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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 364

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 06/01/03

Experiment Procedure:
Cleaning: Brush on gel/paste strippers in one thick coat.
Run Time: Let sit 1 hour (60 min)
Removal: manual scrape with plastic spatula/scraper (home depot general paint scraper)
Drying: 72 hour dry time to allow for evaporation of strippers from wood.

Trial Results
03-WD-PA-6-
Wood-Paint Product
Poplar-Water SI #4   Peel Away #7   Safety peel   Force 9   Green     Strypeeze
Coupon 1     48.4349   45.3328      49.9197       41.7706   44.8276   45.8112
Coupon 2     44.2465   50.8301      52.2581       50.0474   47.6991   40.0320
Coupon 3     43.3989   45.4668      45.0079       54.4937   50.5932   48.9247
Average      45.3601   47.2099      49.0619       48.7706   47.7066   44.9227
Std Dev       2.6964    3.1359       3.7004        6.4569    2.8828    4.5125


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion