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LENIUM® GS: Approved to Boeing BAC 5408 for Vapor Degreasing

Gurnee, IL – Petroferm Inc., Cleaning Products is pleased to announce that LENIUM GS Precision

Solvent has been approved by Boeing per BAC 5408 Vapor Degreasing Specification (PSD 6-68).
LENIUM GS is a high performance solvent based on stabilized n-propyl bromide (nPB).
Designed to operate in open-top and vacuum vapour degreasing equipment, LENIUM GS is a trusted drop-in replacement for trichloroethylene (TCE), HCFC-141b, HCFC-225, hydrofluoroethers (HFEs), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perchloroethylene (PCE) and methylene Chloride (MeCl).
According to Bill Breault, Aerospace Market Manager at Petroferm, “this approval provides significant value across Boeing’s entire supply chain by offering a drop-in replacement to chlorinated halogens, such as TCE which is a Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) and US EPA ruled carcinogen. It also enhances our position as a leading supplier of approved products in all major cleaning technologies.”

LENIUM GS is approved by Boeing (PSD 6-68), Bell Helicopter (Bulletin No: 1919), Praxair (ID# GDE

10055434) and Scott Aviation (SMP No. 7700009 Rev AP) for Cleaning Components.

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