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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 156

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 01/18/02

Experiment Procedure:
Cleaning: Media Blast with Baking Soda in machine from BSC Co Inc, Blasted each coupon 20-30 seconds under pressure of 80-100 psi
Rinsing: 1/2 minute with tap water, manual, at 120 F
Drying: Heat gun at 500 F
Contaminant: ITW Dykem, Ink, Steel blue-DX-

Trial Results


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
Media Blasting was found to be effective for both sets of coupons. First set had one coat of the ink on it and the second set had three. The blasting took approximately 2 minutes for a set of three coupons.