in article oSV_a.96572$ firstname.lastname@example.org, N.O.Y.F.B. at email@example.com wrote on 8/14/03 7:32 PM:
It is usually 1,1,1-Trichloroethane, also known as methyl chloroform, it is a colorless liquid with a sweet, sharp odor. It is a manufactured chemical that does not occur naturally. It is used as a solvent for adhesives and in metal degreasing, pesticides, textile processing, cutting fluids, aerosols, lubricants, cutting oil formulations, drain cleaners, shoe polishes, spot cleaners, printing inks, and strain repellents. In industry, it is widely used for cold-cleaning, dip cleaning, bucket cleaning, and vapor degreasing operations of items such as precision instruments, molds, electrical equipment, motors, electronic components and instruments, missile hardware, paint masks, photographic film, printed circuit boards, generators, switchgears, semiconductors, and high vacuum equipment, fabrics, and wigs. It is used in the electronics industry in circuit board fabrication and in the semi-conductor industry for secondary cleaning. It is also used for on-site cleaning of printing presses, food packaging machinery, and molds.
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