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Re: Gasket/ decal/ paint remover



I have tried Citri-Strip on home projects and it removes paint and stain
from wood or metal almost as well as methylene chloride.  I understand that
in an industrial setting, warming it some makes it work faster and better.

Steve Hillenbrand
Chief Manager
Process & Prevention Services, LLC
sjhillenbrand@processandprevention.com
www.processandprevention.com
(865) 363-9000

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dale @ ESP" <esp@espsupport.com>
To: "Peter Johnsen" <pjohnsen@unr.edu>; "P2tech" <p2tech@great-lakes.net>
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 1:47 PM
Subject: RE: Gasket/ decal/ paint remover


> I was just yesterday looking for a material to do some paint removal on
> furniture that had neither chlorinated solvents or solvents such as
toluene
> and methanol.  I found one in Home Depot that had 1-methyl -2 pyrrolidone
> and terpenes.  It was something like "Citri-strip" or similar name and
> appeared orange in color.  I don't have any idea how it might work.
> There is also a TV sold product called "Ready-Strip Safet Paint & Varnish
> Remover".  This is a product of Back to Nature Products Co.  The MSDS on
> this product shows Dimethyl Glutarate (30-35%), Dimethyl Adipate (10-15%),
> and N Methyl - 2 Pyrrolidone (10-15%).  Both these products are promoted
for
> home use.
>
> I have no experience with either and do not recommend either product or
its
> ability to remove paint.  They do appear to fit the "no chlorinated
solvent"
> and no toluene or methanol criteria.
>
> Good luck.
>
> Dale H. Francke, P.E.
> Engineering Service Professionals, Inc.
> 561.486.3909
> Fax: 509.756.3985
> e-mail:   dale@espsupport.com
>
> Professional Engineer - State of FL
>
> Visit us at:   www.espsupport.com
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-p2tech@great-lakes.net
> [mailto:owner-p2tech@great-lakes.net]On Behalf Of Peter Johnsen
> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 12:22 PM
> To: P2TECH
> Cc: p2@ucsd.edu
> Subject: Gasket/ decal/ paint remover
>
>
> Sorry for cross postings....
> In an ongoing effort to reduce risk and waste reduction at our state
> DOT, I was wondering if anyone knows of a substitute product, that does
> not contain a chlorinated product (e.g., methyl chloride, MEK, PCE, TCE,
> TCA, etc.), for use as a gasket/decal/paint remover.  This is aside from
> being CFC "free".
>
> ___________________________________________
> Peter Johnsen
> Hazardous Waste Management Specialist
> Business Environmental Program
> Nevada Small Business Development Center
> University of Nevada, Reno
> (775) 689-6674
> (775) 689-6689 fax
> http://www.nsbdc.org
> http://www.westp2net.org
> http://www.nevadamax.org
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