Safe Solvents granted UK patent for revolutionary parts and process cleaning method

Environmental technology business, Safe Solvents Europe Ltd has successfully patented its propriety Ambimization® method for process and parts cleaning, as of January 2020.

Ambimization® provides businesses with a viable alternative to the use of hydrocarbon solvents, heated and caustic detergents. These substances have traditionally been used across all process and parts cleaning, but which today are at odds with the corporate values of employee safety, sustainability and productivity.

In contrast, Ambimization® uses water-based fluids that work at ambient temperature, are non-flammable, non-carcinogenic and have a VOC level of just 6.5%. As Ambimization® does not require fluids to be heated, it also prevents emulsification which, when coupled with the fluid’s natural splitting properties, drastically reduces the volume and cost of waste disposal.

Safe Solvents’ Founder and CTO, Tom Sands, comments: “Ambimization® delivers a step-change in value for businesses undertaking de-greasing, component cleaning, parts washing and surface treatment. Not only does it de-risk a number of traditionally hazardous applications, but it can facilitate operational change, driving gains in productivity.”

He continues: “These operational benefits are unique to Ambimization®. As such, it has the potential to be a major disruptor of the traditional solvent market. We are delighted therefore this proprietary methodology is now protected by UK patent.”

Ambimization® is suitable for the removal of many forms of surface contamination, from oil, paint and ink to highly carbonised metals. The method is compatible with a range of proprietary machinery, while the fluid is also available as part of a fluid-only contract for applications that require in-situ cleaning.

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