Cleaning Titanium?

Something to keep in mind if you are cleaning Titanium is that chlorinated based solvents cannot be used to degrease or clean Titanium. This is because the chlorinated based molecule embrittles the Titanium and causes an inter-granular attack on the structure. This is one of the reasons nPB (n propyl bromide) is recommended for cleaning Titanium.  Solvents […]

Better Vapor Degreasing Practices

Better Equipment, Automation and Better Work Practices Recently n Propyl Bromide has had some developments in the toxicology arena, most specifically a National Toxicology Program Test Study that found cancer effects in mice and rats.   As such, closer regard to minimizing operator’s exposure are warranted.      Operator exposure to solvent vapors in any vapor degreasing application […]