Problem: Clean a magnesium helicopter gear case
1) Scrap case was cut into pieces
2) One end of the case was placed into Branson Model 2510 ultrasonic cleaner filled with eOx® AeroTech 2000.
3) Ultrasonic bath was run for 15 minutes with a bath temperature of 120°F.
4) Cleaned area of case was metal sprayed with no adhesion failure.
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