Interlube Corporation manufactures a wide variety of specialty industrial cleaners that are available in both liquid and granular forms. We manufacture water-based cleaners, solvent-based degreasers, acid and alkaline cleaners, including some cleaners approved for use in the food processing and packaging industry. These cleaners can be used by hand or with the aid of a wide variety of equipment such as sprayers, high-pressure washers, steam cleaners, staged washers, soak tanks, etc. Not all of these products are appropriate for all surfaces. Contact us for more information.
Here are a few of our products. We can custom design a product to meet your requirements. Please contact us for additional information.
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Formula 1103M Metal Safe Cleaner is a biodegradable, low foam, multi purpose, granular cleaner for use in food processing and industrial plants that require a thorough cleaning yet metal safe product. It is mild to use, but highly effective in removing a broad range of difficult- to-remove soils, and gives rapid wetting, direct penetration, and good emulsifying power on greasy and oily soils. Formula 1103M dissolves readily and contains no insoluble matter. Therefore, it rinses easily and completely, leaving no residue on the surface. It contains materials to hold hard water salts in solution and prevent buildup of scale on heating coils and tubes. Formula 1103M is safe on metals. It is non-corrosive, non-toxic, and non-hazardous. It contains no caustics, chromates, nitrites, glycol ethers, phenols or other hazardous chemicals. It can be boiled without releasing irritating fumes. Formula 1103M is USDA A1 approved as “a general cleaning agent on all surfaces, or for use with steam or mechanical cleaning devices.”
Formula 1135 Metal Cleaner-Deruster is a multi-purpose, heavy duty, alkaline metal cleaner-deruster powder. It is formulated with detergents and activators to lift and remove soils and contains special rust removal agents. It cleans beyond the grease and grime to actually remove the rust coatings. Its penetrating and removal properties are so good that it is also an excellent paint stripper. Formula 1135 is designed for both spray and soak tank operations.
Formula 1156 Metal Safe Cleaner is a multi purpose powder cleaner for use in industrial factories, transportation facilities, and food processing and packaging plants that require a thorough cleaning, metal safe product. It is mild to use but highly effective in removing a broad range of difficult-to-remove soils. Excellent for inside and outside cleaning of aluminum truck bodies, tanks, etc. Rapid wetting and direct penetration lift greasy soils from the surface. Superior emulsifying power holds the soils in suspension until they can be flushed away. Formula 1156 contains no insoluble matter and therefore rinses completely, leaving no residues.
Formula 1375 Heavy Duty Alkaline Cleaner is a powder cleaner designed to remove heavy, baked-on soils, carbonized deposits and other difficult-to-remove residues in food, beverage, and pharmaceutical manufacturing and processing plants. Formula 1375 is USDA approved as A2 meaning it is “acceptable for use on in soak tanks or with steam or mechanical cleaning devices.” It is extremely effective on proteinaceous soils and their residues. Formula 1375 is safe on iron, steel and stainless steel. It should NOT be used on aluminum, copper, brass, galvanized, tin or zinc.
Formula 1503 Concrete Floor Cleaner is a granular, dustless powder cleaner for removal of grease and heavy soil build-up on unpainted concrete floors, waste cans, storage areas, grease pits, loading docks, engine rooms, locker rooms, hangers, garages, driveways, parking lots, etc. It converts the oil and grease into a soluble state, emulsifies them, and lifts them off the surface so they can be easily rinsed away. It is formulated with special wetting agents in high concentrations that speed the cleaning process, so that no laborious scraping, scrubbing, or lengthy soaking is needed. Formula 1503 quickly enters cracks and surface irregularities to extract the soil. It will neither pit nor damage surfaces.
Formula 1605 Vehicle Cleaner is designed for use in both automatic and manual systems for exterior washing of passenger cars, trucks, buses, railcars, subway cars, etc. Formula 1605 is a mild alkaline powder with outstanding cleaning and rinsing properties. It is formulated for rapid penetration and emulsification of all types of soils and includes special rinse aid-wetting agents to assure a complete non-streaking rinse.
Formula 2025 Felt Cleaner is a liquid, synthetic concentrate with a balanced formula composed of wetting agents, organic solvents, and inorganic sequestering compounds. It is excellent for the removal of clays, stock fibers, colors, resins, calcium and magnesium salts. It prevents lime deposits, and contains no harsh alkaline compounds to harden or damage felts. Formula 2025 can be used to clean felts in-place or by continuous spray cleaning or the felts can be removed and cleaned in a felt washer. Because Formula 2025 is a concentrated liquid, there is no mixing problem - just dilute with water. The use concentration depends upon soil conditions and method of cleaning. Formula 2025 is a non-flammable, non-corrosive product with non-toxic vapors. It is safe to use on wool, nylon, rayon, poly vinyl, synthetic and natural rubber. Felt cleaning with Formula 2025 offers true economy. Felt life is prolonged and absorption is maintained for longer periods, reducing down time, and paper rejects.
