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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

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Client Number 74 (Aluminum Job Shop)


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Project Number 1



Summary: Lab first found a semi-aqueous solution. Additional testing was conducted on a second possible oil which was water based. Hot water proved to be effective in removing this second oil.

Test Objective: Want to bring cleaning in-house.

Problems with Current Method: cleaned at other sites

Cleaning Chemicals: None

Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 07/13/98 To find a cleaner to replace their current use of Aliphatic Petroleum Distillates Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined. 
1 07/15/98 Evaluate cleaners using increased time and concentration. Test inconclusive. 
2 07/23/98 Evaluate semi-aqueous cleaners Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined. 
3 08/28/98 To compare water with other aqueous products in the removal of the new oil. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.