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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

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Client Number 3 (Capacitor Manufacturer)


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Project Number 1



Summary: Aqueous cleaning chemistry, Daraclean 232, was found to effectively remove machining & stamping fluids from tin-plated steel capacitor cans & covers. With an agitated immersion process both Hydraking 32AW & Kutwell 40 were removed.

Test Objective: Identifying an alternative cleaning process to replace TCE vapor degreasing of capacitor cans and covers.

Problems with Current Method: Uses a hazardous solvent

Purpose of Cleaning: remove contaminants

Product Use: Capacitor cans and covers

Cleaning Chemicals: Trichloroethylene

Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 01/05/95 To evaluate ultrasonic and immersion cleaning. Final Report.