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Castrol CareClean AS 1

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Castrol CareClean AS 1 Manufacturing Hydrocarbon solvent cleaner


Castrol CareClean AS 1 is a fast-drying, low-odour, isoparaffin-based solvent cleaner. It has excellent solvency power and is compatible with all metal substrates and most non-metal substrates.


Castrol CareClean AS 1 has been developed specifically as an alternative to chlorinated as well as traditional high aromatic hydrocarbon solvent cleaners. CareClean AS 1 delivers excellent solvency for mineral oils, fats, greases and other nonpolar soils typically found in manufacturing. It is particularly recommended when contact of the parts with water is not


Castrol CareClean AS 1 Product Advantages:

  • Excellent solvency power against animal, vegetable and mineral fats and oils and very low surface tension, allowing the fluid to penetrate difficult-to-reach areas – improves parts cleanliness and reduces re-work
  • Fast drying, residue-free finish – increases productivity and minimises scrap rate
  • Based on mild odour isoparaffin solvent with low aromatic content – improves the environment for the workforce
  • No wastewater is produced and solvent can be recycled by distillation – highly effective and yet economical
Metal typeAluminum, Cast Iron, High alloy steel / Stainless steel, Low / Med alloy steel, Non-Metal, Yellow Metal
Multi metals suitableYes
Product typeSurface Treatments
Applicable to these sectorsAerospace, Automotive Manufacture, Machinery, Metal Goods

PSA: Z000151179
Airbus: ASN42202


CareClean AS 1 can be used in different applications – either manually or in automated equipment:

  • Soak Tank Components should be fully immersed in neat product. Contact time depends on soil severity.
  • Ultrasonic Tank Components should be fully immersed in neat product.
  • Fully sealed Vapour Degreasing Equipment under low-pressure Product is well experienced for use in fully sealed hydrocarbon vacuum vapour degreasing equipment.
  • Wipe Method The Product should be applied neat via a hand-held spray or brush. The surface is then wiped to a clean, dry finish. Recommended temperature range for use: ambient to 40°C max.

User Advice
May swell some rubber and plastics during long-term contact.
Should not be used for cleaning live electrical equipment.
It must not be used in open vapour degreasing processes.
It’s not suitable for removing oxidized grease unless making use of mechanical support, such as brushing.

All packages should be stored under cover. Where outside storage is unavoidable drums should be laid horizontally to
avoid the possible ingress of water and the obliteration of drum markings. The product should not be stored above 40°C,
or exposed to hot sun or freezing conditions.

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Castrol CareClean AS 1 Manufacturing Hydrocarbon solvent cleaner
4 x 5L

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