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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 164

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 01/31/02

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: Aroset PS 8078, Ashland Chemical

Trial Results


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
Media Blasting with baking soda is very ineffective on tacky adhesive. Used coupons 20 - 25 from trial 161. Did media blasting on 23 - 25 for standard time of 10 - 20 seconds with poor results. Media blasted coupons 20 - 22 for much longer time frame