Metaclean MS
APPLICATIONS: Netural detergent cleaner, ideal for pre-cleaning most metal substrates prior to pickling and electroplating. Extremely effective for the removal of oils,greases and impacted polishing residues. Will replace solvent cleaning and can be used with ultrasonic equipment. Useful for general degreasing of engineering components.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 10 to 30 ml/l, at 70 to 100°C, immerse for 1 to 5 minutes;
Ultrasonic: Use 10 ml/l max.,at 70°C max.
Metaclean CAC
APPLICATIONS: Low temperature cleaner for both ferrous and non-ferrous substrates. First stage cleaner prior to pickling and soak cleaning etc. Effectively takes initial load of soil / oil from components.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 40 to 60 gm/l, at 40 to 50°C, immerse for 4 to 6 minutes.
Metaclean AC 40
APPLICATIONS: Low cost equivalent of Metaclean ACT. A general purpose cleaner for both ferrous and non-ferrous substrates. Mostly used by soak application.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 40 to 80 gm/l, at 60 to 80°C, immerse for 4 to 6 minutes.
Metaclean 105
APPLICATIONS: High efficiency cleaner for ferrous and non-ferrous substrates. Will remove oils, greases and other soils. Rapid penetrating action and long life. Is less alkaline than Metaclean ACT and may be used where substantial quantity of brass is being treated.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 25 to 50 gm/l, at 60 to 95°C, immerse for 1 to 5 minutes.
For Zinc: at 50 to 60°C, immerse for 1 to 3 minutes.
Metaclean ACT
APPLICATIONS: Low concentration, long life, high efficiency cleaner for rack and barrel application. Effective for removal of large volumes of tenacious mineral oil and other soil residues from ferrous metals. May also be used for copper and brass. Can be used as second stage electrolytic cleaner.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 10 to 40 gm/l, at 70 to 95°C, immerse for 1 to 2 minutes.
Metaclean ZX-E
APPLICATIONS: Low alkalinity general purpose cleaner for all metals including steel, brass, zinc and aluminium. Can be used to float off large quantities of oil. May also be used as a cathodic cleaner.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 40 to 50 gm/l, at 80 to 90°C, immerse for 2 to 3 minutes.
For Zinc and Aluminium: 70°C max.
Allclean 2010
APPLICATIONS: For effective removal of heavy heat treatment scales, to remove soils / oils from steel substrates. Soak cleaning recommended.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 100 to 200 gm/l, at 30 to 40°C, immerse for 3 to 5 minutes.
Metaclean OX
APPLICATIONS: Descaling cum degreasing cleaner for removal of heavy duty heat treatment scales from steel as well as stainless steel. Suitable for case hardened and carburized steel.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 50 to 100 gm/l, at 80 to 90°C, immerse for 10 to 15 minutes (For thicker scales longer immersion time may be required).
Metaclean AX
APPLICATIONS: Primarily an anodic hot alkaline cleaner for steel components. Has excellent smut removal properties and emulsifies animal and vegetable oils and greases. Can also be used as a second stage cleaner for cyanide free lines.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 100 gm/l, at 80 to 95°C, immerse for 1 to 5 minutes, with 4 to 10 A/dm2 anodically.
Metaclean 104
APPLICATIONS: Heavy duty hot anodic alkaline cleaner for steel. Will remove mineral oils and greases. Can be used as a soak cleaner for leaded brass and castings.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 20 to 50 gm/l, at 80 to 95° C, immerse for 1 to 5 minutes, with 3 to 4 A/dm2 anodically.
Metaclean KW
APPLICATIONS: Highly effective second stage cleaner for removing metallic and oxide films from steel, brass or zinc alloy. Used anodically for ferrous substrates and cathodically for non-ferrous substrates. Ensures good adhesion of electroplate. Contains cyanide.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 75 gm/l, at room temperature to 40°C, immerse for 1 to 5 minutes, with Cathode Current Density (CCD) 2 to 5 A/dm2.
Metaclean KX
APPLICATIONS: A mild electrolytic cathodic cleaner for brass, copper and nickel silver. Particularly useful for precious metals. Contains cyanide.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 125 gm/l, at room temperature to 38°C, immerse for 2 to 3 minutes, with CCD 2 to 4 A/dm2.
Metaclean HW
APPLICATIONS: A cyanide based cleaner for ferrous and non-ferrous substrates, for soak / cathodic cleaning.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 100 gm/l, at ambient temperature, for 2 to 4 minutes, cathodic with 4 to 6 volts.
Metaclean Albond
APPLICATIONS: A cleaner used for alloy zincating of aluminium. Before plating.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 25 to 40 gm/l, at 35 to 50°C, immerse for 20 to 30 seconds. Cathodically for 1/2 to 2 minutes, with 4 to 6 volts.
