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Chemetall-Oakite

Aircraft Exterior Cleaning
Product Spray Brush/Mop Conc. pH Time Form
Ardrox 180BH
Aircraft and ground equipment cleaner. Scented. Biodegradable, streak-free rinsing. Used as a spray, mop-on, foam or immersion cleaner. Meets Boeing, Douglas and AMS requirements
10 - 20% b.v. 11.0 1 - 5 min Liquid
Ardrox 1900B
Thickened general purpose aircraft and ground equipment cleaner. Environmentally friendly. Contains no phosphates or petroleum solvents. Streak-free rinsing. Meets Boeing, Douglas, Pratt & Whitney and AMS requirements
5 - 10% for interiors
Full strength for exteriors
12.0 5 - 10 min Gel
Ardrox 1900BL
Thixotropic low foam version of Ardrox 1900B designed to cling to vertical surfaces
10 - 20% b.v. up to full strength 12.0 1 - 5 min Gel
Ardrox 2410B
Heavy duty, thickened, alkaline, carbon and corrosion remover. Effective on thrust reversers. Conforms to AMS 1640A and 1545A. Not to be used on Aluminum
Full strength 12.5 15 - 60 min Gel
Ardrox 6017
Liquid cleaning/polishing compound specifically formulated to be used on wet or dry aircraft surfaces. Safe to use on painted and unpainted metal surfaces. Meets the requirements of AMS 1531B, AMS 1650B, McDonnell Douglas CSD-1, and Boeing D6-17487
  Full strength 8.5 - 9.0 2 min Liquid
Ardrox 6021
A multi-purpose phosphate and organic solvent free aircraft cleaner. Meets MIL-C-87937, Type III (Gel)
10 - 20% for spray, Full strength for brush 9.5 5 - 10 min Gel
Ardrox 6085
Thixotropic, biodegradable multi-purpose cleaner. Safe for all metals, plastics and painted surfaces. Phosphate and solvent free. Meets Boeing, Douglas, Pratt & Whitney, and AMS requirements
Full strength 12.0 10 - 15 min Gel
Ardrox 6440
Multi-purpose phosphate and organic solvent free aircraft cleaner. Meets MIL-C-87936A, as well as Boeing D6-17487, McDonnell Douglas CSD-1, AMS 1526A, AMS 1527A and AMS 1550A
10 - 30% b.v. 11.5 5 - 10 min Liquid

Aircraft Interior Cleaning
Product Spray Dip Wipe Temp ºF Conc. pH Time Form
Ardrox 179R
Blue, mildly lemon scented liquid used for interior cleaning of aircraft and any other application where general purpose cleaning is required.
  Ambient 10% b.v. 11.5 - 12.0 30 sec Liquid
Ardrox 485R
Low foaming liquid developed for cleaning wool and other synthetic fiber carpets through a Hydro-Soil Extractor type cleaning machine
    120 - 140 1 - 2% b.v. 12.4 - 12.8 N/A Liquid
Ardrox 1820
Concentrated liquid cleaner and deodorizer that can be used on a variety of surfaces including glass, plastic and metal
  Ambient 2 - 10% b.v. 10.0 - 10.5 Up to 8 hours for overnight toilet soak Liquid
Ardrox 1820LF
Non-foaming version of Ardrox 1820 for use in high pressure spray wash systems. Safe for use on glass, plastic and metals
    Ambient 2 - 10% b.v. 10.0 5 - 10 min Liquid
Ardrox 1824
Powerful air freshener that contains a pleasant smelling lemon perfume. Used to mask unpleasant odors in the toilet area and other parts of cabin
  Ambient 1 - 3 oz per gallon 5.0 - 5.5 N/A Liquid
Ardrox 4200Y
Liquid aircraft lavatory odor control compound. Meets the requirements of AMS 1476 and Boeing D6-17487
N/A N/A N/A Ambient 1/2 oz. per gallon 8.5 N/A Liquid
Ardrox 6076
100% organic, biodegradable maintenance liquid cleaner. Blend of natural citrus solvents, emulsifiers and surfactants. No petroleum based solvents
Ambient 4% b.v. up to full strength 4.5 - 5.0 5 - 10 min Liquid
Ardrox 6077
Mildly alkaline product formulated specifically to safely clean aircraft windows. Blend of surfactants and isopropanol. Wax-free and non-corrosive. Meets AMS 1534A, AMS 1535A, McDonnell Douglas CSD#1, Boeing D6-17487, and Pratt & Whitney SPOP 209
    Ambient Full strength 9.5 - 10.0 N/A Liquid

