Cleaning Trial Summary

Auto Dealership :: TSR #18-AP-183


Improve cleaning performance and automate cleaning process

Cleaning Trial Type
160°F, 150°F
Time Required
10 minutes to 1 hour
Auto Dealership
Aluminum, Steel
Baked on Carbon, Burnt-on paint, Grease, Grime, Oil, Rust/Oxides, Shop Dirt, Various paints and primers
Description of Part(s)
E-21 brake, Dash-8 brake, assortment of hose connectors
Cleaner Used
Machine Used
  • Spray Washer (JRI FL 250, JRI FL 500, JRI TL 3)
  • Spray Under Immersion Washer (Graymills T12, Graymills T24, SK Model 81.8 w/ SUI)
Post Cleaning

Areas brushed with a nylon bristle brush during the fresh water rinse and air pressure dried

Recommendation to Customer

The ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 10% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ M-Aero at 160°F in a Spray Washer for a minimum of 30 minutes to 2+ hours for the customer’s cleaning of shop dirt, oil, grime, grease, baked on carbon and rust/oxides.  For paint removal, the ArmaKleen Technical Center recommends using a 100% by volume solution of ArmaKleen™ Paint and Ink Remover at 150°F in a Spray-Under Immersion Washer for a minimum 2+ hours for their cleaning of various paints and primers