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Cleaning Trial Summary

Auto Maintenance :: TSR #13-A-201


The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance and automate their cleaning process.

Cleaning Trial Type
150 to 160⁰F
Time Required
Transmission Manufacturing
2 to 4 hours
Auto Maintenance
Aluminum, Steel
Baked on Carbon, Drawing Lube, Grease, Grime, Oil, Shop Dirt
Description of Part(s)
Steel and aluminum transmission parts
Cleaner Used
Machine Used
  1. Spray Under Immersion Washer (Graymills T12, Graymills T24, SK 81.8 w/SUI)
  2. Agitating Immersion Washer (SK 81.8, Graymills T12, Graymills T24)
  3. Spray Washer (JRI TL3, JRI FL250, JRI FL500, Better Engineering G-2000)
Post Cleaning

Fresh water rinse and air pressure dried

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 2 hours or at 150⁰F in an Agitating Immersion Washer or a Spray Under Immersion Washer for a minimum of 4 hours.