Specialized Foam Cleaning

  • Greenhorne, R., U.S. Patent 1,135,684, April 13, 1915
    Process for Removing Scale from Incrusted Surfaces
    (Perhaps the first example of foamed cleaning)
  • Brenner, J.W., U.S. Patent 3,037,887, June 5, 1962
    Foam Cleaning of Surfaces
    (Industrial vessel cleaning)
  • Crowe, C.W., U.S. Patent 3,436,262, April 1, 1969
    Cleaning by Foam Contact and Foam Regeneration Method
    (Industrial vessel cleaning)
  • Simmons, B.G., U.S. Patent 4,133,773, January 9, 1979
    Apparatus for Making Foamed Cleaning Solutions and Method of Operation
    (Industrial vessel cleaning)
  • Banks, W.P., U.S. Patent 4,238,244, December 9, 1980
    Method of Removing Deposits from Surfaces with a Gas Agitated Cleaning Liquid
    (Industrial vessel cleaning)
  • Bender, H., U.S. Patent 4,266,982, May 12, 1981
    Method and Apparatus for Cleaning a Matrix of a Wet Magnetic Separator
    (Nuclear plant application)
  • Sakurai, M., U.S. Patent 4,806,277, February 21, 1989
    Decontaminating Solid Surfaces
    (Nuclear plant application)
  • Simmons, B.G., U.S. Patent 4,849,027, July 18, 1989
    Method for Recycling Foamed Solvents
    (Industrial vessel cleaning)