• Description for 3M 6040

    Citrus terpene based cleaning agent designed to replace mineral spirits, d-limonene, chlorinated and halogenated solvents, acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, and other low flash point flammable materials. Non-aqueous. Quick evaporation without non-volatile residue.

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    Application Type Remove, Material cleaner
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Aerosol
    Substrate Metal
    Industry Food contact applications, Clean-up in assembly of trucks, Clean-up in assembly of trailers, Clean-up in assembly of other vehicles, Clean food processing and handling equipment, Clean-up in assembly of tractors, Clean-up in assembly of ambulances
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Solvent-free, Citrus terpene based
    Cure Method Air dry
    Viscosity (cPs) <100
    Color Clear
    Key Specifications FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): FDA 21 CFR 182.20
  • Technical Data for 3M 6040

    • Application Type
      • Cleaner – For Uncured Materials - Material cleaner
      • Cleaner/Debonder/Remover – For Cured Materials - Remove
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Aerosol
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Food & Beverage - Food contact applications, Clean food processing and handling equipment
      • Trucks - Clean-up in assembly of trucks
      • Trailer - Clean-up in assembly of trailers
      • Automotive - Clean-up in assembly of ambulances, Clean-up in assembly of tractors, Clean-up in assembly of other vehicles
      • Industrial - Remove grease, oil, and many soils from floors in garages and work sites, Clean equipment and parts in metal fabrication and other industries, Painting, Bonding, Coating, Further processing
      • Sign, Printing and Graphics - Clean-up in many areas of printing and converting processes
      • Construction - Remove overspray from many adhesives used in countertop lamination and POP/Exhibit construction
      • Other - Clean away marker and crayon marks, plus tape residue from stickers and labels on locker surfaces, Food processing and handling equipment
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • Room Temperature / Air Dry - Air dry
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Clear
    • Key Specifications
      • FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): 182.2 - FDA 21 CFR 182.20
    Cure Specs
    Viscosity (cPs) <100
    Other Properties
    Specific Gravity 0.793
    Flash Point (°F) -50.8 Aerosol, 116.6 Bulk
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details When stored at the recommended conditions in original, unopened containers, this product has a shelf life of 24 months.;Store product at 60-80°F (16-27°C) for maximum storage life. Rotate stock on a “first in-first out” basis.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 60 to 80
    Shelf Life (mon) 24
  • Best Practices for 3M 6040

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    1. Surface Preparation

      Spray on metal parts and wipe away prior to adhesive bonding, tape application, painting coating, or further processing. Removes soil and contaminants that could interfere with proper adhesion.

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