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Title: Limonene and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol cleaning agent

Abstract

The present invention is a tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol and limonene 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
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
541720
Patent Number(s):
5,679,631
Application Number:
PAN: 8-577,723
Assignee:
AlliedSignal, Inc., Morristown, NJ (United States) PTO; SCA: 400201; 320302; PA: EDB-97:141963; SN: 97001865592
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00613
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 21 Oct 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; TERPENES; ALCOHOLS; CHEMICAL PREPARATION; SOLVENT PROPERTIES; USES; ORGANIC SOLVENTS; SURFACE CLEANING; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; MACHINE PARTS

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., 1997. 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 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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