Patent Number: 8,066,820

Title: Process for cleaning articles

Abstract: A method of cleaning at least one article having a surface to be cleaned, the method comprising the steps of inserting the article into a cleaning chamber (3), subjecting the surface of the article to treatment with water vapor under conditions such that at least a portion of the water vapor condenses on said surface of the article as condensed water, and introducing an organic solvent into the cleaning chamber (3) and thereby removing the condensed water from the surface of the article, wherein no immersion of the article in water or aqueous solution takes place in the cleaning chamber.

Inventors: Geissler; Konrad (Zurich, CH), Kuemin; Marius (Huenenberg, CH)

Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC

International Classification: B08B 3/00 (20060101); B08B 7/00 (20060101); B08B 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-11-29 0:00:00