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Project Number 1

Summary:

Ongoing efforts to replace mechanical grinding the parts cleaned. Two products were identified and will be tested by the client.

Test Objective:

To find bio-friendly cleaners for one of our processes.

Product Use:

For our painting sections of our manufacturing process
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 09/28/2007 To screen potential cleaning products for removing paint/resin from steel parts Preliminary compatibility tests on substrate coupons encouraging for at least one cleaning chemistry. More in-depth laboratory testing necessary.
1 11/19/2007 To screen potential cleaning products for removing paint/resin from steel parts Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
2 10/19/2007 To screen potential cleaning products for removing paint/resin from steel parts A follow up test, usually based on company input.
3 11/29/2007 To screen potential cleaning products for removing paint/resin from steel parts A follow up test, usually based on company input.
4 12/05/2007 To screen potential cleaning products for removing paint/resin from steel parts A follow up test, usually based on company input.
5 12/10/2007 To screen potential cleaning products for removing paint/resin from steel parts A follow up test, usually based on company input.
6 09/25/2007 To remove resin from equipment as part of maintenance of equipment Technology Transfer.
7 01/29/2008 To remove resin from equipment as part of maintenance of equipment Technology Transfer.
8 04/29/2008 To conduct on-site testing of laboratory tested alternative products for removing resin from equipment as part of maintenance of equipment. Technology Transfer.

Project Number 2

Test Objective:

To help reduce worker expose to PVC offgassing during equipment clean up.

Product Use:

Manufacturing of pvc tubing
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 11/03/2008 To conduct walk through of facility to determine current process and existing problems Technology Transfer.
1 11/06/2008 To identify possible cleaning product for PVC removal. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
2 11/07/2008 To evaluate products from previous trial at higher temperatures. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
3 12/11/2008 To identify additional cleaning products for PVC removal. A follow up test, usually based on company input.
4 01/15/2009 To evaluate products on ink removal from galvanized steel using manual wiping. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
5 01/20/2009 To evaluate selected products for ink removal from supplied parts using manual wiping. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.