Volume XVII, Issue 10 - November 2020
Outsmart the boundary layer and achieve effective product cleaning. We’re experts in breaking through barriers to profitable, quality manufacturing.Contact Us
Your writing style makes learning about a process some would consider to be dull actually quite the opposite.
Stuck at the edge; the boundary layer
By Ed Kanegsberg, BFK Solutions
Cleaning requires dislodging a soil and carrying it away from a surface. For this to happen, the cleaning or rinse fluid must energetically access the surface. However, a boundary layer of liquid with reduced flow velocities can impede cleaning. A similar effect occurs in flowing waterways, like a river or stream when flow velocities are lower near the shallow edge than in the deeper middle. In this case, debris tends to pile up on the shore. What causes the boundary layer? How does it prevent effective cleaning? What can you do about it?Click Here To Continue
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER
PQCW Team Receives ACS Award
We are delighted and proud to announce that Darren Williams, Ed Kanegsberg, and Barbara Kanegsberg are the recipients of the “Partners in Prosperity” award. The award, presented by the Southwest Regional Division of the American Chemical Society, recognizes the partnership between the Cleaning Research Group at Sam Houston State University and BFK Solutions. Considerations in the selection process included STEM activities, evaluation of cleaning agents and cleaning techniques and creation of the Product Quality Cleaning Workshops and Webinars. The virtual presentation took place on October 24.
Decide! Choose the Best Cleaning Process
Don’t stay stuck deciding the best process to clean your precision metal parts. Parts cleaning experts provide efficient, successful techniques to choose, test, and ramp up new processes for cleaning and surface prep, whether you are on site or working remotely. Product Quality Cleaning Workshops (PQCW) cleaning experts Darren Williams of Sam Houston State University along with Ed and Barbara Kanegsberg of BFK Solutions will discuss effective strategies to actually DO something to improve critical and precision cleaning. The free webinar is scheduled for Wednesday December 2 at 9:00 A.M. Pacific as part of the IMTS Spark program.
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