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Part of a joint venture between EPA, TURI and RI DEM to reduce the use of TCE in the Providence, RI area, one trial was conducted on this client’s buffing compound. Several products, Matchless Metal Polish Co, MC 132, US Polychem Corporation Polyspray Jet 790 XS, Magnaflux Daraclean 283, Man Gill Chemical Company Gillite 0650 Cl, Jackson Lee Clean All 336 (current cleaner), were successful in removing the buffing compound, the next step will be to evaluate these cleaners on supplied parts. Client will be evaluating the Matchless MC 132 on their own.

Test Objective:

To determine if current cleaner is best alternative for removing buffing compound using ultrasonic energy.

Product Use:

Military Metals and Fishing lures
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 09/12/2006 To compare current cleaning alternative with other products. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.