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Accession Number N20120014469
Title Laboratory Evaluation of Drop-in Solvent Alternatives to n-Propyl Bromide for Vapor Degreasing.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 25p
Personal Author M. A. Mitchell N. M. Lowrey
Abstract Based on this limited laboratory study, solvent blends of trans-1,2 dichloroethylene with HFEs, HFCs, or PFCs appear to be viable alternatives to n-propyl bromide for vapor degreasing. The lower boiling points of these blends may lead to greater solvent loss during use. Additional factors must be considered when selecting a solvent substitute, including stability over time, VOC, GWP, toxicity, and business considerations.
Keywords Alternatives

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 99 - Chemistry
71Q - Solvents, Cleaners, & Abrasives
57Y - Toxicology
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, AL. George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1309
Contract Number NNM05AB50C

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