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Cleaning & Maintenance Guide for Aircraft Engine Nacelles
One of the dirtiest parts of a jet is the engine which is not much of a surprise. Engines have come a long way since the dawn of the jet age but they still produce a lot of carbon. Carbon is, of course, next...
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Novec and Vertrel Solvent Replacement Cleaning Options for Medical Instrument and Implantable Devices
Supply chain shortages resulting from the reopening of businesses and lifting of COVID-19, among a myriad of other factors, have impacted the manufacture of medical implantable devices and surgical instrumentation. next...
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Top 7 Criteria for Qualifying a New Aviation MRO Degreaser
Selecting new cleaning chemicals for use in aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) organizations is fraught with risk, given the impacts from an ill-advised choice. The long-term effect on aircraft next...
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7 Tips for Qualifying 3M Novec Replacement Vapor Degreaser Solvents
After markets reopened with a vengeance after the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, supply chain shortages continue to be an issue. These have led to shortages, long lead times, and extreme price increases. next...
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3M Novec Replacements for 71DA, 71IPA, 71DE & 72DE Solvents
Companies across industries are turning to Techspray as a replacement for expensive and difficult to find 3M Novec solvents. Our PWR-4 High-Performance Vapor Degreaser Solvents are a safer and more cost-effective next...
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Case Study: Inconsistent Selective Coating Spray Caused by Loose Screw
In my travels as Techspray Field Engineer, my job is to solve customer problems and optimize their processes. A LED display manufacturer was using Fine-L-Kote LED2 Silicone Coating, but was getting inconsistent next...
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Cleaning Solutions for Flap Tracks, Slat Tracks, and Other Wing Components
There are few things more unsightly than finding grease smudged all over your wing, especially on your flaps and ailerons. Not only does it look bad, but it can permanently tarnish your paint finish. But next...
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Guide to Degreasing Landing Gear Assemblies
Keeping aircraft clean is an essential part of the aircraft maintenance process. The FAA states that "from an AMT's viewpoint, it should be considered a regular part of aircraft maintenance." Maintaining next...
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Case Study: NESHAP-Compliant Degreaser & Contact Cleaner for Aviation MRO
A major US-based airline MRO facility was struggling to replace AK225, a class of chemical that was pulled from the market in 2015 due to restrictions on ozone-depleting products. It was particularly challenging next...
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Safety Guide for Proper Handling of 1-Bromopropane (nPB) & Other Toxic Solvents
1-Bromopropane (1-BP or nPB) has been widely used in adhesives, dry-cleaning, steam degreasing, and in electronics and metal cleaning industries. It can be identified as a slightly dense and colorless next...
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