Engine Overhaul Cleaning
Product Spray Dip Temp
ºF
Bath
Conc.
Time pH Fe Al Mg Ti
Ardrox 185
Highly alkaline carbon, scale and rust remover. Approved by GE, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, Turbo Union and SNECMA
  180 - 190 32 - 48 oz. / gal 15 min 13.5 - 14.0    
Ardrox 185L
Liquid version of Ardrox 185
  180 - 190 35 - 50% b.v. 15 min 12.5 - 13.0    
Ardrox 188 RFU
Scale conditioning material that improves scale removal from hot section components. Approved by Garrett, GE, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, MTU and SNECMA
  180 - 200 Full strength 15 min 13.5 - 14.0      
Ardrox 6333
Silicated, alkaline general purpose oil, grease and carbon remover. Meets Boeing BAC 5749 — Alkaline Cleaning. Also approved by GE, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls Royce
  140 - 160 10 - 25% b.v. 15 min 12.0 - 12.5
Ardrox 6333A
Silicated, mildly alkaline, low foaming, multi-metal safe spray cleaner. Approved for use by Boeing, GE, Rolls Royce and Pratt & Whitney
  120 - 180 2 - 10% b.v. 5 - 30 min 11.5 - 12.0
Ardrox 6376
Silicated, alkaline heavy duty grease and carbon removal. Approved for use by Pratt & Whitney, GE and Rolls Royce
  140 - 180 20 - 30% b.v. 15 - 30 min 12.0 - 12.5
Ardrox 1618
Highly alkaline carbon, lead and rust remover in immersion applications. Particularly effective in removing carbon from oil lines in jet engines
  175 - 195 20 - 30% b.v. 30 min - 4 hr 13.0 - 13.5    
Ardrox 6367
Biodegradable, solvent free cleaner that removes salt, atmospheric soils, oils and carbon during hot fired or cold motor washes. Approved by Solar Turbine, Rolls Royce, Garrett, Pratt & Whitney, GE, Turbomeca and SNECMA
  Ambient 20% b.v. As specified by engine manufacturer 8.0 - 9.0

In Process Cleaning
Product Spray Dip Temp
ºF
Conc. pH Time Fe Al Mg Ti
Oakite 90
Heavy duty powder electrocleaner for steel and titanium. Meets Boeing BAC 5749, Alkaline Cleaning
  140 - 190 5 - 12 oz./gal 13+ 30 sec - 2 min    
ImproClean 3000
Silicated liquid immersion cleaner for removal of typical fabrication soils. Meets Boeing BAC 5749, Alkaline Cleaning
  140 - 180 5 - 10% b.v. 12.5 - 12.9 Up to 10 min
ImproClean 5000
Silicated liquid immersion cleaner for aluminum and clad aluminum. Meets Boeing BAC 5763, Alkaline and Emulsion Cleaning. Also works well on steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel and magnesium
  140 - 180 5 - 10% b.v. 10.7 - 11.3 Up to 10 min
Ardrox 6333
Silicated, alkaline general purpose oil, grease and carbon remover. Meets Boeing BAC 5749 — Alkaline Cleaning. Also approved by GE, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls Royce
  140 - 160 10 - 25% b.v. 12.0 - 12.5 15 min
Ardrox 6333A
Silicated, mildly alkaline, low foaming, multi-metal safe spray cleaner. Approved for use by Boeing, GE, Rolls Royce and Pratt & Whitney
  120 - 180 2 - 10% b.v. 11.5 - 12.0 5 - 30 min
Ardrox 6376
Silicated, alkaline heavy duty grease and carbon removal. Approved for use by Pratt & Whitney, GE and Rolls Royce
  140 - 180 20 - 30% b.v. 12.0 - 12.5 15 - 30 min
Ardrox 6471
Silicated, heavy duty liquid cleaner for removing difficult soils in an agitated immersion tank. Meets Boeing BAC 5749, Alkaline Cleaning
  130 - 180 8 - 12% b.v. 12.5 - 13.0 15 - 30 min
Gardoclean A5504
Liquid, non-phosphated, non-silicated, non-chelated, near neutral pH, multi-metal heavy duty aqueous cleaner/rust inhibitor. Oil-splitter; works in both spray and immersion applications
120 - 160 3 - 8% b.v. 9.0 - 9.5 30 sec - 5 min

