TSR #16-A-076

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, reduce their cleaning costs, eliminate hazardous chemical/waste and reduce VOCs.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Aqueous
160°F
Industry
Time Required
Aerospace
30 minutes
Segment
Substrate
Fabricated Metal Product
Aluminum, Steel
Soil
Cutting Fluids, Grease, Grime, Oil, Shop Dirt, Wax
Description of Part(s)
Four aluminum plates/bar and two steel die/connectors
Cleaner Used
Machine Used

Agitating Immersion Washer (SK Model 81.8, Graymills T24)

Post Cleaning

Fresh water rinse followed by air pressure drying.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 5% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ 4 in 1 Cleaner at 150°F in an Agitating Immersion Washer for a minimum of 30 minutes.