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Detergents

Aqueous Parts Cleaning Detergents

Better Engineering Mfg., a world renowned manufacturer of parts cleaning machinery, offers a line of water-based detergents/additives that are ideal for parts cleaning. These proven detergents are water soluble and biodegradable, making them safe for employees and the environment.

BE Detergents

Benefits of “BE” Chemistry

• Biodegradable – No VOC’S, Non-flammable, Non-hazardous
• Lower pH’s – Generally safe on all metals
• Forces oils to the surface for easy skimming
• Low foaming – Designed for powerful spray washers
• Excellent rust inhibition
• Free-rinsing

Detergent Selection

Choose the detergent that's right for your application!

The selection chart below will assist you in finding the ideal detergent. The factors to consider are:
1) contaminants being removed
2) type of parts being cleaned (type of metal)
3) importance of rinsing
4) requirement for rust inhibition (to protect the machine if it is constructed of mild steel) and parts that are mild steel.

If equipment is constructed of mild steel,  a compatible rust inhibitor should be added to washing solution to maximize corrosion protection for the machine.  Never mix AMINE containing and NITRITE containing solutions.  De-ionized water should only be used in spray washers constructed from stainless steel.

Using the selection chart below, choose the best detergent for the soils being removed (from light oils and chips to heavy grease), for the type of parts being cleaned (type of metal), and for the construction materials of the machine (mild steel or stainless.)

Whether you are ready to order or if you need assistance choosing the right one....

Our Customer Service Team is here to help!

Wide selection of detergents and additives

Keep your parts cleaning system operating optimally with BE’s specially formulated line of water-based detergents and additives.

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Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

Detergent Safety Data Sheets

Better Engineering offers a complete line of detergents designed to work with your BE parts washer and your cleaning application. From light oils and chips, heavy oils, grease, inks, dyes, flux or other material, we have a detergent to clean your parts. All of our detergents / degreasers are water soluble and biodegradable, making them safer for employees and the environment.

Product
Description
Tech Bulletin
SDS
PDN-50
HEAVY-DUTY POWERED DETERGENT: A multi-metal safe, low temperature, low-foaming, heavy duty powered detergent typically used to clean industrial equipment parts, engine parts and screw machine parts.
HDL-125
HEAVY-DUTY LIQUID DETERGENT: A free-rinsing, low-foaming, heavy duty liquid detergent typically used to clean industrial equipment parts, engine parts and screw machine parts.
LDA-445
AMINE LIQUID DETERGENT: A multi-metal safe, low-foaming, free rinsing nitrate-free liquid detergent typically used to clean newly machined parts, screw machine parts, printed circuit boards and finished products.
LDN-225
NITRITE LIQUID DETERGENT: A multi-metal safe, low-foaming, free rinsing amine-free liquid detergent typically used to clean newly machined parts, screw machine parts, printed circuit boards and finished products.
DFS-211
POWERFUL LIQUID DEFOAMER: To supplement detergent products.
RPA-445
LIQUID RUST INHIBITOR, AMINE BASED: Used in conjunction with detergent LDA-445 to ensure sufficient protection against corrosion.
RPN-225
LIQUID RUST INHIBITOR, NITRITE BASED: Used in conjunction with detergents LDN-225 and PDN-50 to ensure sufficient protection against corrosion. *Note: There is an additional UPS Hazmat shipping fee for this product.