Aluminum Etchants
Product Spray Dip Temp ºF Bath
Conc.
Time pH
Etchant A45
Liquid alkaline etchant for conversion coating, anodizing, and other processing that requires metal removal
100 - 160 4 - 6% b.v. 1 - 10 min 12.2
Oakite 160
Powder alkaline etchant that meets Boeing BAC 5786, Etch Cleaning of Aluminum Alloys
  100 - 160 2 - 6 oz./gal 1 - 10 min 13.3
Oakite 31
Liquid acidic etchant for aluminum and its alloys. Meets MIL-C-10578D, Type V, Corrosion Removing and Metal Conditioning Compound (Phosphoric acid base), and Pratt & Whitney, PMC 6700-1, Acidic Cleaner
  80 - 160 5 - 50% b.v. 1 - 10 min <2.0
Oakite 33
Liquid acidic cleaner and etchant for aluminum. Meets MIL-C-10578D, Type I, Corrosion Removing and Metal Conditioning Compound (Phosphoric acid base)
  80 - 160 5 - 50% b.v. 1 - 10 min <2.0

Aluminum Deoxidizers
Product Dip Spray Temp ºF Bath
Conc.
Time pH Form
Deoxidizer LNC
Chromium free liquid deoxidizer for aluminum. Deoxidizer LNC meets Boeing BAC 5765, Deoxidizing of Aluminum
Ambient - 100 10 - 20% b.v. 1 - 10 min 0.8 - 1.0 @ 10% b.v. Liquid
Deoxidizer 231
Chromium free liquid deoxidizer for aluminum. Deoxidizer 231 exhibits increased etch rates in comparison to Deoxidizer LNC. Works especially well on aluminum castings. Meets Boeing BAC 5765
  100 - 110 25 - 30% b.v. 2 - 15 min <2.5
(conc.)
Liquid
Deoxidizer 34
Powder chromate deoxidizer for aluminum. Meets BAC 5765
  60 - 100 8 - 16 oz./gal 1 - 7 min 1.1 Powder
Ardrox 1266
Thixotropic, non-chromated, acidic, oxide and corrosion remover for brightening aluminum aircraft surfaces. Produces a uniform matte finish. Conforms to AMS 1640B
  Ambient Full strength 5 - 10 min 2.5 Gel
Ardrox 295G
Non-chromated immersion deoxidizer/desmutter for aluminum Meets Boeing BAC 5765
  Ambient - 100 15 - 20% b.v. 3 - 20 min <1.0 Liquid
Ardrox 355 DU
Thixotropic, acidic compound used to remove corrosion and oxides from aluminum aircraft surfaces. Rapidly removes corrosion by-products and surface oxidation leaving no corroding residues on the aluminum surface
  Ambient Full strength 3 - 5 min 1.5 Gel

Chrome Conversion Coatings
Product Dip Spray Temp ºF Bath
Conc.
pH Time Form
ChromiCoat L25
Meets MIL-C-81706 (qualifying spec for MIL-C-5541), Classes 1A and 3, Form I, Method C. ChromiCoat T3 is used as a replenisher for ChromiCoat L25 baths. Meets Boeing BAC 5719, Chemical Conversion of Aluminum and its Alloys. Only liquid ferric cying free chrome conversion coating for the aerospace industry
  90 - 110 5% b.v. 1.6 - 1.8 3 min Liquid
ChromiCoat 103
Meets MIL-C-81706 (qualifying spec for MIL-C-5541). ChromiCoat 103 meets Class 1A, Form II, Method A & C. It also qualifies for Class 3, Form II, Method C.
90 - 110 1 oz./gal 1.5 - 1.8 15 sec Powder
ChromiCoat 103 RTU Spray
Ready-to-use version of ChromiCoat 103. Specifically designed to chromate aircraft exterior surfaces prior to painting
  70 - 100 Full strength 1.8 - 2.0 15 - 30 sec Liquid
ChromiCoat 203
Meets MIL-C-81706 (qualifying spec for MIL-C-5541). ChromiCoat 203 meets Class 1A, Form I, Method A
  90 - 110 3 - 5% b.v. 1.6 - 1.8 1 min Liquid
ChromiCoat CLR
Liquid chrome conversion coating to be used where low electrical resistance is required. Deposits a clear to light yellow coating on aluminum and meets MIL-C-81706, Class 3, Form I, Method C.
  75 - 85 6 - 8% b.v. 2.3 - 2.5 4 - 6 min Liquid

