Reliance Specialty Products
Vapor Degreasing Experts™

AeroTron™-L Contains No VOCs
(Volatile Organic Compounds)

AeroTron™-L cleans as effectively as other vapor degreasing solvents without the VOC concerns.

AeroTron™-L is an effective vapor degreasing and cold wipe cleaning solvent that has no Global Warming Potential (GWP), No Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and no Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC). All components of AeroTron™-L are deemed acceptable by USEPA SNAP Program.

Another benefit of AeroTron™-L is its 138°F boil point that requires no special packaging or handling.
AeroTron™-L ships common carrier in ordinary 55 gallon drums.

Use AeroTron™-L as a VOC exempt vapor degreasing solvent that replaces n-propyl bromide (a.k.a. nPB) when you want to have a solvent parts cleaner that works. Another benefit of AeroTron™-L is its 138°F boil point that requires no special packaging or handling. AeroTron™-L ships common carrier in ordinary 55 gallon drums. Always in stock and ready to ship - blanket orders welcome.

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AeroTron<sup>®</sup>-100 vapor degreasing solvent performance

Excellent for Vapor & Ultrasonic Cleaning

  • No VOCs or HAPs
  • 138°F boil point - moderate vapor pressure
  • Non-chlorinated, non-flammable
  • No special equipment modifications required for vapor degreasing
  • Excellent health & safety profile
  • Direct replacement for n-Propyl Bromide (nPB), TCE & other VOC solvents
  • Always in stock and ready to ship - blanket orders welcome
  • Easy to switch over to AeroTron™-L

Typical Applications by Industry

Aerospace

Use AeroTron™-L vapor degreasing solvent for the removal of greases, oils, silicone, masking waxes, masking lacquers, NDT dye penetrants, drawing lubricants, coolant residues and adhesives. Also ultrasonic vapor degreasing for removal of metal fines, polishing abrasives and blasting media.

Electronics

AeroTron™-L easily removes flux and flux residues, polar and non-polar contamination, and cleans electrical assemblies and fingerprints.

Optics

Cleaning of potting and masking waxes and fingerprints.

Metal Fabrication & Coating

Cleaning prior to coating, welding, brazing, or adhesive bonding.
Use AeroTron™-L for vapor degreasing, ultrasonic cleaning and cold wipe cleaning processes to achieve near residue free surface cleanliness prior to plating, painting, physical vapor deposition (PVD) or robotic welding, vacuum brazing, or adhesive bonding of metal parts.

AeroTron™-L Means Improved Health & Safety Profile - 150 PPM

Excellent Health & Safety Profile Makes AeroTron™-L an Excellent Vapor Degreasing Solvent

AeroTron™-L Benefits are Significant:
  • US-EPA VOC Exempt
  • EXCELLENT WORKPLACE RECOMMENDATION - Very favorable workplace recommendation of 150 ppm TLV-TWA for AeroTron™-L.
  • NO TOXICITY - AeroTron™-L's components are US-EPA SNAP approved, making it a safer replacement for nPB & TCE.
  • POWERFUL PERFORMANCE:
    • No residue & fast evaporating
    • Azeotropic formulation
    • Not NESHAP regulated
    • Does not require special reporting or handling
    • Ships via common carrier
    • Can be used in your current vapor degreasing equipment
    • Recyclable
Regulatory AeroTron™-L nPB
NESHAP Reporting Not Required Not Required
IARC Cancer Classification None - Not Listed Suspected
Manufacturer's Workplace Exposure Guidelines 150 ppm - 8 hour TWA 10 ppm - 8 hour TWA
RCRA NON-Hazardous Waste NON-Hazardous Waste
Department of Transportation (DOT) NOT Regulated NOT Regulated
Title V Permit NOT Required NOT Required
OSHA HAZCOM Record Keeping/Reporting NOT Required Hazard Warning Required
Prop 65, CA Yes Yes
Clean Water Act NOT Regulated NOT Regulated
VOC NO Yes, 100%
US-EPA SNAP Approved Yes Yes

