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Title: Limonene and tetrahydrofurfurly 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:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3]
  1. (Harrisonville, MO)
  2. (Lee's Summit, MO)
  3. (Santa Rosa, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Kansas City Plant (KCP), Kansas City, MO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871194
Patent Number(s):
5679631
Application Number:
08/577,723
Assignee:
AlliedSignal, Inc. (Morristown, NJ) KCP
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00613
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
limonene; tetrahydrofurfurly; alcohol; cleaning; agent; tetrahydrofurfuryl; method; formulating; effectively; removes; polar; nonpolar; contaminants; various; electrical; mechanical; readily; surfactants; reducing; additional; operations; warm; water; rinsable; azeotropic; enhancing; ease; recycling; warm water; cleaning operations; agent effective; cleaning agent; tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol; various electrical; furfuryl alcohol; effectively removes; cleaning operation; alcohol cleaning; agent effectively; effectively remove; /510/134/252/

Citation Formats

Bohnert, George W., Carter, Richard D., Hand, Thomas E., and Powers, Michael T. Limonene and tetrahydrofurfurly alcohol cleaning agent. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Bohnert, George W., Carter, Richard D., Hand, Thomas E., & Powers, Michael T. Limonene and tetrahydrofurfurly alcohol cleaning agent. United States.
Bohnert, George W., Carter, Richard D., Hand, Thomas E., and Powers, Michael T. Tue . "Limonene and tetrahydrofurfurly alcohol cleaning agent". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871194.
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title = {Limonene and tetrahydrofurfurly alcohol cleaning agent},
author = {Bohnert, George W. and Carter, Richard D. and Hand, Thomas E. and Powers, Michael T.},
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.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1997},
month = {10}
}

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