Aqueous Parts Washers - A Safer Choice

Cuda aqueous parts washers are safe for your workers, the environment, and for any industry that washes parts and components. Unlike solvent-based parts washing sinks, Cuda aqueous parts washers do not emit exhaust or fumes for employees to breathe. Using biodegradable solvent-free detergents also prevents users from getting in contact with harmful chemicals. Thousands of customers have switched from dangerous solvents to the safe and timesaving cleaning of automatic aqueous parts washers that are designed to handle all sizes of parts.

Aqueous Parts Washers Are Safe For You & The Environment

When cleaning dirt, grime, oil, grease, and other debris from machine parts, you have a decision to make: whether chemical solvents or water offer the better solution for getting the job done.

Both methods are effective, but there are reasons why aqueous parts washers have the edge.

The first parts washer was developed in 1954, and utilized petroleum based solvents to clean and degrease machine parts. These chemicals were caustic, and using them was not only unsafe – there was an increased risk of fire, and inherent health issues in using parts cleaner solvents – but environmental concerns and tougher regulations led to the need for an alternate solution. Chlorinated solvents became the adopted standard, but those too were eventually deemed unsafe, and banned in the 1980s.

Aqueous parts washers, originally developed in the early 1970s, received new attention, and were seen as a viable and effective way to clean dirty parts. These machines rely on hot water and detergent combined with mechanical energy to remove dirt and oil. Similar in concept to a large dishwasher, aqueous-based parts washers use alkaline detergents and water for cleaning, a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to automatic parts cleaner solvents. Specially formulated detergents, many of them biodegradable, exist for the toughest cleaning challenges.

Cuda aqueous parts washers are a safer and cleaner alternative to rented solvent sinks with expensive monthly fees. This solvent free, aqueous system uses heated water and special corrosion-free detergents designed to remove even the most stubbornly pervasive dirt, soil, greases, and oils from your parts. Our automatic parts washers utilize a series of directed nozzles to clean parts quickly, thoroughly, and efficiently, saving you labor costs by allowing your employees to focus on profit-making activities instead.

In addition, you aren’t exposing your workers to caustic chemicals, and you are investing in an environmentally safe cleaning system where speed translates to faster cleaning. With a Cuda parts washer, you’ll have a much more cost-effective method of doing business…not to mention clean parts that will operate more reliably and efficiently, saving you expensive repair costs down the road.

Eliminate Hazardous Solvents

Aqueous Parts Washer Detergents

Aqueous-based automatic parts washers offer a safe, effective, and environmentally friendly method of cleaning caked-on dirt, oil, and other debris from machine parts.

They work like a giant dishwasher, utilizing a combination of hot water, detergent, and mechanical action in order to cut through stubborn grime and grease. Keep in mind, no matter how big and fancy the parts washer is, it will only live up to its full cleaning potential with the proper detergent.

As the most trusted name in the industrial parts washer industry, we built the technology to automatically wash parts of various sizes, and backed that up with an extensive line of safe, eco-friendly detergents to meet a variety of tough cleaning needs. Our detergents were specially formulated by a team of chemists and blended specifically for use with Cuda parts washers, carefully engineered to speed the cleaning process and ensure superior results. Unlike caustic petroleum based solvents, Cuda detergents are easy to use and preferred for technicians and the environment. Many of them are biodegradable, and all are manufactured in our own custom detergent facility. Advanced formula Cuda parts washer detergents feature an exclusive corrosion inhibitor package to protect your valuable equipment from rust.

Whether you’ve got a manual or an automatic parts washer, there’s a Cuda detergent perfect for your cleaning needs. All-purpose detergents are available in powder and liquid form and handle a variety of general cleaning applications, while specialty detergents have been formulated to tackle your toughest challenges, including aluminum, alloys, and metal parts ready to be painted. With a lineup that includes defoamers, vapor corrosion inhibitors, and phosphatizers, you’re sure to find a Cuda parts washer detergent that will get the job done!


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