A device designed to remove grease and foreign matter from mechanical parts and like items, usually metallic, by purging action in vaporized or liquid solvent or solvent-free solution confined in a tank or similar vessel. It usally includes a circulating pump, heating mechanism, and may include an auxiliary supply tank and spray equipment, and/or an ultrasonic generator. For ittems consisting essentially of a metal vessel with heating equipment, and adaptable to functions other than degreasing (e.g., wax melting), see TANK, HOT DIP (as modified). See also PARTS CLEANING CAN. SAFETY, BENCH. Excludes CLEANER, ULTRASONIC.