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It’s not illegal, you know


For those considering their cleaning and degreasing plant the most contentious issue is whether trike can still be used safely following its reclassification to R45 and the recent introduction of the Solvent Emissions ...

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No substitute for trike?


A cursory Internet search on trichloroethylene (trike) and its use as a solvent and cleaning agent in applications such as metal degreasing provides for some interesting and pretty forthright discussion. In some chat ...

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Coolant conflict


Anybody involved in engineering industry knows that manufacturing, and particularly the metal removal part of the business, is under severe and ever increasing pressure to reduce costs and improve manufacturing ...

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A change for the better


A change from trichloroethylene-based solvent cleaning methods is increasingly necessary, but not straightforward. It took leading Aerospace Manufacturing Facility (AMF) Alstom Lincoln more than two years to investigate ...