Ultrasonic Cleaning Solution Selection Guide
Selecting the correct ultrasonic cleaning solution is simplified when you have a clear understanding of what you are cleaning and the contaminants you want to remove. We offer a variety of biodegradable formulations, one or more of which should satisfy your cleaning requirements. All cleaning solutions are shipped as concentrates and are diluted per instructions in the water-filled ultrasonic cleaner tank, then mixed and degassed before you start the cleaning cycle.
We also offer special formulations* for ultrasonic firearm lubrication and corrosion protection.
Shipments include material safety data sheets (MSDS).
|Parts to Clean||Contaminants to Remove||Solution to Use||Dilution with Water|
|Electronics, PCBs, glass, ceramics, plastic parts||Polishing suspensions, grease, oil, fluxes, spilled liquids, water damage||Elma tec clean A1||3-10%|
|Engine parts, all metals, glass, ceramics, plastics, rubber||Grease, oils, soot, wax, combustion residues, organic contaminants||Elma tec clean A4||1-5%|
|Non-ferrous and light metals, PCBs, glass, plastics, tarnished brass and copper, scuba diving gear||Corrosion and lime deposits, water damage, grease, oil, oxide layers||Elma tec clean S1||1-5%|
|Medical, dental and surgical instruments before sterilizing or disinfecting||Blood, tissue, ointments, light oils, bodily excretions||MedClean C7||1-3%|
|Metal, aluminum parts to be anodized, glass, ceramic, plastics||Lime scale, aqueous cooling emulsions, light mineral greases and oils||Elma clean 260 dip & splash||2%|
|Rifles, shotguns, pistols and other firearms||Dried lubricants, firing residues, lead shavings, dirt||GunClean L6||10%|
|*Firearm lubrication||For use after cleaning, leaves dry oil film||GunLube L5||Full strength|
|*Corrosion inhibitor||Prevents corrosion of metals during/after aqueous cleaning||Elma-KS||0.05-0.5%|
If you do not see what you need here please contact us to discuss your cleaning challenges. Chances are we’ll be able to recommend a formulation that does the job.