Alkaline Degreaser / Bilge Cleaner

General Description

DG-88C is an effective, highly concentrated, biodegradable, water-soluble cleaner / degreaser. DG-88C was developed as total maintenance product for general industry and as a Steam Cleaner Additive. DG-88C contains no chlorinated hydrocarbons, no petroleum distillates and very little free caustic.

Application

DG-88C should be diluted and sprayed onto surface, allowed to penetrate and then hosed off with water pressure. It may also be applied with a rag, sponge or mop. When used as a bilge cleaner, use 1:10 for extremely contaminated bilges, and up to 30:1 for normal oil control. Use 2 - 5% when used as a circulating cleaner or in steam injection.

Physical Properties

Color Red
Odor Bland
Specific Gravity 1.05
pH > 12.5
Density 8.7 lbs./gal
Flash Point None
Water Solubility 100%

Dilutions

Depending upon the condition of the surface to be cleaned and age of the deposits, DG-88C may be diluted with water:

  • For heavily grease-encrusted machinery; use 1 : 1.
  • For engine rooms and medium oil deposits; use 5 to 1.
  • For light cleaning; use as much as 20 to 1.
  • As a Steam Cleaner Additive; use 1-2 pints / 3 pounds of powdered material normally used

Availability

DG-88C is available in UN approved 1 gallon pails, 5 gallon pails and 55 gallon drums.

Handling

Observe warning label on containers. Normal precautions for industrial chemicals apply.

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pdf DG-88C-DEGREASER-PB (23 KB)

pdf DG-88C DEGREASER SDS (184 KB)