Chapter 12. A Practical Method to Measure Surface Cleanliness

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. William C. Jones

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320273.ch12

Proceedings of the 46th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 46th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Jones, W. C. (1985) A Practical Method to Measure Surface Cleanliness, in Proceedings of the 46th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 5/6 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320273.ch12

Author Information

  1. Heatbath Corp. P. O. Box 2978, Springfield, MA 01101

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374290

Online ISBN: 9780470320273

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Keywords:

  • surface cleanliness;
  • alkaline cleaner solutions;
  • carbon dioxide;
  • geiger counter;
  • surface tensions

Summary

A simple, non-destructive procedure involving measurement ofsurface tension for use on cleaned parts is described. Results correlated to cleaner performance and production experience are reported.