Cleaning & Maintenance
Rust and rust stain remover and metal brightener
eazy RSR is a liquid blend of acids and emulsifiers ideally suited for removing rust from metals as well as tank deposits.
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In accordance with MARPOL Annex II Regulation 13.5.2 and MEPC.1/Circ.590, Tank Cleaning Additives Guidance Note and Reporting Form, eazy RSR is approved as a cargo tank cleaning additive. Assessed and accepted by the Sub Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR.4/WP.3) and effective 20 January 2017.
Features & Benefits:
- Removes light rust and/or rust stains
- Removes rust stains from other surfaces e.g. coated, ceramic, wooden etc.
- Free-from nonyl phenol ethoxylates and other estrogenic compounds
- Passivates ferrous metal surfaces and inhibits further corrosion
- Provides a base for coating
- Removes tarnish from non-ferrous metals
- Brightens metal surfaces
- Removes lime-like deposits in tanks
Product is commonly used for removing rust from metal surfaces and rust/lime-like stains from coatings.
Specific Cleaning: Tanks
For removal of light rust and scale in pipework/tanks, recirculate a solution of 5-10%.
For discoloration of stainless steel and epoxy coated tanks, recirculate a solution of 5-10%.
For removal of white-like/lime residues from epoxy coatings that can remain after carrying Stearin, Olein, Palm fatty acid etc., recirculate or inject at a concentration of 5-10% in water and continue until residues are satisfactorily removed.
General Cleaning: All Types
Prior to use all surfaces to be treated or cleaned must be free from oil and grease. Contact [email protected] for advice.
Any heavy rust deposits or flaking paint must be removed using a wire brush or high pressure spray (if suitable).
Into a clean plastic bucket, add acid to water (never the reverse). For light to moderate deposits, including rust stains on painted surfaces, you may dilute with water at a concentration of 20%. For severe deposits product may be used neat up to a 50% dilution with water.
Allow product to penetrate for 15-30 minutes depending on severity.
For use with aluminum parts, use a 10-20% dilution with water for a maximum application time of 5 minutes. We recommend testing on a small area/part first for suitability and time necessary to achieve a satisfactory result.
The treated surface should then be flushed with plenty of fresh water to prevent the product from drying as this may leave a powdered deposit on the metal surface.
Health and Safety
Please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet and Product Label for specific information.
Limitation of Liability
Eazychem’s standard terms and conditions of sale, available on request, apply and contain limitations on any liability that may be incurred by Eazychem arising in any way from the sale and use of products supplied by Eazychem.
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