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SkyKleen

SkyKleen™ aviation solvent is a new generation aviation solvent that combines excellent cleaning performance with environmentally friendly characteristics. From parts cleaning to surface prep, SkyKleen is effective and economical.

SkyKleen™ 1000 aviation solvent

DESCRIPTION 

SkyKleen™ 1000 aviation solvent is the safer, smarter alternative solvent. SkyKleen combines excellent cleaning performance with environmentally friendly characteristics. It is inherently biodegradable, nonhalogenated and nonozone depleting, minimizes VOC emissions, and is classified as nonhazardous waste per RCRA. SkyKleen is also easy to work with because it has low odor, does not adversely affect metals, leaves no residue, evaporates slowly and is noncombustible and noncaustic.

APPLICATIONS/USES 

  • Adhesive/epoxy removal
  • Carbon epoxy Composite Surface Cleaning
  • Carbon Removal (brake and piston housings)
  • Degreasing
  • Engine cleaning
  • Fiberglass resin removal
  • Final cleaning prior to painting and bonding
  • General surface cleaning
  • Polysufide sealant removal (cured/uncured)
  • RTV removal
  • Skydrol removal

SkyKleen™ 2000 aviation solvent

DESCRIPTION 

SkyKleen™ 2000 is designed for use on vertical or overhead surfaces because it clings to the surface due to its thick properties. SkyKleen combines excellent cleaning performance with environmentally friendly characteristics. It is inherently biodegradable, nonhalogenated and nonozone depleting, minimizes VOC emissions, and is classified as nonhazardous waste per RCRA. SkyKleen is also easy to work with because it has low odor, does not adversely affect metals, leaves no residue, evaporates slowly and is noncombustible and noncaustic.

APPLICATIONS/USES 

  • Adhesive/epoxy removal
  • Carbon epoxy composite surface cleaning
  • Carbon removal (brake and piston housings)
  • Degreasing
  • Engine cleaning
  • Fiberglass resin removal
  • Final cleaning prior to painting and bonding
  • General surface cleaning
  • Polysufide sealant removal (cured/uncured)
  • RTV removal
  • Skydrol removal

SkyKleen® aviation solvent has been tested and approved by some of the industry's leading companies.

Organization ​Application ​Specification ​Comments
​BF Goodrich *Wheels & piston housings​ Approved​
Boeing​ *Exterior & General Cleaners​ ​D6-17487 Conforms to all test requirements except for acrylic crazing ​
​*Cleaning of Solvent resistant finishes ​BAC 5750 Conforms​
*Carbon Removers D6-17487​​ Conforms​
Boeing - Long Beach (Douglas) *Sealant remover hand wipe cleaner​ CSD-1 Type 3​ ​Not to be used on acrylics and natural rubbers
​*C17 DPM 6410​
Boeing - Seattle ​*Sealant Removal F-15 & F-18 production Defense and Space Group​
*Integral Fuel Tank Sealing​ BAC 5504
PSD 9-13 ​
​Defense and Space Group​
​*Sealing of Integral Fuel Tanks​ ​BAC 5593
PSD 9-1
​Defense and Space Group​
*Cleaning of Solvent-resistant finishes​ ​BAC 5750
PSD 9-22
​Defense and Space Group​
*Exterior & general cleaners, & carbon removers​ D6-17487​ Conforms to requirements per independent lab testing. Not to be used on acrylics and natural rubbers. ​
General Electric Engines ​ *Specified hand-wipe degreasing​ GEAC 70-21-23​ ​Some restrictions for FPI testing
​McDonnell-Douglas ​*Sealant Remover & Hand-wipe Cleaner CSD-1 type 3​ ​Not to be used on acrylics and natural rubber
​US Air Force *KC-135 General Surface Wipe Cleaning​ ​T.O. 1C-135
(K) A-3-4
Corrosion Control​
​*Sealant Removal C-17 Production T.O. 1C-17A-23​ C-17 Manufacture "System peculiar corrosion control"​
Tinker AFB​ *B-52 Radome coating removal​ ​T.O. in progress