NEW CLEANING AND DRYING SOLVENTS FROM ISL ARE IDEAL CFC/HCFC REPLACEMENTS Tuesday 5 December 2000 PDF Print Industrial Silicones & Lubricants (ISL), one of the UK's leading distributors of high performance industrial chemicals, has enhanced its comprehensive portfolio with a new range of zero ozone depleting potential (ODP) cleaning and drying solvents from DuPont. Addressing the three major issues facing the integrity of the earth's atmosphere, namely ozone depletion, global warming and smog formation from VOCs, Vertrel® solvents are designed to meet the year 2001 deadline for the elimination of HCFCs. Vertrel high performance cleaning and drying solvents offer effective replacement of CFC and HCFC solvents and are ideal for use in a wide variety of cleaning, rinsing and drying processes in the electrical and electronic industries. These include cleaning of hybrid circuits, relay contacts and precision metal parts, defluxing, degreasing and cleaning high and low voltage electrical systems and fibre optics. Vertrel is a proprietary HFC (hydrofluorocarbon) fluid that can also be used as a carrier, heat transfer and dielectric fluid. Key features include zero ODP, low global warming potential (GWP), excellent toxicity profile, non-flammable (no flashpoint, no auto-ignition) and excellent thermal, chemical and hydrolytic stability. In addition, Vertrel offers low surface tension, low viscosity and high liquid density, high material compatibility with most metals, plastics and elastomers and very low solubility for water. Easily miscible with most common solvents, Vertrel high performance cleaning and drying fluids are recommended for use in azeotrope-based systems although they are perfectly suited for use in co-solvent processes in combination with a low volatility solvating agent. Industrial Silicones and Lubricants (ISL) is one of the UK's leading distributors of high performance industrial chemicals with more than 30 years experience serving the UK industry. The company is a major distributor for Dow Corning engineering silicones and Molykote® speciality lubricants and offers a complementary range of top quality products from other world leading manufacturers. ISO 9002 accredited, ISL offers a fast, efficient delivery service to all areas of the UK. For more information, please contact: Andrew Fletcher, ISL Ltd, Timmis Road, Lye, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY9 7BJ. Tel: 01384 897969, Fax: 01384 897960, e-mail: email@example.com Press enquiries to: Tim Jennings, Marshall Jennings PR Limited, Wyvols Court, Swallowfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1WY. Tel: 0118 988 0288, Fax 0118 988 0388, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: http://www.mjpr.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Marshall Jennings PR in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.