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Re: [Shop-talk] Parts Washers

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Parts Washers
From: Donald H Locker <>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 21:54:21 -0400
Aren't there some good cleaning agents that are water-soluble.  Agitene or 
Agitene sticks in my mind.


Randall wrote:
>> Does this mean that it might/will ignite a solvent 
>> based washer 
>> medium?  I have been using mineral spirits for years and 
>> don't want to burn 
>> down my garage, cars or me. 
> More likely, IMO, the pump will be attacked by some solvents and fail early.
> That's what happened to the cheapo parts washer I got from Enco some years
> ago, the pump only lasted about 6 months of very intermittent use.  When I
> pulled it apart, the seal had turned to goo and the plastic impellor was
> eroded.
> Randall

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