PWR-4 Aviation Degreaser

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2851-20S PWR-4 Aviation Degr - 20oz aerosol 20 oz (567g) 12 $457.08
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Specially engineered aviation degreaser with strong grease removal of hydraulic fluid, fuel oils, lubricating oils and greases, and other organic residues. PWR-4 Aviation Degreaser spray features a powerful, long-reaching spray to clean hard-to-reach parts from as far as 10 feet. Fast evaporating, quick penetrating, and ideal for cleaning aviation parts. VOC compliant for EPA, CARB and SCAQMD.

Passes Boeing D6 17487, Rev T, conforms to all test requirements:
     - Sandwich corrosion test
     - Paint softening test
     - Hydrogen embrittlement test
     - Stress crazing test
Meets Airbus UK ABR9-0140 General Purpose Cleaning Solvents
Meets (modified) MIL-PRF29608 (AS) 2008 – with the exception of flux removal (not tested).
Call-out: FedEx CPN 0311737
 

Features & Benefits

  • Strong cleaner for removing hydraulic and lubricating fluids
  • Powerful spray to clean hard-to-reach parts from as far as 10'
  • Nonflammable, fast-drying and leaves no residue
  • Does not contain n-propyl bromide
  • Dielectric breakdown of 13.7 kV per ASTM D877
  • Compliant with Boeing Spec D6-17487 Rev. T
  • Meets Airbus UK ABR9-0140 General Purpose Cleaning Solvent
  • Patent pending

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FAQ's

How do you know the safe exposure limit of a degreaser, contact cleaner, or flux remover?
The personal hazard associated with a solvent is often defined using Threshold Limit Value (TLV), which is the recommended average exposure in an 8-hour day, 40 hour work week. The lower the TLV of a particular substance, the less a worker can be exposed to without harmful effects. TLV is stated on the SDS of chemical products, in additional to recommended personal protection equipment (or PPE). The threshold limit value of a solvent is generally set by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH). The unit of measure is Parts Per Million (PPM).
How do you use an aerosol cleaner?

Hold object to be cleaned in vertical position. Pull trigger gently to control solvent flow rate. Spray from top to bottom, allowing the liquid to flush away contaminants. 

There are a number of regulations prohibiting the use of chlorinated solvents. Should I be concerned with Trans, which is used in many of your nonflammable cleaners?

No, it should not be a concern. Many of Techspray's nonflammable solvents (e.g. G3, Precision-V, PWR-4) contain 1,2-trans-dichloroethylene (Trans, CAS# 156-60-5), which has caused confusion. The regulations controlling chlorinated solvents do not generally pertain to Trans. The following are the reasons: Many are confused with “chloro” substances due to the NESHAP requirements. The big 3 chlorinated substances are Perchloroethylene (Perc), Trichloroethylene (TCE), and methylene chloride. The association of those with all chlorinated substances is not valid. NESHAP requirements only refer to restrictions of emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAP). Of the nearly 200 substances listed as HAP’s, Trans is not on that list. Reference the following link: https://www.epa.gov/haps/initial-list-hazardous-air-pollutants-modifications. Trans has the same exposure limit (per ACGIH) time-weighted average (TWA) as 2-propanol (IPA) -- 200 ppm. In contrast, n-Propyl Bromide (nPB) is commonly used in vapor degreasers, with TWA established by ACGIH of 10 ppm. It has been proposed to be reduced to 0.1 ppm. nPB is also listed on various carcinogen lists, notably Prop 65.

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