The Boeing Co. and Spirit AeroSystems have approved Petroferm’s CleanSafe 787C Aqueous Cleaner for use on carbon fiber reinforced plastics. The product will be on display at PCx 2011. It is currently the only aqueous cleaning product on the market approved by both OEMs for cleaning composite structures including those materials found in Boeing BMS 8-212, 8-392, 8-256, 8-276, the comapny says.
CleanSafe 787C is a high performance aqueous cleaning solution designed for spray-in-air and agitated immersion equipment. It is selected when a non-foaming, non-scaling cleaner with excellent substrate compatibility and low environmental impact is required. CleanSafe 787C is also safe for use on bare, alodined and anodized aluminium, carbon steel, copper and copper alloys, magnesium, stainless steel and titanium, the company says, adding that it is even approved for use on faying surfaces in accordance with Boeing BAC 5763 Emulsion Cleaning and Aqueous Degreasing process specification.
CleanSafe 787C is a approved by Boeing, GEAE, Honeywell Aerospace, IAE, Messier-Dowty, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce and Spirit AeroSystems.