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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.
Process & Prevention Services, LLC
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dale @ ESP" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Peter Johnsen" <email@example.com>; "P2tech" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
> 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
> home use.
> I have no experience with either and do not recommend either product or
> ability to remove paint. They do appear to fit the "no chlorinated
> and no toluene or methanol criteria.
> Good luck.
> Dale H. Francke, P.E.
> Engineering Service Professionals, Inc.
> Fax: 509.756.3985
> e-mail: email@example.com
> Professional Engineer - State of FL
> Visit us at: www.espsupport.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Peter Johnsen
> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 12:22 PM
> To: P2TECH
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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