Cleaning Agents

tivaclean

Tivaclean 

  

Krohn Tivaclean is an electrocleaning concentrate for both metals and plastics. It is an orange powder that, when mixed with water, (8oz. to the gallon) changes to a fluorescent green to insure full rinsing.

Tivaclean also contains anti-foaming agents for low sudsing and a deodorant to suppress odor. A biocatalyst is also present for biodegradability and eliminates the need to use toxic chlorinated solvents. In solution, it has a non-caustic pH of 9-10.

Tivaclean is also a great ultrasonic cleaner and can be used at room temperature. Heating the solution to a temperature between 160º and 180º F enhances its performance.

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Heavy Duty Electrocleaner

  

Krohn Heavy Duty Liquid Electrocleaner is a ready to use solution available in quarts, and is especially useful for cleaning castings and articles to be plated. The solution removes all grease, finger prints, and polishing compounds in about a minute. Available in quart bottles. This solution is corrosive and requires a $6 hazardous fee per box.

GHS SDS  |  Hazardous Shipping Required

tivaclean

ElectroKing™


Krohn Heavy Duty Liquid Electrocleaner
 is a ready to use solution available in quarts, and is especially useful for cleaning castings and articles to be plated. The solution removes all grease, finger prints, and polishing compounds in about a minute. Available in quart bottles. This solution is corrosive and requires a $6 hazardous fee per box.

 Instructions |  GHS SDS

tivaclean

Activator-T™

Activator-T™ is mixed with water as needed producing a mild acid with super etching, brightening, and cleaning properties. Activator-T chemically cleans and activates your parts to assure strong metallic bonding for the initial plate and continuous plating processes. Dissolve 1/3 lb. per gallon of water. Use at room temperature for 30-60 seconds. No rectifier required.
 Instructions |  GHS SDS

sparex

Sparex ®

Sparex® is a granular dry acid compound manufactured by Krohn Industries for pickling, cleaning and removing surface oxidation, scale, and incrustation from metals.

Sparex® is an easy to use, longer lasting, safe replacement for dangerous sulfuric acid in effective cleaning and pickling of metals, and produces smooth, clean, bright surfaces quickly and economically, without destroying fine detail or tolerances by minimizing the risk of over-pickling, pitting, burning, and wire brushing. The prepared solution has 1½ times the available acid content of a 5% sulfuric acid solution and is more effective than citric acid pickle.

Use it to replace expensive acid or sodium bisulfate based plating neutralizers and activators. Mix Sparex(R) at half the strength recommended for pickling and use it as you would use the acid or sodium bisulfate based plating neutralizers and activators.

Sparex® No.2 is used for pickling gold, silver, and copper based alloys. Available in 10 oz. cans, 2½ pound bags (makes 1 gallon of solution), and 45 pound drums (makes 18 gallons of solution).

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Tivabrite

Krohn Tivabrite is an electrostripper and polisher for yellow gold. In most cases, it can replace “bombing”, in a hydrogen peroxide/cyanide solution, with better results. It gets into spots, crevices, and undercuts that are impossible to reach with a polishing buff.

Tivabrite is a unique combination of chemicals that, when mixed (4 oz. to the gallon) with water and an equal weight of cyanide (sodium cyanide is preferred) and utilized with a reverse current, provides a superior polishing action and leaves yellow gold
jewelry bright, clean, and polished.

When used on white gold, Tivabrite gives the jewelry a matte finish similar to that obtained in “bombing”.

Tivabrite is available in 1 lb jars and 5 lb, 25 lb, 50 lb, and 100 lb bulk packs.

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