TSR #17-A-013

Before
After

Cleaning Trial Summary

 

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance and reduce rework and reject rate.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Aqueous
150°F - 160°F
Industry
Time Required
Chemical Manufacturer
1 hour
Segment
Substrate
Chemical Manufacturing
Aluminum, Steel
Soil
Baked on Carbon, Grease, Oil, Shop Dirt
Description of Part(s)
An assortment of three stainless steel brackets with an aluminum bolt/screw in each bracket and one stainless steel u-brace.
Cleaner Used
Machine Used
  • Agitating Immersion Washer (SK model 81.8, Graymills T24)
  • Ultrasonic Washer (Blackstone model 6315)
Post Cleaning

Soiled areas were lightly scrapped with edge of putty knife. Holes were lightly brushed with nylon bristle bottle brush during the fresh water rinsing and air pressure drying.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 5% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ 4 in 1 Cleaner at 160°F in an Ultrasonic Washer for a minimum of 1 hour.