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Article Summary: Newspaper Pressmen Clean Presses Faster with No Solvents and No Soap
6.29.98

A number of major newspapers have adopted a new cleaning technology that uses dry ice pellets to clean presses. The process of cleaning presses and their components may have taken eight hours, more or less, depending on the press and its condition. That eight-hour job takes about an hour with the carbon dioxide (dry ice) pellets and does not require the use of any cleaning solvents or soaps. It saves a significant amount of labor time and, from an environmental perspective, produces the least amount of waste. Information on this system is available at http://www.alpheus2clean.com.

Author: Gerry Valerio
Title: Alpheus takes the hassle out of press cleaning
Source: Newspapers & Technology: April 1998, vol. 10, no. 4, page18

 

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