3M Citrus Base Cleaner

3M Citrus Base Cleaner Datasheet
  • Description for 3M Citrus Base Cleaner

    Multi-purpose, citrus-scented cleaner removes grease, dirt, oil and adhesive overspray from equipment • Softens liquid adhesive and tape residue

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    Application Type Substrate Cleaner, Liquid Cleaner, Degreaser
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Aerosol
    Substrate Metal, SBR (Very effective), Neoprene (Very effective), Asphalt and Asphalt Reclaim Rubber (Very effective), Acrylic (Effective in most cases when adhesive is wet), Urethanes (Effective in most cases when adhesive is wet), Vinyl Resin (Ineffective)
    Industry Gears
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Citrus oil, Propane, No chlorinated, Petroleum based solvents
    Cure Method Air dry
    Odor Details Citrus
    Color Pale Yellow, Clear
    Density (g/cm³) 6.5 (lbs.)
    Key Specifications FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): FDA 21 CFR 182.20
    Can Be Used In Conjunction With These Materials Tapes, Hot melts, Acrylics, Urethanes, Epoxies, Polysulfides
  • Technical Data for 3M Citrus Base Cleaner

    Overview
    • Application Type
      • Cleaner – For Uncured Materials - Liquid Cleaner
      • Degreaser
      • Cleaner – For Substrates - Substrate Cleaner
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Aerosol
    • Substrate
      • Metal
      • Acrylic (PMMA) - Acrylic (Effective in most cases when adhesive is wet)
      • Polyurethane - Urethanes (Effective in most cases when adhesive is wet)
      • Vinyl - Vinyl Resin (Ineffective)
      • Rubber - Asphalt and Asphalt Reclaim Rubber (Very effective)
      • Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) - SBR (Very effective)
      • Neoprene - Neoprene (Very effective)
      • Other - Nitrile (Effective), Epoxies (Effective in most cases when adhesive is wet), Polysulfides (Effective in most cases when adhesive is wet), Butyl (Effective), Hot melt (Ineffective), Transfer Tape, misc. Adhesive backed tape (Will aid in the removal of many tapes)
    • Industry
      • Industrial - Industrial
      • Gears
      • Other - Dissolve and remove dirt, grease, tar, and many non-curing type adhesives, Degrease substrates for adhesive bonding
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Citrus oil, Propane, No chlorinated, Petroleum based solvents
    • Cure Method
      • Room Temperature / Air Dry - Air dry
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Clear
      • Yellow - Pale Yellow
    • Key Specifications
      • FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): 182.2 - FDA 21 CFR 182.20
    • Can Be Used In Conjunction With These Materials
      • Epoxies
      • Tapes
      • Acrylics
      • Hot melts
      • Urethanes
      • Other - Polysulfides
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Odor Details Citrus
    Other Properties
    Specific Gravity 0.793
    Flash Point (°F) -50.0
    % Solids (%) 3.0 to 5.0 Test Method
    Density (g/cm³) 6.5 (lbs.) Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: Store product at 60-80°F (16-27°C) for maximum storage life. Rotate stock on a “first in-first out” basis.;Shelf Life: When stored at the recommended conditions in original, unopened containers, this product has a shelf life of 24 months.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 60 to 80
    Shelf Life (mon) 24
    Not Good For
    Don't Use With May attack some plastics, painted materials and rubbers
  • Best Practices for 3M Citrus Base Cleaner

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    1. Surface Preparation

      Thoroughly coat 3M citrus base cleaner on surfaces or parts being cleaned. Wait a few minutes to allow maximum penetration and loosening action. Then wipe away with a clean, damp rag. Wipe with clean cloth, let air dry. Repeat application when substance to be removed is too thick for maximum penetration.

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Density Test Methods
Density Test Method
6.5 (lbs.) Approx.
% Solids Test Methods
% Solids Test Method
3.0 to 5.0 % by wt.