Formula 2028 Liquid Steam Cleaner is a heavy duty, multi-purpose, liquid alkaline cleaner concentrate formulated for use in high pressure hot water or steam cleaning equipment to remove heavy deposits of dirt, grime, oil and grease. The convenient liquid form allows it to be proportioned directly from a drum using an eductor system, or it can be easily premixed in a tank.
Formula 2036 LF is a fast acting, heavy-duty, low foaming, alkaline cleaner concentrate that can be used in steam and high-pressure hot water cleaning equipment as well as hot soaker tanks. It is USDA approved as A1 meaning it is “acceptable as a general cleaning agent on all surfaces, or for use with steam or mechanical cleaning devices.” It can handle a wide variety of jobs where highly caustic material is required. The convenient liquid form allows for easier, more rapid mixing and safer use. Formula 2036 LF is a rapid, deep penetrating cleaning compound that dislodges heavy soils and greases. When followed by a steam or high-pressure rinse, Formula 2036 LF leaves surfaces free of deposits and film. It solves the toughest cleaning jobs while conserving both time and money.
Formula 2039 HF Alkaline Cleaner Concentrate is a heavy duty, high foaming, alkaline, multi-purpose cleaner. It is especially suited for tough cleaning operations such as vegetable, meat, fish and poultry fats, starches, greases, oils, proteinaceous stains, and other difficult-to-remove deposits. Formula 2039 HF is specially designed for foam applications, but can be used for cleaning in-place and steam or hot high pressure cleaning operations. The surfactants incorporated for foam generation and stabilization are very effective in wetting and emulsifying and greatly improve the ability of the alkaline cleaners and builders to penetrate and break down the greases, fats, and other soils. Formula 2039 HF is acceptable for use only in soak tanks or with steam or mechanical cleaning devices in all departments operating under the USDA’s Federal meat and poultry inspection programs (A2 approved). This product is safe to be used on iron, stainless steel, copper, rubber and most plastics. However, it is NOT safe on aluminum, tin or galvanized.
Formula 2506 LF is a lower foaming version of Formula 2506 M. It is USDA approved as A4 meaning it can be used as a floor and wall cleaner in food processing and packaging plants. It can be used by hand or in cleaning equipment.
Formula 2506 M Cleaner is an economical, multi-purpose, liquid cleaner designed for use in many different types of applications including hand wiping, power spray cleaners, floor scrubbers, etc. It is USDA approved as A1, meaning it is “acceptable as a general cleaning agent on all surfaces, or for use with steam or mechanical cleaning devices in all departments of official establishments operating under the Federal meat, poultry, shell egg grading and egg products inspection programs.”
Formula 2600 Multi-Purpose Cleaner is a synthetic concentrate that can reduce inventory by eliminating the need for special purpose cleaners. It is easy and economical to use because you can add and adjust the water level depending on the soil load. Formula 2600 quickly penetrates dirt, grease, grime, etc., and holds it in suspension for easy removal. It cleans a wide variety of surfaces from floors to greasy plant machinery. It is USDA approved as A1, meaning it is “acceptable as a general cleaning agent on all surfaces, or for use with steam or mechanical cleaning devices in all departments of official establishments operating under the Federal meat, poultry, shell egg grading and egg products inspection programs.” It is excellent for steam cleaning and safe on painted surfaces when diluted as directed. Formula 2600 can be applied by steam cleaner, spraying, brushing, mopping, or wiping. Rinse with water or wipe clean with a damp cloth. For heavier soil, allow the Formula 2600 solution to soak and penetrate, but not to dry, before rinsing or wiping clean.
Formula 2610 Cleaner Concentrate is a very versatile, multi-purpose liquid concentrate specially formulated for all hard surface cleaning. It contains no severely harsh or hazardous chemicals, yet gives heavy duty cleaning performance. It can penetrate the toughest soils, displace them from the surface, emulsify them, and prevent the soils from redepositing on the surface being cleaned. It has excellent wetting and sheeting action and no-streak rinsing to give that clean, sparkling appearance desired. Due to its unique concentrated multi-purpose formulation and easy to use liquid form, it's use level can be adjusted to suit the task - from high levels for the toughest grit, grease, and grime - to very low levels for most cleaning operations to give the optimum economy of use. Formula 2610 is used for washing trucks, cars, buses, machinery, floors, walls, tables, equipment, seats, plastics, upholstery, woodwork, and painted surfaces. Dilution levels vary depending on soil loads and types, as well as with methods of application. Formula 2610 can be used with hand, brush, spray, high-pressure washers, steam, and other automated application systems. It is safe to use on stainless steel, steel, iron, aluminum, magnesium, copper, brass and other soft metals, as well as on most plastics and paints.
