What Are Volatile Organic Compounds And How Do They Affect Parts Cleaning Methods?

Volatile Organic Compounds are sizable collections of carbon-based chemicals that immediately evaporate into the air. This can compromise worker safety due to the harmful effects of inhaling certain chemicals. Some VOCs posses less threatening elements in smaller uses such as air fresheners and cleaning supplies. However, stronger VOCs that are used on a regular basis, such as industries that require…

Common Myths About Aqueous Cleaning Solutions

Workers typically use solvents for parts cleaning but want an alternative method that is safer for workers and offers a better clean. However, people may be wary of trying a new solution because of the costs and the worry of potential hazards. This article debunks those myths and describes several benefits of aqueous cleaning solutions.  Creates A…

What’s The Difference? Aqueous Cleaning Solutions Vs. Petroleum Solvents

When it comes to parts cleaning, companies want a solution that is effective and safe for the workplace. This article will describe the differences between petroleum solvents and aqueous cleaning solutions.  Petroleum Cleaning Solvents According to Thurston County Business Pollution Prevention Program, mineral spirits and other chlorinated solvents are used for parts cleaning because they quickly…