TSR #17-A-131

Before
After

Cleaning Trial Summary

 

The customer was looking to improve their cleaning performance.

Cleaning Trial Type
Temperature
Aqueous
160°F
Industry
Time Required
Truck Manufacturing
15-30 minutes
Segment
Substrate
Fabricated Metal Product
Aluminum
Soil
Grease, Oil, Soldering flux
Description of Part(s)
an assortment of aluminum piping
Cleaner Used
Machine Used

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

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

Post Cleaning

The soldered areas were brushed with a nylon bristle brush during the fresh water rinse and air pressure drying processes.

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 10% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ M-100 BCR at 160°F in a Spray-Under Immersion Washer for a minimum of 15-30 minutes.