Before
After

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 reduce VOCs.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Paint
150°F – 160°F
Industry
Time Required
OEM Parts Manufacturing
18 to 24 hours
Segment
Substrate
Machine Manufacturing
Steel
Soil
Liquid urethane paint, UV Paint
Description of Part(s)
Connector hooks, roller, plate
Cleaner Used
Machine Used

1.       Agitating Immersion Washer (SK 81.8, Graymills T12, Graymills T24)

2.       Ultrasonic Washer (Blackstone model SK 6315)

Post Cleaning

Fresh water rinse followed by air pressure drying.  Several areas were lightly brushed with a nylon bristle brush during the fresh water rinse.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommended using 100% by volume ArmaKleen™ Paint and Ink Remover at 150°F in either an Agitating Immersion Washer for a minimum of 20-24 hours or in an Ultrasonic Washer for a minimum of 18 hours.