TSR #13-AP-090

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Cleaning Trial Summary

 

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance, reduce rework and reject rate and eliminate hazardous chemicals and waste.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Mold Cleaning
160⁰F
Industry
Time Required
Parts molding manufacturing
1 to 3.5 hours
Segment
Substrate
Fabricated Metal Product
Ceramic Coated Graphite, Ceramic Coated Stainless Steel
Soil
Paint (Latex)
Description of Part(s)
Ceramic coated molds
Cleaner Used
Machine Used
  1. Ultrasonic Washer (SK 6315)
  2. Spray Under Immersion Washer (Graymills T12, Graymills T24, SK 81.8 w/ SUI)
  3. Spray Washer (JRI TL3, JRI FL250, JRI FL500, Better Engineering G-2000)
Post Cleaning

Fresh 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 an Ultrasonic Washer or a Spray Under Immersion Washer for a minimum of 1 hour. The ArmaKleen Technical Center also recommended using 100% by volume ArmaKleen™ Paint and Ink Remover at 160⁰F in an Ultrasonic Washer, a Spray Under Immersion Washer or a Spray Washer for a minimum of 1 to 3.5 hours.