FluoSolv Specialty Fluids
FluoSolv® Specialty Fluids product line is designed for precision vapor-degreasing applications that require a relatively low-boiling solvent. FluoSolv products are azeotropic blends of fluorinated solvents which make the solvents non-toxic, non-flammable as well as non-ozone depleting. Most FluoSolv solvent blends have a very low global warming potential.
Drop-in Replacement for TCE & nPB
Field testing and lab evaluations have shown that two solvent blends from the FluoSolv Vapor-Degreasing product line i.e. FluoSolv® CX and FluoSolv® Ten-X perform very well as substitutes for n-propyl bromide (nPB) & trichloroethylene (TCE). In fact both the FluoSolv® solvent blends when used in large vapor-degreasers have shown a 30% increase in production throughput rate due to the fact that the FluoSolv® CX and FluoSolv® Ten-X have a lower boiling point vs nPB & TCE and parts dry out faster.
For those requiring a Boeing approved product to BAC 5408 our FluoSolv® AP is the product of choice for your vapor degreasing needs. FluoSolv® CAS is our Zero VOC, Clean Air Solvent as certified by SCAQMD.
FluoSolv® AP, FluoSolv® CAS, FluoSolv® CX and FluoSolv® Ten-X - Safer Alternatives
Trichloroethylene is a hazardous air pollutant (HAP) and chemically unstable when exposed to continuous boiling as in a vapor-degreasing process. Similarly n-propyl bromide is also chemically unstable in addition to the fact that it has human carcinogenicity associated with it.
Advantages of FluoSolv Solvent blends over nPB & TCENuGenTec’s FluoSolv® specialty fluids are ideally balanced cleaning solvents that deliver better performance, better worker safety, and more desirable environmental properties versus nPB & TCE.:
- Non-ozone depleting
- Non-flammable and non-toxic
- High Kb value provides excellent solvency for tough-to-clean residues
- Low global warming potential (GWP)
- Low toxicity; high allowable exposure limit (AEL)
- No ceiling on instantaneous exposure
- Chemically stable. Will not acidify, hence no liquid waste which leads to costs savings