TSR #13-P-186

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Cleaning Trial Summary

 

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance, automate their cleaning process, reduce their cleaning costs, eliminate hazardous chemicals and waste and recover scrap parts.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Varnish
160⁰F
Industry
Time Required
Parts manufacturing
18 to 24 hours
Segment
Substrate
Furniture Manufacturing
Steel
Soil
Butyl acetate varnish
Description of Part(s)
Steel hooks
Cleaner Used
Machine Used
  1. Agitating Immersion Washer (SK 81.8, Graymills T12, Graymills T24)
  2. Spray Washer (JRI TL3, JRI FL250, JRI FL500, Better Engineering G-2000)
  3. Spray Under Immersion Washer (Graymills T12, Graymills T24, SK 81.8 w/SUI)
Post Cleaning

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 a Spray Under Immersion Washer, Spray Washer or Agitating Immersion Washer for a minimum of 18 to 24 hours.