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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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Another rust-loosening technique that helps when working with smaller parts is to degrease and boil them in water.
Three Neptune 110 v hot water pressure washers, produced by NILFISK-ALTO, were used recently by cleaning contractors, Quality People Ltd, to degrease a forty-year old 18,500 [m.
They are TCE (trichloroethylene), which is generally used to degrease metal parts, but is also an ingredient in adhesives, paint removers, typewriter correction fluids and spot removers; and PCE (tetrachloroethylene, also known as perchloroethylene), a dry-cleaning solvent.
Traditionally jobbing painters and/or manufacturers of parts who have to subsequently degrease and then paint or powder coat have had the same problems that they have learnt to live with.
Ultra Shield manufactures a broad line of water-based products to clean, deodorize, degrease and disinfect.
Midland Deburr and Finish have recently secured a contract to degrease aluminium components which are used in the centre console assembly for the brand new recently released Range Rover model.
Surface improvement and degreasing specialists Midland Deburr and Finish will degrease the gearbox casings for the sporting giants, who wish to remain unnamed.
Phosclean 90 will degrease and provide an amorphous iron phosphate coating for improved paint adhesion the product can be used single or two-stage according to the level of contamination.
The MecWash AVD system is a self-contained, stand alone unit which cleans and degreases components held within a single rotating, oscillating or static drum.
The KleenJet[TM] Steamer Ultra 600 is a completely safe system that increases productivity up to 50% and reduces chemical usage up to 90%; it sanitizes, deodorizes, and degreases using ordinary tap water.