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Client #315

Project Number 1

Summary:

Eight of the ten removed more than 80% of the grease after one minute of cleaning. Two products removed more than 90%. On-site testing to be scheduled.

Test Objective:

Alternative safer cleaners to remove oils off copper/brass alloy strips
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 12/12/2008 To identify possible cleaners for ink removal using manual cleaning Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
1 12/15/2008 To identify additional alternatives for ink removal using manual wiping Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
2 12/22/2008 To evaluate successful products on supplied oil using manual wiping. A follow up test, usually based on company input.
3 12/22/2008 To evaluate effective products on supplied white lithium grease using manual wiping. A follow up test, usually based on company input.
4 11/24/2008 Conduct on-site assessment of current acetone and methanol cleaning processes Technology Transfer.