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Handbook for Critical Cleaning

Cleaning Agents and Systems, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Edited by Barbara Kanegsberg, Edward Kanegsberg

CRC Press

560 pages

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Cleaning Agents and Systems is the first volume in the Handbook for Critical Cleaning, Second Edition.Should you clean your product during manufacturing? If so, when and how? Cleaning is essential for proper performance, optimal quality, and increased sales. Inadequate cleaning of product elements can lead to catastrophic failure of the entire syst

Table of Contents

Part I: Cleaning AgentsCleaning Agents: Overview. Aqueous Cleaning Essentials. Cleaning Agent Chemistry. Solvents and Solubility. Hydrofluoroethers. Hydrofluorocarbons. n-Propyl Bromide. Vapor Degreasing with Traditional Chlorinated Solvents. D-Limonene: A Safe and Versatile Naturally Occurring Alternative Solvent. Benzotrifluorides. Part II: Cleaning SystemsCleaning Equipment: Overview. The Fundamental Theory and Application of Ultrasonics for Cleaning. Ultrasonic Cleaning Mechanism. Ultrasonic Cleaning with Two Frequencies. Megasonic Cleaning Action. Snap, Crackle, or Pop: How Do Bubbles Sound? Principles and Quantitative Measurements of Cavitation. Equipment Design. From Laboratory Cleaning to Production Cleaning. Cold and Heated Batch: Solvent Cleaning Systems. Flushing: A Dynamic Learning Process in Soils, Chemistry, and Equipment. Solvent Vapor Degreasing: Minimizing Waste Streams. Vapor Degreaser Retrofitting. Enclosed Cleaning Systems. Organic Solvent Cleaning: Solvent and Vapor Phase Equipment Overview. Overview to "Nonchemical" Cleaning. Cleaning with Micro Sandblasters. Cleaning with Carbon Dioxide Snow. Cleaning with Dense-Phase CO2: Liquid CO2, Supercritical CO2, and CO2 Snow. Gas Plasma: A Dry Process for Cleaning and Surface Treatment. Superheated, High-Pressure Steam Vapor Cleaning. Making Decisions about Water and Wastewater Processes. Overview of Drying: Drying after Solvent Cleaning and Fixturing. Drying. Liquid Displacement Drying Techniques.Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

About the Editors

Barbara Kanegsberg is president of BFK Solutions LLC, Pacific Palisades, California, an independent consulting company established in 1994. BFK Solutions is the industry leader in critical cleaning. As a recognized consultant in the areas of critical cleaning, contamination control, surface quality, and process validation, she helps companies optimize manufacturing cleaning processes, improve yield, resolve regulatory issues, and maintain trouble-free production. She has participated in projects that include aerospace/military equipment, electronics assembly, medical devices, engineered coatings, metals, pump repair, and optical and nanotechnological devices. She has also participated in a number of product development- and intellectual property-related projects for manufacturers of cleaning chemicals and industrial equipment. Barbara is a recipient of the U.S. EPA Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award for her achievements in implementing effective, environment-friendly manufacturing processes. She has numerous publications to her credit in the areas of surface preparation, contamination control, critical cleaning, method validation, analytical techniques, and regulatory issues.

Ed Kanegsberg is the vice president of BFK Solutions, Pacific Palisades, California. He is also a chemical physicist and engineer who troubleshoots and solves manufacturing production problems. Ed is a recognized advisor and consultant in the areas of industrial cleaning process design and process performance. He uses his four decades of practical experience along with his background in physics and engineering to help companies solve production problems and optimize their cleaning and contamination control processes.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General