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The Cleaning Zone is a library of all things industrial cleaning and pretreatment. From aqueous to solvent and ultrasonic to blast, this site-within-a-site is your ultimate resource for cleaning articles, suppliers and products.

 

PF Zone: Parts Cleaning

Just How Clean Is Clean?

Most finishing consultants have lost count of the number of times that inadequate cleaning and pretreatment was the cause of defective painting or plating. Skip plating, blistering, delamination—these are just some of the commonly found defects caused by poor cleaning. more(+)

Solvon Meeting Military Inspection

Poly Systems in Deer Park, NY has released an updated version of its Solvon FB cleaning solvent blends consisting of a high-purity, patented combination of n-propyl bromide and pentafluorobutane. more(+)

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Molly Kellogg Is New CEO At Hubbard-Hall
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This assessment identifies and evaluates potentially safer alternatives for sealant removal applications. The sealant removal performance of the alternatives was evaluated using a designed experiment.
Bath Tank Cleaner Reduces Operating Cost
The Koch Rejuvenator is designed to clean baths more often than other tank dumping operations at a lower operating cost.
Dry-off and Cure Ovens Offer Energy Efficient Solutions for Finishing Applications
Rapid Engineering features ovens with fully modulating burners with a 40:1 turndown ratio that use direct-fired burners.
Pretreatment Process Improves Performance on Inconsistent Quality Metals
An alternative to zirconium processes that are often not powerful enough to handle the mill scale, laser scale, and welds found on many assemblies.

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