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Comparison to Trichloroethylene TCE

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GenTech is a safe, environmentally sound, direct replacement for Trichloroethylene. GenTech is an advanced non-chlorinated, non-flammable solvent ideal for cleaning a variety of contaminants on metals. GenTech works as well if not better than TCE giving you all of the cleaning effectiveness with less environmental and worker impacts. Please contact us for a free sample of GenTech.

Performance Properties

GenTech TCE
Boiling Point 160°F 189°F
Flash Point None None
Evaporation Rate (n Butyl Acetate = 1) 4.5 3.0
Azeotropic Composition Yes Yes
Inhibited Against Metal Corrosion Yes Yes
Inhibited Against Hydrolysis Yes Yes
Kauri Butanol Value 129 129

Regulatory Profile

GenTech TCE
Hazardous Air Pollutant No Yes
NESHAP Regulated Not Regulated Yes
CERCLA Reportable Quantity Not Applicable 100 lbs.
Department of Transportation Not regulated Hazard Classification 6.1
RCRA Hazard Waste Number Not applicable U 228
VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) Yes Yes

Technical Physical Properties

GenTech TCE
Specific Gravity, 25/25°C 1.31 1.46
Pounds Per Gallon @ 77°F 10.99 12.11
Specific Heat, 25°C, cal/g 0.27 0.23
Latent Heat, cal/g 58.5 56.4
Viscosity, 25°C, cps 0.49 0.54
Vapor Pressure, 25°C (mm Hg) 139 74.3
Vapor Density (Air =1) 4.3 4.53
Water Solubility (g/100 ml) 0.25 0.10
Flammability Limits LEL/UEL 3% to 9.0% 8% to 11%
Hansen Parameters: Non-Polar / Polar 17.9 / 5.8 18.7 / 9.28

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