Aquawash 442

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Water dilutable Ink Cleaner concentrate (1:1 to1:3) ideal for textile, UV graphics and some solvent based industrial inks CPS Aquawash 442 is a concentrated ink cleaner that is diluted 1:1 and up to 1:3 with water. Provides screen printers with a low VOC and low COD Aquawash for manual and automatic machine cleaning (EN122921-3:2005 compliant) of textile, UV graphics and some solvent based industrial inks. It is especially good at reclaiming two component nylon inks when used neat. Concentrates make ink cleaning a more sustainable process as less packaging is used and the carbon footprint is reduced as less product needs to be delivered to you. 1 litre of product gives you up to 4 litres of working product for cleaning.

CPS Aquawash 442 is part of the new family of very low hazard ‘concentrated’ screen washes. It is particularly good for dissolving all types of Textile and UV inks.

Dilute up to 1:3 with water and use to dissolve the ink. Remove fully with water. If the ink is dry and difficult to remove, a lower dilution may be required. For best results, dilute 1:1.

Can also be used neat as a ink stain remover or to remove catalysed inks from the mesh after printing.

* Very low VOC
* Water dilutable
* Very low odour


* Lower emissions
* Economical
* Pleasant working environment
* EN12921-3:2005 compliant for automatic and recirculaion ink cleaning.
* Concentrates help reduce carbon foot print & the amount of packing used.

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Graphics, point of display, signs, label, industrial, membrane touch switch, film insert moulding, decals, textile, apparel, garment, bag, t-shirt and electronic screen printers.
Screen printers that GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) approved.

Screen printers with recirculation booths, dip tanks, automatic screen cleaning equipment and manual cleaning by bucket and brush.
This is available as a concentrate in 1 litre, 5 litre, 25 litre & 210 litre pack sizes*.

*CPS endorses best industry practice and manual handling of 25 and 210 litre containers should be risk assessed and suitable controls put in place. Use of mechanical handling equipment may be necessary.
Flashpoint: 73°C (163°F) Sh CC (Setaflash closed cup)*.
VOC/Litre: 60 grams/litre (EU)**
Evaporation Rate: <1
COD: Neat: 2025 g/l, 1:1: 1013 g/l, 1:2: 675 g/l, 1:3: 506 g/l
Labelled: Irritant to eye.

*Industry Standard For Machine Cleaning:

The European Standard EN12921-3:2005 specifies that flammable cleaning liquids have a flash point at least 15°C above ambient working temperatures (40°C) and recommends a flash point of greater than 55°C for machine cleaning.

**Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC):

EU VOC is calculated from vapour pressure and physical properties of the raw materials.
US standard ASTM D2369 relates to the test method used to calculate the VOC under the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) regulations for cleanup solvents used in screen printing.

Read safety data sheet for full physical properties.
Screen printers of textiles, apparel, garments, t-shirts, tea towels and bags.

CPS Aquawash 442 is an EN12921-3:2005 compliant ink cleaner for automatic and recirculation screen cleaning.

Q: What is EN12921-3:2005?

A: The European Standard EN12921-3:2005 (Machines for surface cleaning and pre-treatment of industrial items using liquids of vapours. Safety of machines using flammable cleaning liquids) specifies that flammable cleaning liquids have a flash point at least 15°C above ambient / working temperatures and recommends a flash point of greater than 55°C for autoamtic and recirculation cleaning.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

CPS endorses best industry practice that operators should wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling all chemical products, even those classified as 'non-hazardous'. Recommended PPE for CPS Products includes gloves and safety glasses (or goggles when handling larger quantities).

Read Safety Data Sheet for full protection information.

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