As with most products, there are some pitfalls to avoid. Only knowledgeable persons should be allowed to operate the Sidewinder Model M-s.
- Never process unidentified compounds.
- Avoid the processing of wastes containing acids.
- Do not process wastes containing Nitrocellulose or Cellulose Nitrate (found in many lacquers and inks) or other reactive materials under any circumstance.
- Know what you are processing and check material safety data sheets for the waste contaminants as well as for the solvent to be recycled for compatibility before processing.