DaraClean 212

Aqueous Alkaline Non-Silicated Mild Cleaner

DARACLEAN 212 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner is a moderate to high foaming mild alkaline liquid blend of organic surfactants, water conditioners, and organic and inorganic inhibitors designed specifically for tough cleaning operations where silicates cannot be tolerated.

  • No SARA (Superfund Amendments And Reauthorization) Reportables
  • Recyclable
  • Mild pH
  • Free rinsing liquid cleaner
  • No silicates
  • No phosphates
  • Conforms to Boeing Approved Chemical (BAC) 5763
  • Rejects most soils
  • Aerospace qualified liquid cleaner

DARACLEAN 212 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner actually sheets the water off and does not leave the heavy water film typical of water-break-free surfaces.

Applications/Starting Dilution:

Method Concentration Temperature Typical Duration
Soak 3 – 25% (8 – 12%*) 27 – 82°C (80 – 180°F) 2 – 30 minutes
Agitation 3 – 25% (8 – 12%*) 27 – 82°C (80 – 180°F) 2 – 30 minutes
Spray Not recommended
Hand Wipe 10 – 25% Ambient As required
Steam 1 – 12% 66 – 93°C (150 – 200°F) 1 – 5 minutes
Ultrasonic 3 – 25% (8 -12%*) 27 – 82°C (80 – 180°F) 2 – 30 minutes
Inhibitor/Rinse Aid 3 – 5% Ambient – 82°C (180°F) 0.5 – 30 minutes

*Preferred Range
Concentration, temperature and duration may be adjusted for optimum performance.

Typical Physical Properties:

Alkaline Equivalent
 Not applicable (MEQ to pH 8.3)
 1.0 – 2.0 (MEQ to pH 4.0)
Appearance
 Clear straw/amber liquid
Cloud Point, 10% in DI Water
 63 – 71°C (145 – 160°F)
Conductivity, Concentrate
 9.6 mS
Foam
 Moderate to high
Odor
 Bland
pH, 10% Diluted in DI Water, 25°C (77°F)
 7.8 – 8.5
pH, Concentrate, 25°C (77°F)
 8.3 – 8.7
Refractive Index, Concentrate
 34.0 – 38.0°Brix @ 20°C (68°F)
Specific Gravity
 1.035
Surface Tension, 10%
 33 dynes/cm
Vapor Pressure
 24 mmHG @ 20°C (68°F)
VOC, 10% (EPA Method 24)
 7.2 gm/l (<0.1 lbs/U.S. gallon)
VOC, Concentrate (EPA Method 24)
71.9 gm/l (0.6 lbs/U.S. gallon)
Weight
 1.0 kg/l (8.6 lbs/U.S. gallon)

Performance Properties:

DARACLEAN 212 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner has been found to be non-staining to a wide range of substrates including aluminum, copper, ferrous, and titanium alloys. DARACLEAN 212 has been found to successfully clean a wide range of organic and inorganic soils including:

Meropa 460

Mobil DTE XH

Mobilgear 629

HD2 Calcium Grease

Cimflo 10

Mineral Oils

Petrolatum

Drop Hammer Grease

Sta Put 350

EDM Oil

Rosin Flux

Zyglo Penetrant

Unaco AW-32

Soluble Oils

Boelube

Synthetic Coolants

Cyl-Tal 81

Cosmoline

Disposal:

DARACLEAN 212 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner can be pretreated via skimming and/or filtering. The municipal sewer district covering the plant location determines final sewerability.

Availability, Storage, and Handling:

DARACLEAN 212 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner is available in 5 gallon pails and 55 gallon drums. It is recommended that DARACLEAN 212 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner be stored in well-ventilated areas at temperatures between 4 and 38°C (40°F and 100°F). The recommended shelf life of DARACLEAN 211 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner product is one year.