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||Order Online|
|Electronics, PCBs, glass, ceramics, plastic parts||Polishing suspensions, grease, oil, fluxes, spilled liquids, water damage||Elma tec clean A1||3-10%|
|Ferrous & non-ferrous metals, precious metals, glass; brighten brass & copper||Oil, fat, grease, sweat, oxides, buffing compounds||Elma tec clean A2
|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%|
|Gentle cleaning metallic plastics, glassy and ceramic surfaces, jewelry||Oils, greases, grinding, lapping & polishing residues, dust, fingerprints||Elma tec clean N1||5%||
|Medical, dental and surgical instruments before sterilizing or disinfecting||Blood, tissue, ointments, light oils, bodily excretions||MedClean C7||1-3%||1Gal|
|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%||2.5L|
|Jewelry made of gold, silver, platinum and their alloys.||Brightens jewelry within seconds. Removes tarnish from silver. Not suitable for soft stones, pearls or corals||Elma Noble Clean||50%||1L|
|Rifles, shotguns, pistols and other firearms||Dried lubricants, firing residues, lead shavings, dirt||GunClean L6||10%||1Gal|
|*Firearm lubrication||For use after cleaning, leaves dry oil film||GunLube L5||Full strength||1Gal|
|Silver, Platinum, Jewelry and Gems||Dirts, Grease, Buffing compounds, Rouge, Tripoli, Oxides||JewelryClean S8||2-5%||2Qt|
|Dental and medical equipment||Blood, tissue, debris and other contaminants from instruments when used in an ultrasonic cleaning machine. Can also be used as a carrier bath for beakers and auxiliary pans||Manufacturing General Purpose Cleaner||Makes 13 gallons of solution per bottle||1Gal
|*Corrosion inhibitor||Prevents corrosion of metals during/after aqueous cleaning||Elma-KS||0.05-0.5%||2.5L|
|Heavily soiled carburetors and engine parts, production equipment, tools, mixing vats, tanks and drums||Carbon, varnish, shellac, rust, printing inks, paints, adhesives, powder coatings, grease and oil||Shellac Buster||Full Stregth||1Gal|
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.
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