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Trial Report



Trial Number 477

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Using non-toxic aqueous cleaning products to remove cutting/tapping fluid off of steel using a manuel wipe method.

Date Run: 02/25/09

Experiment Procedure:
Weigh the steel coupons to get an original weight before adding the cutting/tapping fluid. The weigh the dirty coupons get a second reading. Setup the manual wipe machine for 20 cycles = 30 seconds and add the cleaning solution to the coupons that is designated to be tested with this cleaning product. After that reweigh the coupons to get a final reading and see what percentage of the tapping/cutting fluid has been taken off.

Trial Results
Cleaner Initial wt   Final wt     % Removed
Brulin Corp. - Aquavantage                        
        0.0500        -0.0010        102.00
        0.1000        -0.0063        106.30
        0.0760        -0.0070        109.21
Ecolink - Pinnacle                        
        0.1760        -0.0012        100.68
        0.1569        -0.0069        104.40
        0.1607        -0.0016        101.00
Innovative Organics inc - Amber Clean                         
        0.1387        -0.0014        101.01
        0.1016        -0.0019        101.87
        0.2642        -0.0085        103.22
Magnaflux - Daraclean 238                        
        0.0972        -0.0072        107.41
        0.1094        -0.0061        105.58
        0.1389        -0.0057        104.10
Magnaflux - Daraclean 236                        
        0.2343        -0.0062        102.65
        0.2924        -0.0021        100.72
        0.1436        -0.0021        101.46
US Poly Chem Corp. - Polyspray jet 790 xs
        0.1713        -0.0052        103.04
        0.1834        -0.0067        103.65
        0.2302        -0.0070        103.04
Warren Chemical company - Sea Wash Blue                        
        0.1591        -0.0027        101.70
        0.1930         0.0031         98.39
        0.2074        -0.0119        105.74


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
All of the product has passed the test with anverage cleaning average of 100+% . They are two products that need to have a second look to see if the product does coroid the product or not. They are Aquavantage 1400 and daraclean 238 on which they had a pe