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Textile Dry Cleaning Supplies and Services

Since the 1980s, Technichem has been providing cleaning solvents and materials management services to the textile dry cleaning industry.  Technichem’s 30-year active role in the textile cleaning industry has resulted in comprehensive programs to supply the highest quality solvents and end-of-use materials management.  This successful cooperation between the manufacturer and user to create responsible “product stewardship” is clearly on display within the textile cleaning industry.  Move forward to better products and solutions with Technichem…

With hydrocarbon based solvents becoming the most popular alternative dry cleaning fluid, Technichem has manufactured its own premium grade hydrocarbon specifically for dry cleaning.

Calypsolv HC

Premium Hydrocarbon

Virgin Perchloroethylene

(PCE)

Technichem's virgin tetrachloroethylene (PCE) is manufactured with the highest purity available.  Technichem's virgin PCE is formulated specifically for dry cleaning applications.

Waste Disposal Management

As a manufacturer of dry cleaning solvents, Technichem is committed to environmental protection and product stewardship for its chemicals. 

Calypsolv

Premium Hydrocarbon for Textile Dry Cleaning

The fastest growing alternative dry-cleaning fluid is hydrocarbon based solvent.  These solvents are comprised of straight and multi-branched mixtures of hydrocarbons.  Some of these compounds act as better solvents and some can be relatively more harmful to the environment and product user.

Calypsolv HC is a direct solvent replacement for dry-cleaning machines designed to operate using high flash (>140 F) hydrocarbon solvent.  Technichem's Calypsolv HC contains a unique stabilizer package to prevent product degradation and to protect expensive equipment from corrosion.  Calypsolv HC can be directly added and used during any machine life cycle; the initial start-up, the routine addition of solvent; or the complete replacement of cleaning solvent.

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Benefits of using Calypsolv Hydrocarbon

  • Direct replacement for hydrocarbon solvents with flash point > 140 F

  • Enhanced stabilizer package to minimize degradation

  • Reduced environmental impact and lower health risk to users

The difficulty with hydrocarbon solvent is crafting a formulation that exhibits the best textile cleaning characteristics and provides the user with the greatest environmental and product safety.  Technichem's new hydrocarbon solvent, Calypsolv HC is the ultimate hydrocarbon solvent for textile dry-cleaning applications. Calypsolv HC is a blend of the most stable iso-paraffinic hydrocarbons and is highly purified to reduce or remove harmful and unwanted components.

 

Perchloroethylene

Perchloroethylene is widely used throughout the world and is the leading cleaning solvent for textile dry-cleaning applications. Perchloroethylene or PCE, is a chlorinated solvent with extensively researched qualities and characteristics. PCE exhibits excellent solvent capability and is non-flammable, non-explosive, and non-reactive.  Technichem's virgin perchloroethylene is manufactured with the highest degree of purity and formulated specifically for dry-cleaning applications.  This formulation includes a stabilizer package that minimizes product degradation and maximizes the corrosion resistance when used with textile dry-cleaning equipment.  Technichem's virgin perchloroethylene is suitable in any amount (recharge or refill)  for use in dry-cleaning machines designed to use perchloroethylene as the cleaning solvent.

 
  • Technichem's virgin perchloroethylene (PCE) is manufactured with the highest purity available. Technichem's virgin PCE is formulated specifically for dry-cleaning applications.

  • Formulation includes a stabilizer package minimizing product degradation and maximizing corrosion resistance when used with textile dry-cleaning equipment. 

  • Suitable in any amount (recharge or refill)  for use in dry-cleaning machines designed to use perchloroethylene cleaning solvent.

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Waste Management

As a manufacturer of dry cleaning solvents, Technichem is committed to environmental protection and product stewardship for its chemicals. This includes the management and recycling of the waste created from its solvents. Technichem works hand in hand with its clients to ensure efficient and proper disposal of all hazardous by-products produced by dry cleaning solvents.

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Waste Management Services

  • Tetrachloroethylene (PCE)

  • Hydrocarbon

  • K4/Green Earth

  • DrySolv

  • Rynex

  • Stoddard

Waste Types

  • Still/Solid Residue

  • Standard/Split/Jumbo Filters

  • Contaminated Waste Water

TECHNICHEM

Hayward Office

 

2349 Lincoln Avenue, Hayward, CA  94545

Email: info@technichem.com

Phone:  (510) 785-5455      Fax:  (510) 785-5406