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Polywater® Type RP™ Cleaner Aerosol Can

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Cable Cleaner/Degreaser

  • Fast – Evaporates quickly, leaves no residue.
  • Tested – High dielectric strength of 56KV meets IEEE 1493.
  • Versatile – Cleans switchgear, contacts, meters, and motors.
  • Safe – Excellent alternative to brominated & chlorinated solvents.
  • Proven – Approved by medium voltage cable manufacturers.

Polywater® Type RP Aerosol cleans busbars, transformer oils, stick adhesives, switchgear, meters, electric motors, breakers, contacts, and communications gear. It fills numerous general degreasing needs.  Polywater® RP evaporates quickly and leaves no residue.  It is an excellent cleaning solvent for a variety of different greases and oils.  Polywater® RP solvent has been tested on a number of plastics and rubbers for compatibility via ASTM standard test D543 (see technical data sheet on sidebar for details). Polywater® RP also meets IEEE 1493 “Guide for the Evaluation of Solvents Used for Cleaning Electrical Cables and Accessories.”

Perchloroethylene has replaced 1,1,1 trichlorethane in a number of electrical cleaners. However, “perc” is a hazardous solvent with a low TLV and a carcinogen classification.  Other replacement solvents may not be approved by cable manufacturers and can cause deleterious effects on rubbers and plastics. Review an up-to-date SDS on your present aerosol electrical cleaner to evaluate its safety and effectiveness.


Product/Package Notes:

Type RP is also available in safe and convenient presaturated towelettes. Available in 2 sizes: 5"x8" (RP-1) and 8"x12" (RP-1L).