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Du-Lite Cleaning Compounds

Removal of oil, grease, buffing compounds, rust, scale and heat discoloration from welding processes is essential for high quality finishing. To clean your parts properly before black oxide finishing, Du-Lite recommends one of our alkaline soak cleaners described below. Browse our products below to learn more. Click on the name of the compound below or scroll down the page.

Du-Lite #45 Cleaner

High Caustic Soak, Heavy Duty soak cleaner for use on all metals except alluminum.

Du-Lite's best heavy duty hot alkaline soak cleaner. Removes oils, greases and contaminants from steel and ferrous alloys. Mix the cleaner 12 oz. per gallon and operate at a temperature of 150 degrees-160 degrees F - cleaning time 2-15 minutes.

Du-Lite ships the #45 Cleaner in heavy duty industrial 5 and 55 gallon plastic containers with rubber gaskets. The 5 gallon containers have heavy duty plastic covers with locking bands.This will protect the cleaner from contamination and moisture for several years.

  45 Cleaner

Du-Lite #37 Cleaner

Low Caustic Soak Silicated soak cleaner for use on all metals except alluminum.

Low caustic, highly silicated soak cleaner for use on all metals except aluminum. Can also be used as an electro cleaner. Mix the cleaner 12 oz. per gallon and operate at a temperature of 150 degrees-160 degrees F - cleaning time 2-15 minutes.

Du-Lite ships the #37 Cleaner in heavy duty industrial 5 and 55 gallon plastic containers with rubber gaskets. The 5 gallon containers have heavy duty plastic covers with locking bands. This will protect the cleaner from contamination and moisture for several years.

  37 Cleaner

Du-Lite E-Z Wash Cleaner

Heavy duty solvent cleaner which removes grease and oil from steel parts prior to black oxide, phosphating or painting. Use at room temperature as is, cleaning time 2-5 minutes.

Du-Lite ships the E-Z Wash Cleaner in heavy duty industrial 5 Gallon and 55 Gallon Drums.

Du-Lite E-Z Wash Cleaner

Du-Lite SP-725 Cleaner

Liquid Soap Concentrate. For use with steam or high pressure washing machinery. USDA approved.

Steam Clean Formula S-725 is a USDA approved heavy duty liquid concentrate for use in power washers or steam cleaning machinery. Formula S-725 is outstanding as a heavy duty cleaner for removal of; oil, grease, solid dirt, etc. from; construction equipment, trucks, buses, and rubbish storage areas. A scientifically formulated compound that combines cleaning agents, water softeners and wetting agents, which reduce coil scaling that can clog machinery and equipment that can be properly rinsed. We ship Steam Clean Formula S-725 in heavy duty industrial 5 and 55 gallon plastic containers.

S-725 Cleaner

The Easy Opener

Due to new shipping regulations by the DOT, we are now required to ship our hazardous and corrosive materials in five-gallon pails with drive on covers. Some of our customers are having trouble removing these covers and have elected to purchase from us "The Easy Opener"; it removes the lid with ease. If you do not already have this device we suggest you include this with your order.

  Easy Opener