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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Aqueous Alternatives for Cleaning Measurement Instrumentation

Title:
Aqueous Alternatives for Cleaning Measurement Instrumentation

Abstract:
Rosemount Aerospace Inc. in Burnsville, Minnesota, used TCA during sensor cleaning at a large manufacturer of aircraft data instrumentation. After sensor assembly, the TCA comes in contact with silicone oil during testing to remove the oil before a soldering process. Aqueous cleaners tested on the sensors removed light oils and fingerprints at least as well as the existing vapor degreasing system and eliminated worker exposure to TCA.

URL:
http://www.mntap.umn.edu/mach/resources/Rose-it6.htm

Source:
Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)

Resource Type:
Case study/success story

Date of Publication:
1994

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