Metaclean MK
APPLICATIONS: A highly efficient cleaner for the non-etch cleaning of aluminium prior to anodising, electroplating or elctropolishing. Does not contain silicates or caustic. Used as soak or electrolytic cleaner to remove all oils, greases and polishing composition residues. Also used for brass, zinc and plastics.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 25 to 40 gm/l, at 60 to 70°C, immerse for 1 to 5 minutes.
Metaclean ALF
APPLICATIONS: Alkaline cleaner for the production of a semi-bright matt finish for aluminium. At low concentrations can be used as a light etch cleaner.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 25 to 50 gm/l, at 68 to 74°C, immerse for 20 to 30 seconds depending on degree of frosting required.
Pickle Aid
APPLICATIONS: An additive to mineral acid pickles to aid cleaning and pickling in one operation prior to hot soak / electrolytic cleaning in finishing process sequence while electroplating and phosphating. Contains inhibitors, emulsifiers and accelerators which ensure rapid grease and rust removal without attack on the base metal.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 50 ml/l, at cold temperature to 70°C, immerse for 1 to 15 minutes depending on amount of scale and grease.
Picsal S
APPLICATIONS: A composite acid pickle for descaling iron and steel. Minimises hydrogen embrittlement and effectively inhibited, so that pickling action ceases when the rust or scale is removed. Ideal for parts with fine dimensional limits.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Ready to use, at cold temperature to 50°C, time dependent on quantity of scale.
Dry Acid Salt
APPLICATIONS: A powdered salt mixture providing alternate to concentrated acids. Used for derusting and descaling steel, activating leaded brass, deoxidising copper and its alloys.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 12 to 200 gm/l, at cold temperature to 60°C, immerse for 15 seconds to 1 minute, upto 20 minutes for heavy scale.
Picsal BR
APPLICATIONS: A composite acid pickle for descaling brass, copper and its alloys. Minimises tarnishing.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 500 ml/l, at room temperature, time dependent on quantity of scale.
Picsal AD
APPLICATIONS: An alkaline pickle for derusting and descaling iron and steel, with or without cyanide. Can be used for copper and alloys. Can also be used as second stage electrolytic cleaner. Soak or electrolytic. No hydrogen embrittlement on high tensile steel. No etching of surface.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 100 to 200 gm/l, at cold temperature to 100°C, time depending on quantity of scale, with CCD 5 to 10 A/dm2 cathodic / anodic.
Desmutting Salts
APPLICATIONS: For Desmutting of aluminium during pretreatment.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 25 to 40 gm/l, at ambient temperature.
Chrosal CNS (Chrome Neutralising Process)
APPLICATIONS: Used for neutralizing and chemically reducing the chrome solution carried over on plated components. It has an advantage over sodium bi-sulphite in that it not only neutralizes any free acid but also reduces residual hexavalent chromate compounds to safer green trivalent state. Very effective on automatic plants.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 3 gm/l, at room temperature, immerse for 1 to 2 minutes.
Albond Dip
APPLICATIONS: An essential pre-treatment for zincating of aluminium and its alloys. It enables direct dull or bright nickel deposits to be applied without intermediate brass or copper plating.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Ready to use solution, at room temperature, immerse for 1 to 2 minutes.
PS 1000 (Protective Coating for Metals)
APPLICATIONS: A water soluble compound applied over various conversion coatings to increase corrosion protection. It can also be used over all clean metal surfaces like aluminium, magnesium, copper, brass, silver, gold etc.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use one part of PS 1000 with 2 to 3 parts of water, at 15 to 60°C, pH 7.5 to 8.5, immerse for 10 to 30 seconds.
PS 2000 (Protective Coating for Metals)
APPLICATIONS: Protective Sealant (Top Coat) for chromate Passivated zinc/alloy deposits, to enhance corrosion resistance.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use one part of PS 2000 with 2 to 4 parts of water, at ambient temperature, pH 7.5 to 8.5, immerse for 30 to 40 seconds.
Passifix
APPLICATIONS: Special post chromate passivation dip for improving adhesion of chromate film over bright zinc deposit. Improves corrosion resistance, UV resistance etc of conversion coating over zinc and cadmium.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 50 to 200 ml/l, in good quality water, at ambient temperature, immerse for 20 to 40 seconds.
Rinse Aid
APPLICATIONS: Special product to improve rinsing efficiency of post plating rinses, especially in case of Acid zinc plating operations. Its use can minimize carryovers to subsequent stages of the process. Product can help conserve water.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 10 to 30 ml/l in post plating rinse tank.
Minimist
APPLICATIONS: Minimist is stable spray suppressant for use in most decorative chromium plating operations for controlling toxic fumes released during plating.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 0.8 gm/l initially and for maintenance appropriate routine addition.
Barium Carbonate
APPLICATIONS: Used for reducing excess sulphate from chromium plating bath solution.
OPERATING CONDITIONS: Use 2 gm for every 1gm of excess sulphate to be removed from plating solution.