Cleaning Trial Summary


The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance and automate their cleaning process.

Cleaning Trial Type
Time Required
Ammunition parts
15-30 minutes
Electrical Manufacturing
Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Steel
Cutting Fluids, Oil
Description of Part(s)
Assorted steel bolts/connectors, stainless steel bolts/connectors, aluminum connectors and small stainless steel connector/plugs
Cleaner Used

10% by volume ARMAKLEEN™ M-HP-2

Machine Used

Spray Under Immersion Washer (Graymills T12, Graymills T24, SK Model 81.8 w/SUI)

Post Cleaning

No fresh water rinse and air dried for trial #1. Trial #2 also did not go through a fresh water rinse but was dipped/soaked in 3% solution of ArmaKleen™ M-RP for 10 minutes and then air dried.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 10% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ M-HP-2 at 160°F in a Spray-Under Immersion Washer (no fresh water rinse) for a minimum of 15-30 minutes or a 10% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ M-HP-2 (no fresh water rinse and a 3% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ M-RP soak/dip for 10 minutes) for a minimum of 15-30 minutes.