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
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.