Asphalt and Tar Remover was formulated to be superior in solvent action when compared to common solvents such as mineral spirits and kerosene. In fact, it is 3 to 5 times better than common solvents. It offers a variety of applications and uses. For light asphalt-based soils, it can be used at room temperatures, ready to use directly from the drum. When cleaning small parts, use it in a soak tank. When cleaning larger parts, it is best to brush or flow directly onto the part that needs to be cleaned. Asphalt and Tar Remover was engineered specifically for cleaning asphalt-type soils. Its unique high-performance chemistry provides and extremely effective solvent action that will quickly clean and remover grease, paraffin, and oils.
The goal was also to make this cleaner as safe as possible. It offers a flash point of 150 degrees F. In comparison, mineral spirit-type solvents typically has a flash point of 130 degrees F. Making it even safer, there are no chlorinated solvents in this formula. This means there will be no admittance of toxic fumes that derive from chlorine compounds. Using this excellent cleaning solvent in well-ventilated areas provides a higher safety factor for any workers utilizing it for cleaning. It is an extremely easy product to use and it’s relatively safe. Depending on the level of soiling, it can be used as a soak, or it can be flowed or brushed on the area to be cleaned. It does not contain any acids or alkalis.