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Petroferm Expands Applications Laboratory

Sep 08, 2008

Gurnee, IL � Petroferm Inc, a global leader in the supply of environmentally responsible cleaning agents, recently added several aqueous and semi-aqueous cleaning systems expanding its testing capabilities at its Gurnee, IL facility. The most recent addition is a new state-of-the-art, in-line aqueous cleaning system made by Austin American Technology. This new addition will help further develop and demonstrate the new BIOACT� EC-88 Defluxer with AquaEdge� Technology for cleaning lead-free solder paste in electronics manufacturing. This spray-in-air system complements a Branson ultrasonic immersion system suitable for demonstrating the company's AXAREL�, BIOACT and CleanSafe� aqueous and semi-aqueous products used in batch immersion cleaning applications.

Petroferm's application laboratory capabilities also includes vapor degreasers from Branson and Baron-Blakeslee for testing using Petroferm's LENIUM� vapor degreasing solvents and co-solvent technologies. The laboratory is also equipped with cleanliness evaluation equipment and instrumentation.

About Petroferm Cleaning Products

Petroferm Cleaning Products, a division of Petroferm Inc., develops, manufactures, and markets environmentally responsible cleaning agents to meet the increasing demands of today's industrial manufacturing operations. Sold under the AXAREL, BIOACT, CleanSafe, HYDREX, LENIUM, RE-ENTRY and SOLVAG trade names, Petroferm products are used to clean precision parts during production, ranging from simple hand wipe applications to sophisticated multi-stage cleaning systems. Petroferm's portfolio includes innovative formulations for all major cleaning process technologies including aqueous, co-solvent, non-aqueous, semi-aqueous, and vapor degreasing. Our major markets are Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, and Medical Device manufacturing as well as other high tech industries. As a global leader in precision cleaning, Petroferm's cleaning agents are readily available throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia/Pacific regions. For more information, visit


AXAREL, BIOACT, HYDREX, LENIUM and RE-ENTRY are registered trademarks of Petroferm Inc.

AquaEdge, CleanSafe, and SOLVAG are trademarks of Petroferm Inc.

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