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Musical Instrument Manufacturer

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Project Number 1

Summary:

An immersion system using an aqueous cleaner, Oakite Inproclean 3800, was found but not implemented at the facility due to personnel changes. System was used by personnel which left the company.

Test Objective:

General purpose degreasing prior to lacquering

Product Use:

tuba mouth piece
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 05/10/1995 Preliminary testing Preliminary compatibility tests on substrate coupons encouraging for at least one cleaning chemistry. More in-depth laboratory testing necessary.
1 05/11/1995 Cleaning trial with coupons Test incomplete or inconclusive.
2 05/11/1995 Evaluate Calgon Geo-Guard 2215 Test incomplete or inconclusive.
3 05/11/1995 Evaluation of Oakite Inproclean 3800 Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
4 05/18/1995 Compaer Inproclean 3800 and LPS Precision clean Results suggest a scale-up feasible match for cleaning chemistry and equipment. Pilot plant study with actual parts recommended.
5 05/18/1995 Further evalution of two products Test showed little or no promise.
6 06/27/1995 Determine if Lacq-off will affect finish of parts Test incomplete or inconclusive.

Project Number 2

Test Objective:

Temp
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 12/31/1969