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Military Paint Stripper & Solvent Alternatives

Military facilities and operations require high-performance cleaners and chemical agent resistant coating (CARC) paint strippers that deliver effective results while meeting strict health and environmental Military safety standards. CARC paints are very resistant to cleaning and traditionally require toxic products for cleaning and stripping purposes. Polychem AcraStrip is here to help.

AcraStrip 600 B&G MOD (MILITARY) is specially designed to strip and clean CARC paints, urethanes, acrylics, bake enamels, waterbornes, and epoxies. This eco-friendly and comprehensive cleaner replaces hazardous solvents, including MEK, acetone, xylene, toluene, and many others used throughout military facilities. Contact us today to learn more.

The Benefits of Choosing AcraStrip as Your Military Paint Stripper

All Polychem AcraStrip products deliver excellent results across industries, including military and defense sectors. Advantages of AcraStrip 600 B&G MOD (MILITARY) include:

  • Non-flammable
  • Non-regulated DOT shipments
  • Non-hazardous to workers or the environment
  • Biodegradable
  • Easily recyclable
  • Slow evaporation rates
  • Made in the USA
  • And much more!

Properties of Eco-Friendly AcraStrip 600 B&G MOD (MILITARY)

Polychem AcraStrip 600 B&G MOD (MILITARY) is HAPS-free and contains no SARA 313 listed solvents. Our safe-to-use military paint stripper contains only 0.77 lbs/gal VOC at 15% use concentration, which is less than 10%. The technological improvement of surface chemistry coupled with the fluid dynamics of AcraStrip 600 B&G enables our cleaners to perform as well as a solvent, but without the toxicity and hazardous waste disposal issues.


All AcraStrip products are packaged in pails, drums, and totes to match your order’s requirements. The cleaning solution is composed of an aqueous blend of organic solvents, esters, and wetting agents, and is explicitly formulated to deliver exacting results:

  • Clear liquid form
  • 1.031 specific gravity at 20º C
  • No flash point up to boiling
  • Ambient use temperature up to 165º F
  • Recommended use concentration of 15%-50% by volume
  • PH neutral
  • Dilutable with water

Product Testing Results

The following paints have been tested in operational settings and performed to a standard that met or exceeded solvent purging in that facility. Learn more about how AcraStrip performs to certain guidelines and paint coatings:

  • MIL-C-53039: Single Component Moisture Cured Top Coat
  • MIL-P-64159: Water Reducible Type 1 Urethane Top Coat
  • MIL-P-53022: Type 1 CARC Epoxy Primer
  • MIL-PRF-22750: CARC Epoxy Top Coat
  • MIL-C-53039: 2 Component Epoxy CARC Primer
  • MIL-P-244441 R/19: Zinc Epoxy
  • N/A: Vinyl, 1 Component
  • N/A: Anti-Fouling Copper High Solids Paint and Marine Duraplate Epoxy

Use AcraStrip as a CARC Paint Stripper & for Other Military Applications

The active ingredient of Polychem AcraStrip 600 B&G MOD (MILITARY) allows the thorough removal of residual oils, grease, and other tenacious soils from Military surfaces. Additionally, Polychem AcraStrip can be used to strip cured solvent-borne coatings by soaking parts. Our products can be used for:

  • Replacing traditionally applied and hazardous CARC paint strippers
  • Cleaning electrostatic bells and guns
  • Cleaning pressure pots and pumps during multiple and rapid color changes
  • Flushing paint lines
  • And much more!

Get Started with Polychem AcraStrip Today

Polychem AcraStrip is dedicated to lowering risk in your military facility to maximize results. To learn more about replacing acetone and other hazardous military paint strippers, contact us or call 800-431-2072 ext. 360 today. A highly trained representative will discuss your specifications and assist you as you place your order.