DaraClean 282

DARACLEAN 282 -a low-foam alkaline liquid all-purpose aerospace approved cleaner

DARACLEAN 282 is a low-foam alkaline liquid all-purpose aerospace approved cleaner. It is multi-metal safe and effective in soak, agitation, and spray applications. DARACLEAN 282 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner is especially formulated to be non-aggressive toward aluminum and zinc alloys. Designed specifically for aerospace and electronics applications, DARACLEAN 282 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner has a unique self-cleaning ability that provides for long fluid life and vastly reduced disposal requirements.

  • Aerospace qualified liquid cleaner
  • Low foam liquid cleaner
  • Multi-metal safe
  • Biodegradable cleaner
  • Provides in-process
  • Low VOC’s
  • Effective at room temperature rust protection
  • Recyclable for long life
  • Conforms to BAC (Boeing Approved Chemical) 5763
  • Excellent hard water tolerance
  • Formulated without chlorine, sulfur, phosphorous, or nitrites
  • Applications/Starting Dilution

 

Method Concentration Temperature Typical Duration
Soak 3 – 25% 27 – 82°C (80 – 180°F) 2 – 30 minutes
Agitation 3 – 25% 27 – 82°C (80 – 180°F) 2 – 30 minutes
Spray 1-12% (2-5%*) 54 – 82°C (130 – 180°F) 0.25-3 minutes
Hand Wipe 10 – 100% Ambient As required
Steam 1 – 12% 66 – 93°C (150 – 200°F) 1 – 5 minutes
Ultrasonic 3 – 25% 27 – 82°C (80 – 180°F) 2 – 30 minutes
Inhibitor/Rinse Aid 1 – 3%, Inhibitor Only 27 – 82°C (80 – 180°F) 0.25 – 5 minutes

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

Typical Physical Properties:

Alkaline Equivalent
0.29 – 0.39 (MEQ to pH 8.3)
0.43 – 0.53 (MEQ to pH 4.0)
Appearance
Clear yellow liquid
Cloud Point, 10% in DI Water
42°C (108°F)
Conductivity, Concentrate
15.1 mS
Foam
>10 ml, 1% in tap water @ 4 – 16°C (40 – 60°F) <5 ml, 1% in tap water @ 41 – 49°C (105 – 120°F)
Odor
Citrus
pH, 10% Diluted in DI Water, 25°C (77°F)
11.0 – 12.0
pH, Concentrate, 25°C (77°F)
12.4 – 13.0
Refractive Index, Concentrate
13.6 – 14.8°Brix @ 20°C (68°F)
Specific Gravity
1.02
Surface Tension, 10%
29 dynes/cm
Vapor Pressure
29 mmHG @ 20°C (68°F)
VOC, 10% (EPA Method 24)
6.0 gm/l (<0.1 lbs/U.S. gallon)
VOC, Concentrate (EPA Method 24)
24 gm/l (0.5 lbs/U.S. gallon)
Weight
1.02 kg/l (8.5 lbs/U.S. gallon)

Performance Properties:

DARACLEAN 282 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner is effective on a broad spectrum of oily – type soils including most mineral oils, coolants, EDM oils, rust inhibitors, shop dirt and fingerprints. Unrinsed, this product will provide short-term in-process rust protection.

Cast Iron Corrosion: at 2%
Excellent
at 5%
Excellent
Steel Wood Corrosion Test: 2%, 5%, 10%
Excellent
Film Residue:
Dry, non-tacky
Foam: 20 ml of 1% in cold tap water
5 ml foam
20 ml of 1% in hot tap water
Flat, no foam

Disposal:

DARACLEAN 282 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner can be pretreated via skimming and/or filtering. Final sewerability is determined by the municipal sewer district covering the plant location.

Availability, Storage, and Handling:

DARACLEAN 282 Aqueous Alkaline Cleaner is available in 5 gallon pails, 55 gallon drums, and tank truck quantities. It is recommended that DARACLEAN 282 be stored in well-ventilated areas at temperatures between 4 and 38°C (40°F and 100°F). The recommended shelf life of this product is one year.