DESMOG A

Anti-Smog Alkaline Cleaner

Description

DESMOG A is a special liquid compound with particular thixotropic properties consisting of alkaline hydroxides, surfactants, additives and thixotropizing agents, specially designed to remove smog from building surfaces.

Usage field

DESMOG A is used as an alkaline cleaner for slightly and much deteriorated surfaces with existing blackening caused by:

  • acid rain;
  • corrosive fumes;
  • combustion gases.

 

 

DESMOG A, in particular, is used to wash monument surfaces prior to consolidation and protection treatments.

Packaging

DESMOG A is packed in containers of 1 or 5 litres.

DESMOG A

Anti-Smog Alkaline Cleaner

Application

DESMOG A must only be applied when the weather is favourable to prevent the solidification and freezing phenomena.

The ideal temperature is of approx. 20÷25°C and for maximum cleaning action the surface must be dry.

During treatment the surface should not be exposed to sun rays to avoid strong evaporation: when necessary cover the surface to be treated against the light or spray water on the product.

Before each operation, ensure accurate protection of the hands, eyes and face.

 

Product preparation

DESMOG A is ready to use. Shake well before application.

Product application
  • DESMOG A shall be applied by brush or roller;
  • the product shall be distributed on the surface by treating a few meters at a time, to prevent the product to dry;
  • in case of high temperatures pulverized water shall be sprayed over the treated surface; leave to work from few minutes to 1 hour depending on the type of surface and type of dirt;
  • then, rinse with medium pressure water jets or rubbing with a sponge;
  • repeat the cleaning if needed;
  • to neutralize the alkalinity of the treatment DESMOG B shall be applied.

DESMOG A

Anti-Smog Alkaline Cleaner

Average Consumption

Variable coverage: 0.3 to 1 litre/m2.

DESMOG A

Anti-Smog Alkaline Cleaner

Features

Bulk Density, UNI 8310

g/cm3

1.35 ± 0.25

pH, UNI 8311

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> 13

Apparent dynamic viscosity, ISO 3219

mPa·s

650 ± 150

Stability Interval

°C

+4 to +30

Note: testing methods are in accordance with the standards referred to in the table. 

DESMOG A

Anti-Smog Alkaline Cleaner

Warning and informations
  • It is always advisable to carry out a preventive check on a small area of the surface to be treated to avoid any operating failure, though very unlikely.
  • The product is caustic: avoid contact with skin and eyes by using protective rubber gloves and rainsuits.
  • In case of contact with skin and eyes, wash thoroughly with water and seek medical advice if necessary.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) before use.

 

 

 

Preservation

The product has a shelf life of over 1 year