Corrosion Inhibitors
Product Spray Dip Flash
Point ºF
Al Mg Fe
Dinitrol AV 8
Super-penetrating, water displacing, corrosion inhibiting compound, leaving a tack-free, firm film. Used for protection of all commonly used aerospace metals and alloys. Meets Boeing BMS 3-23F, Type II
117
Dinitrol AV 15
Super-penetrating, water displacing, corrosion inhibiting compound, leaving a tack-free firm film. Used for protection of all commonly used aerospace metals and alloys. Meets Boeing BMS 3-23F, Type II and BMS 3-29
113
Dinitrol AV 25
Penetrating and water displacing all purpose corrosion inhibiting compound, leaving a soft, waxy film. Used for protection of all commonly used aerospace metals and alloys. Meets Boeing BMS 3 - 26, Type I
104
Dinitrol AV 30
Penetrating and water displacing corrosion inhibiting compound, leaving a tack-free waxy film. It is the most versatile of the Dinitrol compound range. It combines penetrating and water displacing properties with excellent corrosion protection at a single pass application. Meets Boeing BMS 3-29
  122
Ardrox 3961
Blend of surfactants, corrosion inhibitors and oil in petroleum based solvent. Has excellent de-watering and penetrating properties and leaves a thin protective film. Meets the requirements of MIL-C-23441A. Approved for use by Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce and GE
108
Ardrox 3962
Mobile liquid which will completely displace fresh or salt water from metal surfaces. Leaves a thin protective film. Approved for use by Patt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce & GE
112

Solvent Cleaners
Product Dip Wipe Bath
Conc.
Temp
ºF
Flash Point
ºF
VOC
g/l
Vapor
Pressure
Ardrox 161K
Wipe solvent cleaner. Quick drying; safe to use on ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Composed of ketone solvents. Meets Boeing BAC 5750 (3:2 MIBK: MEK).
Full strength Ambient <65 804 41.9 mmHg
Ardrox 241K
MEK free wipe solvent for cleaning parts and equipment
Full strength Ambient 110 443 1.5 mmHg
Ardrox 1064K
Non-chlorinated and quick drying solvent cleaner. Multi-metal safe; approved under McDonnell Douglas DMS 2283. Also approved for use by GE and Pratt & Whitney
Full strength Ambient 25 783 44.5 mmHg
Ardrox 5515
Wipe solvent cleaner. Quick drying; safe to use on ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Meets Boeing BAC 5750 (42:58 MEK:Butanol)
Full strength Ambient <65 806 38.0 mmHg
Ardrox 5529
NESHAP-free solvent. Good for cleaning paint spray guns and adhesive application equipment. Meets South Coast Air Quality Management regulations. Meets Douglas DMS 2458
Full strength Ambient 30 549 17.9 mmHg
Ardrox 5564
Non-chlorinated solvent. Good for cleaning paint spray guns and adhesive application equipment. Meets South Coast Air Quality Management regulations. Meets Douglas DMS 2283
Full strength Ambient 100 780 33.2 mmHg
Ardrox 6135
100% organic, biodegradable, thixotropic cleaner specifically designed as a corrosion inhibiting compound (CIC) remover. Meets requirements of AMS 1533
5% - Full strength Ambient 125 782 1.0 mmHG

