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Aqualem R

Semi-Aqueous Degreaser for use in the litho and offset printing industries

A unique water based cleaning formulation designed for use on most water based paints, dyes and inks used in the printing industry.

  • Biodegradable and environmentally friendly
  • Effluent is easily disposable to drains.
  • Has cleaning power equal to traditional ink cleaners

Benefits

For environmental reasons, an increasing number of cardboard box colour overprinters are moving towards the use of water based inks. It is important that the cleaning agents applied to clean equipment at the end of working shifts and at colour changes during production runs are also environmentally safe.

 Aqualem R:

  • Cleaning properties identical to traditional ink cleaners
  • High flash point
  • Non-toxic
  • Biodegradable and environmentally friendly

Where to Use

A unique water based cleaning formulation designed for use on most water based paints, dyes and inks used in the printing industry.

How to Use

For heavily soiled components

  • Use as supplied.
  • Soak for 10 minutes and wash off with clean water.

For general cleaning

  • Dilute with water (2−10%, depending on the level of soiling).
  • Apply by brush, spray or by dipping and wash off with clean water.

NOTE

Printing ink effluent (containing Aqualem R) should be processed in interceptors before discharging to foul sewers.

Pack Sizes

  • 1000 Litre

  • 200 Litre

  • 25 Litre

  • 4 x 5 Litre

Technical Data

Appearance Pale yellow liquid
SG 1.02
pH 11.0
VOC content <10% (<3.5% natural origin)
Flash point 62°C
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