TSR #13-A-157

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Cleaning Trial Summary

 

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance and reduce rework and reject rate.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Aqueous
160⁰F
Industry
Time Required
Medical OEM Implant Manufacture
10 minutes to 2.5 hours
Segment
Substrate
Fabricated Metal Product
Stainless Steel
Soil
Drawing Lube, Oil
Description of Part(s)
Round and square cross section stainless steel rods
Cleaner Used
Machine Used
  1. Agitating Immersion Washer (SK 81.8, Graymills T12, Graymills T24)
  2. Spray Under Immersion Washer (Graymills T12, Graymills T24, SK 81.8 w/ SUI)
Post Cleaning

Deionized water rinse followed by air pressure drying.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommended using 5% by volume ArmaKleen™ 4 in 1 Cleaner at 160⁰F in a Spray Under Immersion Washer for a minimum of 45 minutes to 1 hour for the round cross section rods and for a minimum of 2 to 2.5 hours for the square cross section rods.