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Immersion and ultrasonic testing with aqueous and terpenes proved ineffective. Spray washing with Alconox did have positive results.

Test Objective:

Identify a cleaning solvent that does not leave a residue on machine parts and bearings.
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 10/15/1997 Find cleaners to remove grease. Test showed little or no promise.
1 10/20/1997 Find additional cleaners for grease cleaning Test showed little or no promise.
2 10/21/1997 Evaluate ultrasonic cleaning of grease Test showed little or no promise.
3 10/23/1997 Evalaute low pressure washer for grease cleaning Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.