AcraStrip 600 CRR: An Alternative to Acetone
Polychem AcraStrip 600 CRR is a water-soluble, non-hazardous, eco-friendly solvent replacement. This cleaner was designed to replace methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), methylene chloride, xylene, and other petroleum-based products. AcraStrip 600 CRR was developed in partnership with the U.S. EPA DFE program and is used in the marine, military, recreational vehicle, structural composites, windings, pultrusion, wind energy, and tank manufacturing industries.
Applications & Uses for Acetone Alternatives
As an acetone replacement, AcraStrip 600 CRR is a biodegradable, HAPs free, non-flammable, PH neutral and recyclable green solvent alternative. It has many different applications some of which include:
- Cured & Uncured Resin Remover – AcraStrip 600 CRR is a green solvent alternative that is designed to remove both cured and uncured resins, coatings and adhesives.
- Cleaner for Rollers & Tools – As an acetone replacement product, it is used to clean rollers and tools during lamination, tank stripping, stripping methacrylate adhesive rigs, purge contact cement, RTM flushing, pultrusion line cleaning, and floor cleaning.
- Resin Flush & Gel Coating – AcraStrip 600 CRR can be used for flushing resin and gel out of guns and equipment.
As an acetone replacement, AcraStrip 600 CRR cleans polyester, vinyl ester or epoxy resin, gel coats, adhesives, putty, urethanes, and stains. In addition, AcraStrip 600 CRR is a green solvent alternative that can also clean permanent marker and inks. This eco-friendly cleaner can also effectively outperform traditional solvents such as acetone, toluene, methyl ethyl ketone and thinners due to its unique lifting characteristics and green technology.
Eco-Friendly Recyclable Solvent Alternative
AcraStrip 600 CRR is easily recycled through simple settling. After each use, AcraStrip 600 CRR should be left alone to settle so as to allow the resin and contaminants to shift to the bottom. The top portion of the AcraStrip 600 CRR will reclarify itself and can then be poured off for reuse. Since AcraStrip 600 CRR is an eco-friendly solvent replacement, the waste at the bottom is deemed non-hazardous for disposal, which greatly reduces the costs associated with the disposal of solvents such as acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, xylene and thinner.
Safety & Benefits of Green Solvents
AcraStrip 600 CRR is a safe and beneficial alternative to acetone.
- 100% HAPs Free
- Non-Regulated DOT Shipment
- Greatly Reduces Health/Safety Issues
- Acetone Replacement
- Green Solvent Replacement
- Eco-Friendly Solvent Alternative
- Environmentally Safe
- Resin Cleaner
- Easily Recyclable
- Slow Evaporation
Acetone Replacement Cost Savings
As an acetone alternative, AcraStrip 600 CRR is a green solvent replacement that can provide additional savings compared to other traditional solvents. Compared to other solvents, this acetone alternative typically lasts 7-10 times longer. End users lose 30-35% of their solvents in the workplace due to evaporation. AcraStrip 600 CRR provides slower evaporation rates, so losses are significantly less compared to other solvents.
In addition, many solvents lose their ability to clean for a long period due to their load capacity. Since AcraStrip 600 CRR can separate waste from reusable cleaner this acetone alternative has a longer half-life compared to traditional solvents, allowing for an overall increase in cost savings. There are also no Hazmat shipping fees or special handling related to AcraStrip. Lastly, the AcraStrip 600 CRR is typically used at 2 parts water to 1 part AcraStrip; concentrations will vary, with additional savings based on the final dilution ratio.
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