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degrease

[dē′grēs]
(chemical engineering)
To remove grease from wool with chemicals.
To remove grease from hides or skins in tanning by tumbling them in solvents.
(metallurgy)
To remove grease, oil, or fatty material from a metal surface with fumes from a hot solvent.
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A development and improvement of the vapour degreasing process using stable solvents as the media to dissolve and carry the active chemicals using precursors to produce a protective crystalline primer on the metal surface.
It can be used applied undiluted for the heaviest degreasing jobs or diluted for daily degreasing.
When you're degreasing the bottom, change cleaning cloths frequently, so you don't smear old mold release around on a dirty rag.
Manipulation with large volumes of alcohol was technically complicated and therefore washing in lukewarm water with degreasing agent was used instead.
Poland is expected to report back by June 30, 2007 on the results of tests performed in the hope of finding an acceptable degreasing agent which will not affect the ozone layer.
Perc is also used in industrial degreasing operations.
The cleaner can also be used for oil-spill clean-up, general cleaning and wiping, dewaxing, degreasing, paint-line flushing and clean up, and removal of ink, tar, and adhesives.
The company makes only industrial quality parts washing systems that have all the capabilities required for efficient degreasing and cleaning in the workcell, according to the literature.
The closed-loop, high-pressure parts-cleaning system provides a cost-effective and environmentally safe solution to cleaning and degreasing.
Typically, the process involves naphtha solvents and ultrasonic vapor degreasing, followed by a light application of a rust inhibitor.
In addition, some strains produce enzymes capable of degrading nonnutritive substrates, such as trichloroethylene (TCE), a major ground water contaminant used in the dry cleaning industry and in degreasing solvents.
introduces Greaselift[TM], an innovative, non-corrosive and biodegradable kitchen degreasing solution that has the power of caustic degreasers, but does not require the use of protective gloves, goggles or aprons.