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The chemical we use was Oakite Dynadet. check www.oakite.com

Oakite Dynadet
Heavy-duty, alkaline immersion tank cleaner for removal of greasy, oily
and carbonaceous soils.
PRIMARY APPLICATlON
Oakite Dynadet is a powdered, heavy-duty, alkaline immersion tank cleaner that attacks and quickly removes
tough greasy and oily deposits, carbon, drawing compounds and some paint films. It also removes light rust
and brightens stainless steel.
Oakite Dynadet is dustless and easy to handle The soap-free material provides long solution life, rinses freely
and completely for thorough cleaning
Primary applications of Oakite Dynadet include the following:
1. To readily clean heavily pigmented drawing compounds from steel stampings.
2. To clean shop oil and grease from steel parts prior to electrocleaning, zinc plating or vitreous
enameling.
3. To remove grease, oil and carbonaceous soils from automotive and locomotive parts, such as blocks
and cylinder heads in engine rebuilding shops.
4. To remove grease, oil and light carbon from valves, fittings and oil field equipment in the petroleum
industry.
CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
chemical composition ..............................................alka line salts including caustic soda, solvents and
wetting agents
physical form .................................................. .........as received: yellow to light-brown powder
as used: amber solution
odor .................................................. .......................pine-like
bulk density .................................................. ...........1080 g/l at 20C (9 lb./gal at 68F)
flash point .................................................. ..............none
foaming tendency .................................................. ..moderate
recommended dilutent .............................................water
maximum solubility .................................................. 120 g/l at 82C (16 oz/gal at 180F)
behavior in hard water............................................. .sequesters
rinsability .................................................. ............... excellent
biodegradable..................................... ......................yes
phosphate free .................................................. ...... no
normal operating temperature range ..................... *60 to 82C (140 to 180F)
normal working concentrations.................................up to 120 g/l (16 oz/gal)
pH at working concentrations...................................o ver 13
effect of prolonged boiling ........................................not recommended
effect of working solutions on metals .............................. rate of metal loss from 24-hour immersion
in Oakite Dynadet, 40 g/l (5.3 oz/gal) at
49C (120F), projected for one year, is as
follows:
metal (alloy) mm/yr in/yr
steel (1010) 0 00 0 000
stainless steel (316) 0.00 0.000
aluminum (1100) attacks attack
brass 0.03 0.001
copper 0 03 0.001
magnesium 0.03 0.001
zinc 0.71 0.028
* do not use above 82C (180F)
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
To remove embedded grease, oil and light carbon from ferrous parts in the auto maintenance, railroad arid
petroleum industries: Use Oakite Dynadet at 75 to 20 g/l (10 to 16 oz/gal), 71 to 82C (160 to 180F).
Rinse thoroughly.
To remove heavy soils such as drawing compounds, grease and oils from parts or to preclean steel parts
prior to vitreous enameling or electrocleaning: Use Oakite Dynadet up to 120 g/l (16 oz/gal), 60 to 82C
(140 to 180F). Rinse thoroughly.
Solution Control: Concentrations are titrated using Test Kit Procedure 121. For free and total alkali, use
Test Kit Procedure 123.
NOTES ON USE
(See Material Safety Data Sheet)
Steel tanks and heating coils are acceptable
Dynadet cannot be used on food contact surfaces.
Safety and Handling Precautions: Oakite Dynadet is a highly alkaline industrial product. Direct contact
causes burns of eyes and skin. It is harmful if swallowed or inhaled. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and
clothing. Wear rubber gloves, safety goggles or face shield and suitable protective clothing when handling dry
powder or solutions. Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid breathing dust or mist. Use with adequate
ventilation. Do not take internally.
When preparing new solutions or adding to existing ones, slowly sprinkle product over surface of solution
while stirring to avoid violent spattering. Do not add large amounts of dry powder to solution at any one time.
Do not add to hot water or solution warmer than 43 to 49C (110F to 120F).
First aid in case of contact : Immediately flush eyes or skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
Get medical attention. For skin, remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash them before reuse. If
swallowed, wash out mouth thoroughly with water. Give several glasses of water to drink. Contact a
physician immediately.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
DISPOSAL
(See Material Safety Data Sheet)
Dispose of according to all federal, state and local regulations.
SHIPMENT
May be shipped by any common carrier. Freight classification is "Corrosive Solid, NOS, (Sodium Hydroxide,
Mixture), UN 1759, Cleaning Compound. Product Code No: 4050.
STORAGE
Suitable for general indoor storage. Keep container closed when not in use.
effect of high temperature-storage ................................... no adverse effect
effect of low temperature storage ................................... no adverse effect
effect of aging .................................................. ................ no adverse effect
Oakite Products, Inc. warrants that the product or products described herein will conform with its published specifications. The products supplied by Oakite and
information related to them are intended for use by buyers having necessary industrial skill and knowledge. Buyers should undertake sufficient verification and
testing to determine the suitability of the Oakite materials for their own particular purpose. Since buyers conditions of use of products are beyond Oakites
control, Oakite does not warrant any recommendations and information for the use of such products. OAKITE DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES
INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF
ITS PRODUCTS.
Oakite Products, Inc. P.O. Box 602, 50 Valley Road, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Oakite Canada Limited 115 East Drive, Bramalea, Ontario L6T1B7
Tel. (800) 526-4473 (908) 464-6900 FAX (908)-464-4658 Internet Address: http://www.oakite.com
Distributors and Licensees Worldwide
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Printed in the USA

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