STP 1181 describes methods to clean and verify the level of cleanliness using environmentally acceptable agents. 13 peer-reviewed papers present:
alternative cleaning and verification procedures
information of mutual benefit to the producers, customers, and manufacturers
a database for the revision of cleaning and verification of systems and components, and
a guide for future efforts in the problems of cleaning and verification of systems and components used by the aerospace and oxygen communities.
A Comparison of NonCFC and CFC Methods for Removal of Organic and Particulate Contaminant on Stainless Steel Components
Janoff D., Johnson H., Pedley M.
Aqueous Nonvolatile Residue Validation of Precision Cleaned Hardware
Allen G., Buckley M., Hoppesch C., Johnson R.
Methods for Using Water Impingement in Lieu of Chlorofluorocarbon 113 for Determining the Non-Volatile Residue Level on Precision Cleaned Hardware
Bales L., Bassett C., Caimi R., Dearing W., Lafferty G., Melton G., Sorrell D., Thaxton E.
An Aqueous Fine Clean Process for Rocket Engine Hardware
Becker J., Shoemaker M.
A Demonstrated Detergent Cleaning Technique for Fluorinated Propellant Systems
Knutson J., Werling R.
Evaluation of Plasma Cleaning, an Environmentally Friendly Process, for Removing Lubricants from Metallic Surfaces
Jansen F., Krommenhoek S., Paciej R.
A Selection and Evaluation Protocol for Alternatives to Halogenated Hydrocarbon Solvents for Oxygen Cleaning Applications
McIlroy K., Million J., Zawierucha R.
Paper ID: STP1181-EB