Cleaning Trial Summary


The customers was looking to improve their cleaning performance, automate their cleaning process, reduce rework and reject rate and reduce their cleaning costs.

Cleaning Trial Type
150°F – 160°F
Time Required
Transportation parts distribution and manufacturing
30 minutes to 3+ hours
Trucking & Transportation
Aluminum, Brass, Rubber, Steel
Baked on Carbon, Cutting Fluids, Grease, Grime, Liquid epoxy paint, Oil, Rust/Oxides, Shop Dirt, Unknown Paint
Description of Part(s)
An assortment of steel, aluminum and brass machine parts. Some of the parts have rubber gaskets.
Cleaner Used
Machine Used

·         Ultrasonic Washer (SK Blackstone model 6315) (Soak Only)

·         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

Fresh rinse followed by air pressure drying 

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 10% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ M-100 BCR or a 5%-10% by volume of ArmaKleen™ 4 in 1 Cleaner and/or a 100% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ Paint and Ink Remover at 150°F-160°F in a Spray-Under Immersion Washer, a Spray Washer and/or an Ultrasonic Washer for a minimum of 30 minutes to 3+ hours.