Accession Number : ADD005879

Title :   Phosphate-Free Spray Cleaner for Metals.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : MacNamara,Elizabeth L ; Pearlstein,Fred

Report Date : 06 Jun 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Spray cleaner formulations useful in the surface treatment of metallic ammunition components and the like and comprising sodium metasilicate, sodium carbonate, and either sodium hydroxide or ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid, the cleaner formulation being completely devoid of phosphates such that the spent cleaning formulation, when discharged into waterways, will not promote algae growth therein or eutrophication thereof. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Cleaning compounds, *Sprays, Metals, Cleaning, Sodium carbonates, Sodium silicates, Sodium hydroxide, Ethylenediamine

Subject Categories : Solvents, Cleaners, and Abrasives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE