AQUEOUS CLEANING

Test to Find Answers to a Cleaning Solution Dilemma

Finding the best cleaning fluid for a specific application is possible by carrying out practical trials, backed by lab analyses.

On the Line Podcast

PF’s On the Line podcast presents stories from the world of finishing in the voices of those who are in the trenches doing the work. Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform.

EcoClean's EcoCcore Now Manufactured in U.S.

Location gives customers in North America more immediate access to knowledge, skills and resources for training, parts and service. 
#workforcedevelopment

Trimac Showcases Small Parts Powder Coating

System designed and developed to wash, dry, coat and cure small parts within small footprint.
#curing

A Conversation with Joe McChesney, Kyzen

The global product line manager for solvents at Kyzen has more than 39 years of experience with solvent and aqueous cleaning processes, and has served on the EPA/Clean Air Advisory Board.
#leadership

Finishing Hall of Fame

  • 2019 Finishing Hall of Fame Inductees

    Class includes Frank Altmayer, Arthur Brace, Ken Kreeger, Marc LeBaron, Ray Lucas, Joseph Manzoli, Jerry Poll, William Safranek and Don Snyder.

  • 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Frederick Gumm, John Horner, Dr. Leslie Lancy, John Lindstedt and Milt Stevenson Sr. were elected by a panel for their contributions to the surface finishing industry.

  • 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Jack Berg, Nathan Feldstein, George Hogaboom, Joseph Kushner, Harold Read and Charles Walker are honored.

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How To Reduce Steps Required In Nonferrous Surface Finishing

Mike Valenti

Mike Valenti

Product Manager, Cleaners and Nonferrous Surface Preparation, Hubbard-Hall

The finishing of parts made from various copper and aluminum alloys traditionally require many distinct and separate process steps, and Hubbard-Hall’s Mike Valenti explains how both come with their own unique needs .

The cleaning and surface preparation of nonferrous, soft metals can require multiple and complex steps. Manufacturers using these alloys continue to require more efficient and less complex processes. The finishing of parts made from various copper and aluminum alloys traditionally require many distinct and separate process steps, and both come with their own unique needs. Below we discuss the specific challenges that come with finishing copper ...READ MORE

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Top Reasons to Switch to a Better Cleaning Fluid

Venesia Hurtubise from MicroCare says switching to the new modern cleaning fluids will have a positive impact on your cleaning process.
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Choosing the Right Vapor Degreasing Method

Venesia Hurtubise with MicroCare says experience and expertise are helpful in optimizing and developing cleaning cycles that will best suit a specific job.
#asktheexpert #vacuum-vapor

INNOVATIONS IN AQUEOUS CLEANING TECHNOLOGY

Safechem Dualene 1601 S Marks First Pure Modified Alcohol

Safechem is launching its Dualene 1601 S, a pre-stabilized modified alcohol designed to enhance process stability in high-precision metal cleaning.

Ransohoff Cell-U-Clean RTL Washer is Compact and Efficient

Ransohoff’s Cell-U-Clean Return to Load spray cabinet is an efficient high-volume cleaning solution with a compact footprint and low energy usage.

MicroCare's Stereze Product Line Receives FDA Registration

MicroCare has received FDA registration for its Stereze Hand Sanitizer line, which encompasses a spray, a gel and wipes.

Q8Oils' MM20 Removes Ferrous Contamination From Fluids

Q8Oils’ Eclipse Magnetics MicroMag MM20 boasts excellent ferrous filtration capabilities, as seen in a test run with its customer Twiflex.

Exair's FullStream Nozzle Produces Conical Rinsing Spray

Exair’s 1/4-NPT FullStream liquid atomizing spray nozzle provides a full cone spray pattern for pressurized liquids.

BHC's Range of Precision Cleaning Solutions Designed for Sustainability

BHC's Aquavantage aqueous detergents enable improved parts cleaning and degreasing, broad material compatibility and is said to reduce costs.
#surfin #sustainability