Cleaning, Pretreatment & Surface Preparation Features for October 2009

Cleaning, Pretreatment & Surface Preparation Features Archive

Lessons from the Laundry: Recovering Energy Costs with Heat Wheels Lessons from the Laundry: Recovering Energy Costs with Heat Wheels

In 2008, when a barrel of oil cost $147 and a gallon of gasoline cost $4.25 (or more), many readers called or wrote to ask if there were more energy-efficient cleaning processes. They wanted an aqueous cleaning process that would operate at room temperature so that energy would not be needed to heat water, given the high, specific heat requirements in such applications.