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Title: Limonene and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol cleaning agent

Abstract

The present invention is a tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol and limonene or terpineol cleaning agent and method for formulating and/or using the cleaning agent. This cleaning agent effectively removes both polar and nonpolar contaminants from various electrical and mechanical parts and is readily used without surfactants, thereby reducing the need for additional cleaning operations. The cleaning agent is warm water rinsable without the use of surfactants. The cleaning agent can be azeotropic, enhancing ease of use in cleaning operations and ease of recycling.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Honeywell International Inc
OSTI Identifier:
228049
Patent Number(s):
5,514,294
Application Number:
PAN: 8-343,651
Assignee:
AlliedSignal Inc., Morristown, NJ (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00613
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 7 May 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; SOLVENTS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; SURFACE CLEANING; MACHINE PARTS; ALCOHOLS; SOLUBILITY

Citation Formats

Bohnert, G W, Carter, R D, Hand, T E, and Powers, M T. Limonene and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol cleaning agent. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Bohnert, G W, Carter, R D, Hand, T E, & Powers, M T. Limonene and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol cleaning agent. United States.
Bohnert, G W, Carter, R D, Hand, T E, and Powers, M T. Tue . "Limonene and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol cleaning agent". United States.
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abstractNote = {The present invention is a tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol and limonene or terpineol cleaning agent and method for formulating and/or using the cleaning agent. This cleaning agent effectively removes both polar and nonpolar contaminants from various electrical and mechanical parts and is readily used without surfactants, thereby reducing the need for additional cleaning operations. The cleaning agent is warm water rinsable without the use of surfactants. The cleaning agent can be azeotropic, enhancing ease of use in cleaning operations and ease of recycling.},
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