Machine Used
  1. Spray Washer (TL3, FL250, FL500)
  2. Spray Under Immersion Washer (T12, T24, 40.1, 81.8 w/SUI)
  3. Agitating Immersion Washer (81.8, T12, T24)
Post Cleaning

Fresh water rinse followed by air pressure drying. Light brushing with a nylon bristle brush was used on the trials in the Spray Under Immersion Washer and Agitating Immersion Washer.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommended using 5% by volume ArmaKleen™ 4 in 1 Cleaner at 160⁰F in a Spray Washer for a minimum of 15 minutes.