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Looking for Wetting Additive for Caustic Cleaner.


I own an engine shop and have caustic based cleaner. I am looking for a wetter additive that won't be rejected by the caustic (maybe some kind of low flash solvent?). Of course this means I want to speed my cleaning time up. Current bath specs are, Dip Tank, 180 degrees, 2 pounds per gallon with agitation, cleaning time on engine blocks 1 to 2 hours.

Rob Wells
- Peterborough,Canada


Canadian Finishing Systems, located in Burlington, Ontario has a wide range of surfactant packages designed specifically designed for use with caustic soda. Please visit our web site located at Ken Lemke

Ken Lemke
Ken Lemke
Burlington, Ontario, Canada


There are a number of off-the-shelf surfactants that will do the job. Dowfax 2A1 0r 3B2 from Dow Chemicals Berol DGR81 from Akzo Nobel Berol R

Roger Bridger
Croydon, UK

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