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Bio-D

Application

Mixing

Give the container a shake prior to application.


Watco Bio-D Application


Floor preparation prior to painting:


Floors with heavy contamination – should be reasonably dry for Bio D to be most effective. Brush in undiluted Watco Bio D with a stiff broom, scrub and leave it for at least 15 minutes to allow it to penetrate and to lift the contamination out of the surface. Scrub the floor again with a stiff broom or a mechanical scrubber to loosen the dirt deposits. Rinse with clean, cold water

preferably whilst continuing to scrub. If further applications are required, the floor should be reasonably dry before repeating the process.


Floors with light-medium contamination – as above but Bio D may be diluted.


Floor maintenance - Apply undiluted Watco Bio D with a stiff broom to the surface and leave for 5-10 minutes for penetration. Then scrub with a stiff broom or mechanical scrubber. Rinsing with clean cold water will float away oil and grease. Bio-D can be diluted with up to 10 times water for cleaning existing painted or bare floor surfaces. 


Machinery - Liberally coat oily and greasy parts using a soft brush. Leave for 5-15 minutes according to hardness of oil or grease, then rinse well with water. Protect materials that might be damaged or must not become wet. 


Warning - Watco Bio D is biodegradable, but a mixture of Bio D, oil and grease should not be allowed to enter rainwater drains or open water courses. The mixture can be removed from the floor using a wet vacuum and disposed of as chemical waste. 


Surfaces cleaned with solvent based degreasants generally require the use of a second stage cleaner to remove residues prior to painting. Surfaces washed with Watco Bio D and then rinsed with water are left ready for painting. May be diluted with water for removal of light to medium contamination. 

Description

A water-based, biodegradable formulation to remove grease and oil from previously painted or bare concrete where sensitivity to solvents from traditional degreasants may be a problem. Bio-D will remove oil and grease contamination without softening or bleaching the existing coating.


Features and benefits:

  • This powerful degreaser will not damage or soften previously painted or sealed surfaces.
  • Unique water based formulation.
  • Odourless – ideal for use in sensitive areas or where ventilation is limited.
  • Biodegradable.
  • Economical – may be diluted or used neat.
  • Only one application generally needed.
  • Easy to use.


Areas of use:

  • For preparation of dirty, oily floors prior to painting;
  • Dilute with water for use as a maintenance degreaser;
  • Internal and external applications.


General information

Color

Clear

Material

Water-based

Uniclass

Pr_35_31_65_22 Degreaser solutionsPrimary

CAWS

M60/18 Special coating

M60/195 Special coating

Product range

Floor Paints & Sealers / Preparation

Specification data - Degreaser solutions

Composition

Water-based.

Product Reference

Bio-D

Pack size

5 L.

25 L.

Coverage

20 m² per 5 L.

100 m² per 25 L.

Literature

Data Sheet: Bio-D

Data Sheet: Bio-D

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