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Why is vapor degreasing important to the aerospace industry?

Vapor degreasing is a critical cleaning process in the aerospace industry, as it is used to remove contaminants such as oils, greases, and other soils from aircraft and aerospace components. These contaminants can interfere with the performance and safety of these components, so it is important to remove them through a thorough and effective cleaning process.

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What industries is vapor degreasing used in?

Vapor degreasing is a cleaning process that uses solvents to dissolve and remove contaminants such as oils, greases, and other soils from various types of materials. It is commonly used in a wide range of industries and applications, including:

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5 Most Asked Questions About Vapor Degreasing

Is vapor degreasing safe?
When used properly, vapor degreasing is a safe and effective cleaning method. However, it is important to carefully follow safety guidelines and use appropriate personal protective equipment when handling solvents. Additionally, it is important to properly maintain and clean the vapor degreasing equipment to ensure the safety of the cleaning process.

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New EPA Ruling on n-propyl bromide (nPB) and How to Choose the Right Alternative

On April 8, 2022, the US EPA added n-propyl bromide (1-bromopropane or nPB) to the list of hazardous substances under CERCLA/Superfund.

View the complete rule here –

Regulatory agencies’ push for the substitution of n-propyl bromide (1-bromopropane or nPB) with more environmentally responsible alternatives has gotten more clarity. This transition can be a daunting task for those using nPB as a critical part of their solvent cleaning operations, however there are viable alternatives available.

Our NEXT Generation Solvents are a direct, drop-in replacement for n-propyl bromide.  Enviro Tech is proud to be an industry leader once again as a supplier of NEXT 3000, EnSolv® NEXT solvents, and NEXT HD Pro as alternatives to chlorinated and brominated vapor degreasing solvents. These new formulations replace chemicals such as HCFC-225 (AK-225), trichloroethylene (TCE), n-propyl bromide (nPB) and more, offering advantages such as lower ozone depletion potential (ODP), higher KB value, lower toxicity and less governmental regulation.

Advantages of NEXT Generation Solvents

  • Zero ozone depletion potential (ODP)
  • Nonflammable cleaning fluid (no flash point)
  • High solvency strength
  • Evaporates quickly
  • Low surface tension
  • No acid acceptance testing
  • No stabilizer additives required
  • No hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)
  • Nonhazardous transport (U.S. DOT)
  • SNAP approved for degreasing and aerosol
  • Excellent materials compatibility
  • Suitable for use in existing equipment
  • Useful across a myriad industries


Between our EnSolv® NEXT and NEXT 3000 product lines, Enviro Tech has a fluorinated nonflammable solvent solution to tackle your industry’s unique needs, while contributing to a safer workplace and a safer environment.