Accession Number:

ADD019877

Title:

Non-Solvent, General Use Exterior Aircraft Cleaner

Descriptive Note:

Patent, filed 4 Sep 1997, patented 9 Mar 1999

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIV PATUXENT RIVER MD

Report Date:

1999-03-09

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a cleaning composition having utility in cleaning aircraft exterior surfaces. The cleaning composition comprises from about 15 to about 40 of a mixture of linear alcohol ethoxylates having a HLB in the range of about 5.0 to about 15.0, from about 5 to about 25 capric diethanolamide, and the balance water. The mixture of linear alcohol ethoxylates comprises from about 5 to about 15 of a first linear alcohol ethoxylate having a HLB in the range of about 5.0 to 9.5 and from about 10 to about 25 of a second linear alcohol ethoxylate having a HLB in the range of about 10 to 15. The cleaning composition also includes from about 0.1 to about 5 of capryloamphopropionate, from about 0.1 to about 5.0 benzotriazole, from about 0.1 to about 5.0 of an inhibitor for reducing corrosion of magnesium parts, and from about 0.1 to about 5.0 of an inhibitor for reducing corrosion of cadmium plated steel parts.

Subject Categories:

  • Solvents, Cleaners and Abrasives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE