JC 880R- Neutral pH Surface Finishing Diethanolamine-Free Compound

Diethanolamine-Free Neutral pH Surface Finishing Compound- JAYCO

In the tumbling-vibratory bowl process, the choice of a suitable compound or solution can significantly impact the effectiveness and outcomes of the surface finishing. One such compound that enhances the process is the neutral pH JAYCO Chemical Solutions JC 880R, a diethanolamine-free compound that’s contaminent-free.

The Benefits of Using a Diethanolamine-Free Compound

The selection of a neutral pH compound like JAYCO Chemical Solutions JC 880R offers several benefits for tumbling-mass finishing. First and foremost, its neutral pH level ensures compatibility with a wide range of materials and workpieces.

Unlike acidic or alkaline compounds that may corrode or react with certain metals or delicate surfaces, the neutral pH JAYCO Chemical Solutions JC 880R provides a safe and gentle cleaning and polishing action. This makes it suitable for various materials such as ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics, and ceramics, ensuring that the parts are treated effectively without causing damage or altering their properties.

It has built-in rust preventative so it can be used for in-process rust prevention on steel: The inclusion of a rust preventative in JC 880R is beneficial for tumbling-mass finishing processes that involve steel workpieces.

Steel is prone to corrosion and rusting, which can affect its appearance and structural integrity. By using JC 880R the compound not only cleans and polishes the steel parts but also provides an additional layer of protection against rust formation during the finishing process.

This helps to extend the lifespan and maintain the quality of the steel components.

JC 880R has proven effective in reducing white residue from plastic media. In tumbling-mass finishing processes that involve plastic media, it is common for white residue or buildup to accumulate on the workpieces.

This residue can be unsightly and difficult to remove, affecting the final appearance of the finished parts. JC 880R is specifically designed to address this issue by reducing the formation of white residue from plastic media.

This compound has excellent wetting properties, allowing it to penetrate and dislodge the residue effectively.

Furthermore, it rinses out well, ensuring that any remaining residue is easily washed away, leaving the parts clean and free from unwanted deposits.

Lastly JC 880R is diethanolamine-free, indicated by the absence of the exploding chest symbol. Diethanolamine (DEA) is a chemical compound commonly used in various industrial applications.

However, it has been associated with health and safety concerns, including respiratory irritation and potential carcinogenic effects. By being diethanolamine-free, JC 880R eliminates these risks and ensures a safer working environment for operators. The absence of the exploding chest symbol, which signifies a hazardous substance, and its replacement with an exclamation point symbol indicate that the compound does not pose the same level of health risks associated with DEA.

This makes JC 880R a more suitable choice for industries that prioritize worker safety and environmental considerations.

Additionally, the use of a neutral pH compound promotes environmental sustainability. Compared to acidic or alkaline compounds, which often require careful handling, disposal, and neutralization processes, JC 880R can be easily managed and disposed of.

Its neutral pH composition minimizes the risk of environmental contamination and simplifies the overall waste management process. This aspect aligns with modern manufacturing practices that prioritize sustainability and responsible resource utilization.

Another advantage of JC 880R is its excellent cleaning and degreasing properties. The compound is designed to remove oils, greases, and other contaminants commonly found on workpieces. Its unique formulation effectively emulsifies and suspends oils and debris, preventing re-deposition on the surface during the tumbling-mass finishing process.

By ensuring thorough cleaning, JC 880R helps to achieve superior surface quality and prepares the parts for subsequent finishing steps or inspections.

Moreover, the neutral pH JC 880R compound provides a stable and predictable performance during the tumbling process. Its consistent composition and controlled action allow for precise control over the desired surface finishing outcomes.

Manufacturers can achieve repeatable results with minimal variations, ensuring consistent quality across batches of workpieces. This reliability is particularly valuable in industries where stringent specifications and standards need to be met consistently.

Furthermore, the neutral pH JC 880R is compatible with a wide range of tumbling media. It works effectively with different types of abrasives, such as ceramic, plastic, or natural media, allowing manufacturers to tailor the tumbling process to specific requirements.

This versatility enhances the flexibility and adaptability of the tumbling-mass finishing system, accommodating various workpiece materials and achieving desired surface finishes.

Making the Right Choice – Choosing a Diethanolamine-Free Compound

In summary, the use of the neutral pH JAYCO Chemical Solutions JC 880R compound enhances the tumbling-mass finishing process in multiple ways. Its compatibility with different materials, environmental sustainability, excellent cleaning properties, stable performance, and compatibility with various tumbling media make it a valuable choice.

By incorporating JAYCO Chemical Solutions JC 880R into the tumbling-mass finishing process, manufacturers can achieve consistent, high-quality surface finishes while ensuring the safety, reliability, and environmental responsibility of their operations.

JAYCO Chemical Solutions is North America’s single-source provider of engineered cleaning solutions. From process analysis and application engineering to delivery and support, JAYCO improves operations for precision metal, medical, optical, UHV, space/aerospace and general manufacturing customers. For more information on JAYCO Chemical Solutions, our products and our markets, please call us at (814) 593-0022, or email us at info@jaycochem.com.

Brian Sutton

Brian Sutton

Brian Sutton, Vice President of Operations, oversees the Jayco Chemical Division, including technology and sales. With 25 years of experience in the industry, Brian enjoys being able to utilize his problem solving and troubleshooting skills while interacting with customers. His favorite part of the job is his team and being able to work with such a dynamic group of individuals. A native of Sheffield, PA, Brian can be found spending quality time with his family, watching sports (Go Steelers), kayaking or hunting. Fun Fact: “As a kid, I always thought I would grow up to become a race car driver.”