TSR #16-A-049

Before
After

Cleaning Trial Summary

 

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance, automate their cleaning process, reduce rework and reject rate, clean mixed metals together and reduce cleaning costs.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Aqueous
160°F
Industry
Time Required
Aerospace Manufacturing
0.5-1 hour for both cleaners
Segment
Substrate
Machine Manufacturing
Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Inconel, Stainless Steel
Soil
Particulate, Proprietary coating
Description of Part(s)
An assortment of connector parts
Cleaner Used

10% by volume ARMAKLEEN™ M-Aero

10% by volume ARMAKLEEN™ M-HP-2

Machine Used

·         Spray Washer (JRI TL3, JRI FL250, JRI FL500, Better Engineering G-2000

·         Ultrasonic Washer (SK Blackstone 6315)

Post Cleaning

Fresh water rinse followed by air pressure drying

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 10% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ M-Aero at 160°F in a Spray Washer for a minimum of 30 minutes to 1hour or a 10% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ M-HP-2 at 160°F in a Spray Washer for a minimum of 30 minutes to 1 hour.