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To evaluate products with better pH values for adhesive removal
Eight products were selected from the laboratory's web database, www.cleanersolutions.org, based on supplied information from the client. Each product was used at full strength and room temperature.
Glass coupons were contaminated with a strip of the supplied adhesive tape. coupons were then cleaned with each solution.
Cleaning was performed by soaking a WypAll X60 reinforced paper towel with the cleaning solution. The coupons were then manually wiped for up to 2 minutes. Visual observations were made and recorded during cleaning.
Five of the eight products removed the adhesive within 1 minute of the manual wiping. The table lists the amount of time required to remove the adhesive from the glass surface.
|Free & Clear||36 seconds|
|Scout Glass & Surface||37 seconds - foamy, could be diluted|
|Kernel Clean||45 seconds|
|Clean Environment Glass||57 seconds|
|Biorenewable Glass||79 seconds - foamy|
|SC More Than Glass||22 seconds|
|EnviroCare Glass||71 seconds - foamy, could be diluted|
|Smart Solve 605||Over 2 minutes|
Success Rating:A follow up test, usually based on company input.
The five products with the shortest required cleaning times will be evaluated on the EVA film.