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Use of Acetone in Composite Cleaning

February 15, 2022 / by CBG Biotech posted in Industrial, acetone


Acetone is a potent chemical solvent that is frequently used to clean, degrease, strip lacquers, waxes, resins and paints. For this reason, Acetone is commonly used in varied industrial applications.

In composite applications, Acetone will dissolve and remove epoxy, polyester and vinyl ester resin from tools, brushes and surfaces. Acetone will effectively remove wax and grease for surface preparation prior to bonding.

Acetone possesses strong characteristics for use in composite cleaning applications such as:

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Recycling IPA for 3D Printing with SolvTrue™ by CBG Biotech

November 16, 2021 / by CBG Biotech posted in Industrial


As 3D printing adoption continues to expand, demand for IPA to clean parts is increasing in tandem. At Formlabs, we’ve increasingly been having conversations with customers about how to better incorporate sustainability best practices into their print operations. Concerns over the environmental impact of consuming large quantities of IPA, especially for companies printing with a significant amount of resin each week, have many looking for ways to recycle and reuse IPA.

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