Cleaners

Quaker Houghton Gum Solvent GSC

Solvent Based Cleaner For Removal of Oxidised Mineral Oil Deposits

DESCRIPTION

GUM SOLVENT GSC combines a blend of solvents to dissolve and disperse gums, varnishes and sludge created from the oxidation of mineral oils.

APPLICATIONS

All mineral based products are susceptible to oxidation leading to the creation of gums, surface varnish, sludge and corrosive organic acids. If left these oxidation products will lead to a reduction in performance of hydraulic and similar systems and if left will accelerate the deterioration of fresh hydraulic and lubricating oils.

ADVANTAGES

o Effectively dissolves gums, varnishes and similar deposits
o Maintains the performance of hydraulic and lubrication systems
o After usage helps preserve the working life of fresh hydraulic or lubricating oil
o Easy to apply
o No need for costly system down time

TYPICAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Appearance – Yellow Liquid
  • Specific Gravity – 0.87
  • Flash Point – >100℃

 

APPROVAL & PERFORMANCE CLAIMS

GUM SOLVENT GSC should be added to the hydraulic oil or lubricating oil system at 5% of the total volume _ The system should be left operating as normal for 100 -150 hours before the system is drained and refilled with fresh hydraulic or lubricating oil.
Following the application of GUM SOLVENT GSC all system filters should be removed and cleaned before fresh hydraulic or lubricating oil is added to the system.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

RELATED PRODUCTS
Houghton is a market leader in the development and supply of manufacturing process fluids. The HOUGHTO-CLEAN range of industrial cleaners have been developed to compliment and work synergistically with these and particularly with our machining, forming, quenching and similar products.
For more information, please contact your local Houghton representative.

STORAGE
Please refer to section 7 of Safety Data Sheets for handling and storage information, including product shelf life. Product should be stored under cover in clean, dry conditions and protected from frost Recommended storage temperature is usually at ambient or below unless otherwise specified. Use stock in delivery rotation.

HEALTH AND SAFETY
Safety data sheets are available in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 Annex II where a substance or preparation meets the criteria in accordance with Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC.

PACK SIZES AVAILABLE
20L

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