Thixotropic Low-Solvent, Non-Hap Wheel Well Cleaner
Patent, filed 2 Nov 1998, patented 20 Jul 1999
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIV PATUXENT RIVER MD
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The present invention relates to a cleaning composition for cleaning aircraft wheel wells. The cleaning composition broadly comprises from about 0.1 to about 15 of a D-limonene composition, containing less than 0.5 of a stabilizing anti-oxidant, acting as a solvent for said greasy soils, from about 0.1 to about 5.0 of a material for increasing the flash point of said cleaning composition above 140 deg F, such as an isoparrafinic hydrocarbon solvent, from about 10 to about 50 of a mixture of linear alcohol ethoxylates having a HLB in the range of 2 to 15 as a stabilizer, and the balance water. The cleaning composition may also contain from 0.1 to about 10 capryolamphopropionate, from about 0.1 to about 15 dipropylene glycol, from about 0.1 to about 5.0 benzotriazole, and 0.1 to about 5.0 sodium bicarbonate.
- Solvents, Cleaners and Abrasives
- Terminal Flight Facilities