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Issue with Batch cleaner Aqueous

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#81032

Issue with Batch cleaner Aqueous | 11 September, 2018

Hi Everyone!! We have in our Co.Aqueous SMT600-LD In the middle of the cycle a lot of foam even without putting any solvent to wash in the tank. Overflowing everything over the floor. What will be the cause of this? Please if someone can give me an explanation!!! Thanks

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#81033

Issue with Batch cleaner Aqueous | 11 September, 2018

I may be mistaken but I believe that the solvents have defoaming agents in them. I get less foam when I use the solvent than when I don't.

If you dissolve the flux in water and agitate it I believe it will foam. I haven't had any over flow issues with foam.

At one time saponifiers were used instead of specialized solvents. Saponifir translates as "soap maker". It would turn oils in flux into soap.

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#81035

Issue with Batch cleaner Aqueous | 12 September, 2018

Here's a link to an article regarding foam mitigation techniques. It my be helpful. There are many causes of foam. Water alone does not foam. Flux, solubilized in to the water can produce foam. Defluxing additives contain defaming agents which should prevent foam. There are several pre-cleaning process issues that can also result in foam. Here's a link to the foam mitigation article. I hope this helps!

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5442f603e4b0cf00d1a439c5/t/5706d0d52b8ddeb7c2e38602/1460064469975/KB-+Trident+Foam.pdf

- Mike

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#81070

Issue with Batch cleaner Aqueous | 19 September, 2018

Hi, Stephen. Thank you for the feedback. I want update my situation with the batch cleaner. I fallow all the suggestions that I received and I find out that; the water temperature was the reason. I raised to 150*F Regards Roberto

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#81071

Issue with Batch cleaner Aqueous | 19 September, 2018

Hi, Michael. Thank you for the feedback. I want update my situation with the batch cleaner. I fallow all the suggestions that I received and I find out that; the water temperature was the reason. I raised to 150*F Best Regards Roberto

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#81083

Issue with Batch cleaner Aqueous | 20 September, 2018

Roberto,

So glad the foaming issue was solved!

Mike

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