November 14, 2017
Industrial cladding cleans up well with Benz Lightning Cleanze but sometimes rust stains from steel fittings can detract from an otherwise excellent result. The picture below shows a typical example of how rust staining can occur on industrial cladding.
We first applied Benz Oxy Cleanze by brush and left it to work for two hours. Then we thoroughly rinsed it from the surface of the cladding.
Quick tip: Rust marks which have built up over several years will likely take longer to remove and may benefit from gentle agitation immediately before rinsing. Sometimes a second application may be required.
We've never noticed any undesirable bleaching or staining when using Oxy Cleanze rust removal gel on various types of steel and aluminium industrial cladding.
Simply apply to the cladding, leave on for a few hours and rinse off. Depending on the degree of staining a dwell time of 12 hours or more can be beneficial.
Avoid applying to cladding during very hot parts of the day so it does not dry out, if at all possible.
Yes. Bear in mind though that, if it's bare aluminium, Benz Oxy Cleanze will make it very bright. So treat a very small test patch first and get your customer's agreement that the result is satisfactory before treating the whole surface.
If the aluminium cladding is coated with something, uPVC for example, then there should be no problem.
Note: Aluminium dulls with age and oxidation and eventually the bright shiny patch will also dull.
We hope this information was helpful and inspires you to succeed in your softwashing business.
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April 01, 2021
We recently tested – just out of curiosity – some old Tornado Cleanze that was nearly two months past it's best-by date. We wanted to find out how long it could be stored for and still produce effective results. And stored badly at that ...
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March 11, 2021
Cleaning caravans and mobile homes is an excellent soft washing market.
The process is simple and straight-forward. And cleaning several on the same day can be highly profitable.
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March 04, 2021
Huge thanks to all our customers for your loyalty in making Benz your softwash product supplier of choice. We appreciate the fact that so many of our trade customers come back to us week after week, month after month, year after year.
And by way of practical appreciation, we've decided to no longer pro-actively seek domestic customers for our products and will not knowingly sell products to the customers of our trade customers, i.e. those who want to play around with d.i.y.
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