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Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products
Basic cleaning performance testing was conducted using ASTM G122 as the bases for cleaning.
Cleaning: 5 min. immersion cleaning at 120 F with stir-bar agitation
Rinsing: 1/2 min. manual with water at 120 F.
Drying: Left for air drying for 17 hours
1. Paraffin wax: Stevenson Bro & Co. Inc. - Petroleum wax
2. Citco cutting oil NC 425
Cas #: 64742-65-0, 64741-88-4, 64741-89-5, 64742-54-7
3. Lubricating Oil: Nevastane Safeguard-6: ELF Lubricants
Cas #: 64742-47-8, 8042-47-5, 9003-29-6
Success Rating:Preliminary compatibility tests on substrate coupons encouraging for at least one cleaning chemistry. More in-depth laboratory testing necessary.