AeroTron™-L Plastic Compatability Testing

Plastic AeroTron™-L Resistance Plastic AeroTron™-L Resistance
POM Excellent HDPE Excellent
ABS Poor PEI Excellent
CPVC Fair PPO Poor
ETFE Excellent PP Fair
NYL Excellent PS Poor
PBT Excellent PSU Poor
PEEK Excellent PVC Poor
PVDF Excellent PU Fair
PC Fair PTFE Excellent

AeroTron™-L Metal Compatability Testing

METHODS MIL.T-81533A 4.4.9 and TMO193-2000

Metal AeroTron™-L Compatible Metal AeroTron™-L Compatible
Aluminum 1050 Yes Mild Steel Yes
Al-Bronze 614 Yes Carbon Steel Yes
Copper Yes Stainless 303 Yes
Naval Brass 464 Yes Stainless 316 Yes
Tin-Bronze 903 Yes Stainless 330 Yes
Tin Yes Tungsten-Carbide Yes
Hastalloy-B Yes 5 Sn/95 Pb Yes
Inconel 600 Yes 70 Sn/30 Pb Yes
Nickel Yes Titanium 5-2.5 Yes
Zinc Yes Silver Solder B AG8 Yes
Lead Yes Silver Yes
Magnesium Yes Gold Yes

Getting Started with AeroTron™-L Is Easy!

With these Performance Validation Options:

  1. Complimentary Test Cleaning of Sample Parts By Vapor Degreasing
    Reliance has a complete test cleaning and vapor degreasing lab outfitted with our ULTRA™ Model Vapor Degreasing Systems which include ultrasonic, immersion, vapor rinse, spray, automated basket handing, rotation and multi-dip cleaning process capabilities. We will clean your sample parts in our Part Cleaning Lab in our AeroTron™-L solvent and return your sample parts to you for your performance evaluation along with an AeroTron™-L Part Cleaning Report and a reference video of the cleaning.
  2. Complimentary Sample of AeroTron™-L
    Reliance is pleased to provide you with a sample of AeroTron™-L for comparative testing at your facility.
  3. Come to Reliance and Visit Together, we can clean your parts in an ULTRA™ Vapor Degreaser filled with AeroTron™-L and discuss your application, assess process steps, determine optimal processing time frames and validate the advantages and performance of AeroTron™-L in person.
Reliance Specialty Products

Reliance manufactures a comprehensive vapor degreasing offering: The ULTRA™ state-of-the-art vapor degreaser system and AeroTron™-L Solvents.

Easy Change Over to AeroTron™-L

Performance Properties AeroTron™-L
Boiling Point 138°F / 58.8°C
Flash Point, by ASTM D93-TCC None
Evaporation Rate Quickly & Completely
Azeotropic Composition Yes
Broad Metal Compatibility Yes
Distillable Yes
Kauri Butanol Value 93
Non-Volatile Residue < 10 ppm
Odor Very Mild

No special ASTM procedures are needed to use AeroTron™-L.

Essentially:

  1. DRAIN: the vapor degreaser sumps (using solvent transfer pump), spray reserve tank, water separator and filtration tank of old solvent.
  2. SET: the temperature control settings for 138°F (58.8°C).
  3. FILL: the boil sump and immersion sump with AeroTron™-L.
Recycle solvent waste disposal program

AeroTron™-L is Easy to Dispose of with our Free-To-Use Waste Disposal Program

As part of our comprehensive solvent support, Reliance Specialty Products provides a free to use AeroTron™-L spent solvent waste disposal program. This program ensures your solvent is disposed of properly and ensures a responsible end to your solvent usage.

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Excellent Technical Support for Seamless Transition

ULTRA™ vapor degreasers

Reliance Specialty Products is the world-class leading manufacturer of both vapor degreasing equipment and vapor degreasing solvents. At Reliance, we take a comprehensive, systemic approach to solvent parts cleaning. Our vapor degreasing equipment manufacturing expertise combined with our years of working with a variety of solvent cleaning options make us able to support our customers in a variety of practical ways. We are here to help you easily switch over to AeroTron™-L and support your transition into an effective solvent that is better for your company, your people and the environment.

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