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Blogs on Eco-Friendly Solvents and Alternatives

Industrial Solvent Based vs. Water Based Cleaners

September 7, 2023

Industrial facilities require high-performance cleaners that deliver comprehensive and effective results. While these operations have traditionally used solvent-based cleaners, water-based & semi-aqueous cleaners have become more prevalent in recent years as facilities look to lessen their environmental impact, create a safer work environment, and make limited budgets go further.


Replacing Mineral Spirits with Eco-Friendly Solvent Alternatives

October 24, 2022

Mineral spirits, also called white spirit, are used in woodworking and other industries to remove paint from surfaces, applicators, and other objects. However, using white spirit can be risky, creating health consequences for workers and potentially harming the environment. Luckily, easy-to-use and eco-friendly solvent substitutes are readily available and provide effective cleaning and paint removal when applied as a mineral spirit alternative.


Why Choose AcraStrip as an Acetone & MEK Replacement?

July 18, 2022

Acetone is a highly hazardous substance often used as a cleaner and solvent in industrial facilities. While it provides effective cleaning, it is toxic to the environment, produces dangerous waste, is extremely flammable, and can have critical health consequences for workers. Similar risks are associated with MEK, toluene, xylene, and other unsafe cleaning chemicals.