Formula 2611 Cleaner Concentrate is a versatile, multi-purpose liquid concentrate, specially formulated for all hard surface cleaning. It is USDA approved as A1, meaning it is “acceptable as a general cleaning agent on all surfaces, or for use with steam or mechanical cleaning devices in all departments of official establishments operating under the Federal meat, poultry, shell egg grading and egg products inspection programs.” Formula 2611 has the ability to penetrate the toughest soils, displace them from the surface, emulsify them, and keep the soils from redepositing on the surface being cleaned. It has excellent wetting and sheeting action and non-streak rinsing to leave the clean, sparkling appearance desired.
Formula 3160A Iron Phosphatizer is a combined cleaning - phosphatizing compound for preparation of steel and aluminum surfaces for coating applications. Use of Formula 3160A results in greatly improved paint adhesion and corrosion protection. Its cleaning action is so good that a pre-cleaning operation is not necessary in most cases. Formula 3160 A contains a unique combination of accelerators and promoters that speed up the phosphatizing action and assures a tough, durable, corrosion resistant coating.
Formula 4025 is a heavy duty, acid cleaner concentrate that is specially formulated to clean felts in the paper making industry. Its highly acidic formulation, combined with its incorporation of highly effective surface-active agents, allows Formula 4025 to clean soils typically encountered in the paper industry very effectively and efficiently. Formula 4025 also can be used to clean heat treat scale, mineral deposits, oils, grease and grime from many types of surfaces.
Formula 4191 Phos Acid Cleaner is an acid cleaner, rust stripper, and light phosphatizer. It removes light rust, heat treat scale, and mineral deposits in addition to cleaning road film, oils, grease and grime from surfaces. Formula 4191 deposits a light phosphate coating on the metal surface for improved paint adhesion.
Formula 4390 LF Acid Cleaner is general-purpose acid cleaner designed to remove mineral and organic deposits, such as milkstone, beerstone, and other proteinaceous deposits. It is used in dairies, breweries, food processing and packaging, poultry and meat packing plants. It is especially effective where low foam properties are desired. Formula 4390 LF is A3 approved by the USDA meaning it is “acceptable for use as an acid cleaner in all departments of official establishments operating under the Federal meat, poultry, shell egg grading, and egg products inspection programs.”
Formula 4612 A Aluminum Brightener is a liquid, acid based cleaning product that incorporates a special blend of surfactants and cleaners designed to effectively clean and brighten aluminum surfaces, such as aluminum truck trailers. Formula 4612 A totally cleans and removes surface films from aluminum and brightens it to a like-new condition. DO NOT use on painted surfaces.
Formula 017 is an outstanding parts washer and solvent degreaser, as well as general-purpose solvent. It quickly penetrates and loosens soils such as oil, dirt, grime and sludge. It can be used in many types of applications.
Formula 063 is a multi-purpose cleaner/degreaser that can be used in a wide variety of applications. It has excellent solvency and wetting properties that allow it to penetrate and displace the soil being removed. It quickly removes grease, dirt and grime. Formula 063 is an excellent ink solvent for removal of many types of inks and oil soluble dyes. It evaporates fairly rapidly for quick drying of the part being cleaned.
Formula 41 is a high purity solvent with relatively high flash point (>140°F), which allows it to be used more safely than other lower flash solvents. This high flash point also makes for easier disposal or reclamation of the spent solvent. In many situations, a licensed used oil recycler can recycle it (consult your federal, state, and local regulations). It is an excellent parts washer and degreaser as well as a general-purpose solvent. Formula 41 loosens grease, oil, dirt, grime and sludge allowing for easy removal and cleanup. It also can be used as an ink solvent to clean up some types of ink in printing or ink plants. It is truly a multi-purpose cleaner/degreaser.
Formula 61 is a high purity solvent with relatively high flash point (>160°F), which allows it to be used more safely than other lower flash solvents. This high flash point also makes for easier disposal of the spent solvent. In many situations, a licensed used oil recycler can recycle it (consult your federal, state, and local regulations). It is an excellent parts washer and degreaser as well as a general-purpose solvent. It loosens grease, oil, dirt, grime and sludge allowing for easy removal and cleanup. It also can be used as an ink solvent to clean up some types of ink in printing or ink plants. It is truly a multi-purpose cleaner/degreaser.
Formula 81X18B is a special solvent blend specifically designed for the cleaning of inks and dyes. Its formulation makes it an exceptional cleaner for the removal of most inks, dyes, etc. It has excellent solvency and extremely low surface tension, allowing Formula 81X18B to wet and penetrate the ink and make it easy to remove. It is a flammable solvent-based cleaner, so please USE CAUTION and follow all label instructions.
Natuclean 144 is a citrus-based, biodegradable, water soluble, solvent degreaser that finds use in many industrial applications. Its quick penetrating formulation rapidly dissolves and removes grease, grime, asphalt, oil, and tar. Natuclean 144 is ideal for use as a parts cleaner, engine degreaser, graffiti remover, and in any other application where a non-toxic, biodegradable solvent is needed or desired. Parts or surfaces can air dry, leaving a negligible film, or can be rinsed with water.