3M, the science-based technology company, has created a set of resources for users of Trichloroethylene – more commonly known as Trike or TCE – to help them manage the ‘sunset date’ for this popular cleaning fluid, widely used in metal component manufacturing and preparation processes.
AkzoNobel today reported its first quarter 2016 results with positive volume developments in all three business areas despite a challenging market environment
Operating income increased 17 percent to €357 million and EBIT increased 9 percent to €334 million, reflecting continuous improvement initiatives and lower costs, partly offset by adverse currency effects.
With just one day to go until 21 April when Trichloroethylene is banned under REACH regulations from use in three common types of component cleaners, Fraser Technologies managing director Graham Fraser urges users to consider 6 key factors before they reach for the cheapest-per-litre alternative cleaning agent.
Restrictions on the use of Trichloroethylene is now just one month away from being implemented. The sunset date for the cleaning fluid, which is widely used in sectors such as aerospace, manufacturing and electronics is on April 21st 2016.
An electropolishing company based in Hampshire has recently been fined after an employee suffered chemical burns.