Further Information

User reactions, dissemination

Inquiries, comments, visitors, Cleantool conference, lectures, PR, ... >>

The Project

Objectives, tasks, partners, advisory boards, finance, ... >>
The questionnaire for our database entries (rtf, 130 kB) >>

Professional journals, publications

European and international professional journals ... >>
Also many manufacturers offer interesting articles for download; e.g.: SurTec or Dürr-Ecoclean

Institutes, research groups, optimization potential

European and international institutes and working groups ... >>
Optimization potentials, interesting ideas on the improvement of processes ... >>


Technical web pages .. >>
Environment, Occupational Safety and Health links ... >>

Forum, Listserv, Mailinglists

JOT, Germany, forum of the Journal for Surfacetechnology ... >>
Forum Bauteilreinigung, Uni Dortmund, Germany... >>
PF-online, USA: Cleaning/Pretreatment Forum ... >>
NMFRC, USA, Questions can be sent to different professionals ... >>
PIUS, Germany: Mailinglist on production integrated environment protection ... >>
PIUS, Germany: Specialists network (contact to potential partners etc.) ... >>

Trade fairs

German but internationally attended trade fair "parts2clean" ... >>

Additional databases and information systems:

SAGE A comprehensive expert system for parts cleaning and degreasing generating a ranked list of possible solvent and process alternatives aaccording to the users requirements. Developed by the Surface Cleaning Program at Research Triangle Institute in cooperation with the U.S. EPA (English only).
Bauteilreinigung A selection system for component cleaning developed by the university of Dortmund which assists the user in analysing her/his cleaning jobs with regard to cleaning methods and agents (German only).
TURI A department of the University of Lowell, Massachusetts (USA). TURI has been conducting evaluations on
alternative cleaning products since 1993. A majority of these products were designed for metal surface cleaning. The results of these tests are available on-line through the Institute’s laboratory database: www.cleanersoluions.org.
PARIS II Computer Aided Solvent Design For Pollution Prevention. The software is currently being marketed to the solvent industry. A version of PARIS_II may be downloaded from the TDS web-site http://www.tds.cc to allow users in the solvent community to test the software (English only).
EPA Solvents database Sovents database of the US Environmental Protection Agency EPA (English only).
Tankcleaning Database (demo version) for ship's tankcleaning covering some 7000 chemicals shipped regularly in bulk. The success of a tankcleaning job depends on many factors such as thorough planning of the cleaning job, the design of tanks, cleaning machines and their operation, design of piping, heating capabilities etc which are known only to ship’s command. The software provides alternative methods for difficult products so that the best fit can be selected (nur auf Englisch).

Last updated by Klaus Kuhl, 5.11.2007