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Project Number 1
Summary:Several trials were conducted in attempt to identify an alternative cleaner that would work as well as the current three acid mixture. A phosphoric based product was found to work faster and better than the current cleaning process. Piloting of the product was conducted at the lab with client. Future on-site testing will be conducted to verify performance under specific operating conditions.
Test Objective:Explore alternative methods of removing/cleaning-off mold release agent present on cast composite parts.
Product Use:Heat sinks for electronics
Project Number 2
Summary:Evaluated CO2 snow and Baking Soda blasting for improving the surface finish of an aluminum plate. The baking soda resulted in a flat finish and the CO2 only slightly improved the finish.
Test Objective:To determine a method for replacing an abrasive disc finish on an aluminum part.
Product Use:Electronic mfr