Vapor Degreasing Series – Part 4

The ideal cleaning process.
–Wayne Raney

Q: How do I know if my vapor degreasing chemistry falls under NESHAP guidelines?

A: In short, Trich, Perch, nPB, Trans, and other chemistries fall under NESHAP – you will have to check with your chemical supplier for others.

Q: How do I know what the acceptable PEL is for this chemistry?

A: The Safety Data Sheet will have this information on it.

Q: How do I know what temperatures to base my thermostat temperatures on?

A: You will base it on the material’s boiling point.

Q: What if my machine’s vapor line is too high?

A: You will have to check your refrigeration temperature and make sure it is in specification.