Cleaning regulations/specifications can be difficult to not only stay abreast of, but to uphold. Some customer specifications are very stringent, making it challenging for many manufacturers to satisfy. Here are stories that describe current regulatory trends and some ways that might make satisfying customer requirements less of an obstacle.
With a small amount of practice, it is possible to understand the underlying motivation of a cleaning standard and to figure out the specific aspects of the specification that are applicable to the customer.
Three industry standard requirements are examined here as well as how well these requirements play together with customer-specific standards.
A high production stamping facility ups its game in process cleaning.
There is a current trend to exit some solvents to convert to a more environmentally preferred solvent that will comply with expected future regulations.
The removal of dirt particles, grease, oil and other materials from machined parts is a necessary procedure that prepares surfaces for secondary processes or accommodates a customer’s cleanliness specifications.
It is the task of industrial parts cleaning to fulfill surface cleanliness specifications required for further processing. Preventing corrosion on metal parts is part of this responsibility.