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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Client Information



Client Number 47 (Manufacturer of Computer Parts)


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Project Number 1



Summary: The lab has found a couple of possibly cleaners for the client.

Test Objective: To improve cleaning process to remove drawing oil from fabricated parts

Problems with Current Method: Have no cleaning system

Purpose of Cleaning: To remove excess oil for handling.

Product Use: Computer components

Cleaning Chemicals: Trichloroethylene

Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 10/01/97 Find safer cleaning alternatives for oil removal Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined. 
1 10/01/97 Evaluate ultrasonic cleaning Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined. 
2 10/02/97 Determine optimum conditions for cleaning parts A follow up test, usually based on company input. 
3 10/08/97 Determine if tap water can be used for rinsing A follow up test, usually based on company input. 
4 10/22/97 Project status update Technology Transfer.