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Client #131

Jewelry

Jewelry Mfr

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Project Number 1

Summary:

Ran database search to identify similar cleaning & drying protocol. Sent copies of reports to client.

Test Objective:

To find a safer drying method. Want to replace isopropyl alcohol for drying copper tubes.
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 06/01/2000 Information request Technology Transfer.

Project Number 2

Summary:

Testing to date has been conducted over a one-week period on four contaminants using immersion cleaning with no rinsing and air drying. An attempt was made during the evaluations to identify a product that could be used on all of the contaminants. Many products were identified to meet this requirement. Of the fifteen products tested, eight were successful for each contaminant.

Test Objective:

To identify an alternative to TCE for vapor degreasing jewelry pieces

Product Use:

Jewelry
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 05/03/2004 To identify alternative to TCE in vapor degreasing operation. Evaluation of products on first soil Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
1 05/04/2004 To evaluate alternatives on second supplied contaminant Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
2 05/05/2004 To evaluate successful products on third supplied contaminant Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
3 05/06/2004 To evaluate products on fourth supplied contaminant Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
4 05/07/2004 To evaluate an additional five products on the first contaminant A follow up test, usually based on company input.
5 05/07/2004 To evaluate three additional products on second supplied soil. A follow up test, usually based on company input.
6 05/07/2004 To evaluate three products on the third supplied soil A follow up test, usually based on company input.

Project Number 3

Test Objective:

L & G 2016
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 08/29/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s #4 Master draw 419TT from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
1 09/09/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s #4 Master draw 419TT from aluminuml surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
2 08/30/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s #4 Master draw 419TT from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
3 09/21/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s #4 Master draw 419TT from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
4 09/01/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s XXAluminum #19 from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
5 09/22/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s XXAluminum #19 from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals.
6 09/25/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s #9 Marvel Mystery from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
7 09/07/2016 To evaluate the effectiveness of various cleaners in removing Marvel Mystery Oil from aluminum. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
8 09/08/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s #1 Masterdraw from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
9 09/07/2016 To evaluate the effectiveness of various cleaners in removing Masterdraw L240B from aluminum coupons. A follow up test, usually based on company input.
10 09/02/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s Burn Free #5 Lubeatube P9616A from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. A follow up test, usually based on company input.
11 09/15/2016 To find the best fit product for cleaning Leach Garner’s Burn Free #5 Lubeatube P9616A from copper and stainless steel surfaces meant to resemble the cleaning of precious metals. A follow up test, usually based on company input.

Project Number 4

Test Objective:

To replace perchloroethylene as a degreaser to remove lubricating oils from silver and gold parts.

Product Use:

tubing, jewelry, and instruments
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 05/09/2018 To identify the hardest lubricating oils to remove from gold and silver substrates. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.