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Old 09-26-2019, 11:13 PM   #1
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ZEP / instant way to clean your track / this WORKS

ZEP is a pre moistened rough paper towel soaked in glycol ether, it is an industrial degreaser that is NOT WATER BASED, it will not induce rust. made specifically for engines, tools, etc. removes oil, grease and adhesives. makes an instant and REALLY effective track cleaner.




Glycol ethers are a group of solvents based on alkyl ethers of ethylene glycol or propylene glycol commonly used in paints and cleaners. These solvents typically have a higher boiling point, together with the favorable solvent properties of lower-molecular weight ethers and alcohols. The word "Cellosolve" was registered in 1924 as a United States trademark by Carbide & Carbon Chemicals Corp. (later named Union Carbide Corp.) for "Solvents for Gums, Resins, Cellulose Esters, and the Like",; the first one was ethyl cellosolve (ethylene glycol monoethyl ether), with the name now generic for glycol ethers.
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Old 09-27-2019, 05:24 AM   #2
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Interesting, will need to test it out.

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Old 09-27-2019, 09:30 AM   #3
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I use denatured alcohol but certainly would be willing to try this.
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Where do you get this Zep?
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Old 09-27-2019, 09:22 PM   #5
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i found this at menards...
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i found this at menards...
Ben, here's my problem ...

I googled ZEP and clicked the Home Depot page listing ZEP products - dozens. From wood floor cleaners to NASA scrubbers

What is the specific ZEP product you're using?
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Ben, here's my problem ...

I googled ZEP and clicked the Home Depot page listing ZEP products - dozens. From wood floor cleaners to NASA scrubbers

What is the specific ZEP product you're using?
industrial purple degreasing wipes...
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I went online at Home Depot and Lowes, they don't carry them. However, I did find them at Menards as Benz mentioned:

https://www.menards.com/main/grocery...2007745308.htm
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I'd like to see the MSDS for these before I used them. Ask Lee Willis about using unknown cleaners on your track.
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I'd like to see the MSDS for these before I used them. Ask Lee Willis about using unknown cleaners on your track.
We have a bunch of different Glycol ether tanks in our yard.

MSDS, Now this is for concentrate, industrial purple degreasing liquid.

https://www.cleanandpolish.com/files...easer_MSDS.pdf
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