Paint Strippers
Product Dip Brush Spray Temp
ºF
Conc. pH Fe Al Mg Ti
Ardrox 2302
Diphase, hot bath, heavy duty paint and carbon remover. Upper phase is an oil seal, lower phase is a blend of alkali and solvent. Non-methylene chloride
    Up to 212 85% Ardrox 2302
15% Ardrox 2302S
11.8
Ardrox 2314RFU
Diphase, aqueous immersion paint stripper. Blend of solvent, activators and corrosion inhibitors
  Ambient to 150 Full strength 11.5  
Ardrox 2608
Thickened, solvent-acid paint stripper for vertical surfaces. Contains Methylene chloride. Meets requirements of AMS 1376A
    Ambient Full strength 2.8  
Ardrox 2814
Viscous, non-methylene chloride acidic paint stripper for vertical surfaces
  Ambient Full strength 2.8  
Ardrox 2865
Viscous, non-methylene chloride neutral paint stripper for vertical surfaces
  Ambient Full strength 7.0
Ardrox 2866
Viscous, non-methylene chloride neutral paint stripper for vertical surfaces. Meets Boeing D6-17487 for paint stripping aircraft exteriors
  Ambient Full strength 7.0
Ardrox 3000-W
Viscous, non-inflammable paint stripper which effectively removes epoxy, polyurethane and similar organic coatings from metal surfaces. Meets MIL-R-81294C, Type 1 Class 1. Contains methylene chloride and phenol
  Ambient Full strength 10.0
Gardostrip Q7900
Non-phenolic, non-chlorinated solvent, acidic immersion paint stripper. Multi-metal safe
    100 - 180 Full strength 2.5    

Temporary Protective Coatings
Product Coverage Recommended
Dry Film
Thickness
Temp
ºF
Flash
Point
ºF
Bath
Conc.
Drying
Time
Ardrox 306N
Water-bourne acrylic, transparent green, temporary protective coating for aluminum. Cures rapidly at ambient temperatures, has excellent resistance toward blocking, and is easily removed. Meets Boeing BAC 5034-1; BMS 15-12D, Type I, Class 2
358 sq. ft./gal @ 1.0 mil 1.5 +/- 0.5 mil 50 - 90 76 Full strength 3 hours minimum
Ardrox 321N
Water-bourne acrylic, transparent green, temporary protective coating for aluminum. Cures rapidly at ambient temperatures, has excellent resistance toward blocking, and is easily removed. Meets Boeing BAC 5034-1; BMS 15-12D, Type I, Class 3
464 sq. ft./gal @ 1 mil 1.0 - 2.0 mil 50 - 90 150 Full strength 3 - 4 hours
Ardrox 345N
Solvent based, aerosol-applied, acrylic which cures at ambient temperature. Can be used as a tough up material for Ardrox 306N and Ardrox 321N. Meets Boeing BMS 15-12D, Type I, Class 4
163 sq. ft./gal @ 1.0 mil 1.0 mil 50 - 90 - 4 Full strength 45 minutes

Temporary Protective Coating Removers
Product Spray Brush Temp ºF Bath Conc. Time pH
Ardrox 7050W
Thickened alkaline liquid specifically formulated to remove temporary protective coatings from metal surfaces. Non-ammoniated, biodegradable and safe on all metals. Meets Douglas DPM 5901-1
Ambient Full strength 5 - 15 min 11.0
Ardrox 6008
Thickened alkaline liquid specifically formulated to remove temporary protective coatings from metal surfaces. Non-ammoniated, biodegradable and safe on all metals. Pending approval for Boeing BMS 15-12D, Type II, Class 2
Ambient Full strength 2 - 10 min 11.0

Fluorescent Inspection Penetrants
Penetrant
Type I Fluorescent
Removers/Emulsifiers Developer
Method/Form A B C C D D a b c d/e d/e
Product Sensitivity Water
Washable
9PR3 9PR50 PR1 9PR12 E1 9D4A 9D75 9D76 9D1B NQ1
P131D/970P22 1        
P131E*/970P22E 1+        
P133D/970P23 2        
P134D/970P24 2        
P134E*/970P24E 2+        
P135E*/970P25E 3        
P6F4* 3+        
P136E*/970P26E 4        
985P12 2    
P7F2* 2+        
985P13 3    
P7F3* 3+        
985P14 4  
Penetrant, Type II, Visible
996 N/A        
906 N/A          
P6R N/A          
* Volatile Organic Compound free (VOC-free), and Ozone Layer Depleting Substance free (O.L.D.S.-free) materials formulated with people and the environment in mind
† Available in Aerosols

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