caustic wash

caustic wash

[′kȯ·stik ′wäsh]
(chemistry)
Treating a product with a solution of caustic soda to remove impurities.
The solution itself.
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Machinery has to withstand caustic wash down environments -- "Because so much is at stake in the sanitation arena regarding food and beverage production, effective wash down is critical to achieving long term manufacturing success in the food and beverage industry," said Mitchell.
Thermoplastic housings are an effective alternative in high moisture environments with caustic wash down solutions.
The thinner foil completely dissolves in the caustic bath, extending the caustic wash efficiency by up to 10%.
The hot caustic wash water melts and disperses the hot melt adhesive, releasing the label from the bottle.
It will comprise a mining assembly facility for mining trucks and excavators, a remanufacturing workshop, a specialised paint booth and a wash bay with caustic wash and soda blast station.
Two composite samples have been tested using a multi-stage leach process involving initial caustic wash followed by acid leach at a range of concentrations.
Beer and beverage glass bottlers can take advantage of black returnable bottling ink that not only improves ink code adhesion when printed onto cold-filled, returnable glass bottles, but also can be removed easily during a standard caustic wash process employing commonly used wash additives such as a surfactant or a detergent when bottles are returned for refilling.
This process takes around two hours and actually involves me climbing inside the now-cooled copper to handclean it before a caustic wash the following day.
If a stainless steel sealed electric motor is too expensive, a gearbox assembly too heavy and a specially designed inverter panel/enclosure too cumbersome - and neither offer the reliable immunity to high pressure or caustic wash downs that you really need - then an air motor might be just the solution you have been looking for.
Its sanitary design makes it easy to clean and simple to maintain, and it withstands caustic wash downs.
These touch screens are designed for high-pressure caustic wash downs.
Following cut-off, the casting goes through a caustic wash or a shotblasting operation to remove any traces of the shell.