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POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser (formerly marine-clean) cleans and degreases in one application without leaving residues, noxious fumes or flammable solvents. No other cleaner works as fast or as well. It makes petroleum-based cleaners almost obsolete because POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser can be diluted with water up to 4 to 10 times its volume while remaining more potent than other cleaners. POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser removes grease, oil, mildew, algae, musty odors, soap films, wax. Use it to clean canvas, vinyl, nylon, holding tanks, grease traps, auto parts and more.
Adhesion is important with most paints but has to be perfect for POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating to achieve its maximum effectiveness. A solvent wipe before painting didn't work with POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating; in the lab we found it did more harm than good by leaving a residue that didn't help with adhesion or appearance. We had to come up with a substance that would clean metal without leaving a residue. What we developed, POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser, contradicts all accepted theories about metal prep products: its water-based, not solvent-based and it cleans without leaving residues. In laboratory adhesion tests, our POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating using POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser first to clean the bare metal far exceeded every other prep product we found in the marketplace.
Step 1: Clean it with POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser
“We used the POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser to remove any surface oils or other contaminants on the metal. After primer, the correct semi-gloss black paint from POR-15 was applied with a spray gun and compressor on all parts of the frame.”
—Rod and Custom Magazine
The whole system works excellent. Follow the instructions, you will e as happy as I am. Did a 20’ 2005 trailer that was used through NY winters, looks like new now!!
After a good high pressure cleaning, I was amazed at how much add'l gunk was removed by this cleaner. Having gotten some on my hands, I appreciated how much rinsing is required to remove the cleaner but very satisfied that the material was ready for etching and paint. I used 1:4 (cleaner:water) ratio and suggest using some sort of brushing while appltying to help the product. Plenty left over.
I use this all the time with the POR-15 Rust preventive. I also used it to remove grease from my stove fan metal filters.Great product!
POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser should be diluted with hot water. Four parts water to one part Cleaner Degreaser (4:1) works well for most jobs; but may be diluted up to ten parts water to one part Cleaner Degreaser (10:1). After using Cleaner Degreaser rinse job thoroughly with water. Metal Surfaces cleaned with Cleaner Degreaser should always then be treated with POR-15 Metal Prep before painting.
Caution Cleaner Degreaser may stain alloy surfaces.
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