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Old 2nd June 2015, 11:18   #1
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What is available here for degreasing? I'm hoping to get some strong bio-degradable degreasers like "Simple Green" or "Purple Power."

Any pointers on where I could get something like these?

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What is avail here for degreasing? I'm hoping to get some strong bio-degradable degreasers like "Simple Green" or "Purple Power."

Any pointers on where I could get something like these?

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Meguiars super degreaser is available but it is not bio degradable

Meguiars APC is bio degradable . Check if it suits your requirements
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Where could I find meguiars super cleaner? I've not seen them at the Shell and 3m stores. But perhaps I had not looked closely enough. I'm in Bangalore, btw.
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What is the need for a bio-degradable degreaser? What about the grease?
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Easier on the skin and easier on one's lungs when fumes are breathed in. They are water soluble so easily rinsed off. The surfactants/emulsifiers breaks down the grease into tiny molecules which are broken down and the natural bacteria in the soil will consume the hydrocarbons (greases & oils) that come off in the rinse. Can safely use it in kitchen. And for washing (greasy) clothes.

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MUC-OFF is what you're looking for. Available at a couple of online stores - Ebay Link.
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Easier on the skin and easier on one's lungs when fumes are breathed in. They are water soluble so easily rinsed off. The surfactants/emulsifiers breaks down the grease into tiny molecules which are broken down and the natural bacteria in the soil will consume the hydrocarbons (greases & oils) that come off in the rinse. Can safely use it in kitchen. And for washing (greasy) clothes.
Most effective degreasers (including the ones being discussed here) are not skin safe and must be used with gloves. Perhaps you should look at Amway products which mention that they are safe for the skin.

If you intend to use for the kitchen and clothes, it is better to buy products meant exactly to do those. Meguiars/other degreasers are for professional use only and shouldn't be used by folks who aren't taking the right precautions.
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Easier on the skin and easier on one's lungs when fumes are breathed in. They are water soluble so easily rinsed off. The surfactants/emulsifiers breaks down the grease into tiny molecules which are broken down and the natural bacteria in the soil will consume the hydrocarbons (greases & oils) that come off in the rinse. Can safely use it in kitchen. And for washing (greasy) clothes.
None of the so called biodegradable degreasers are safe to skin if you are looking at that pov unless its listed as human or skin safe, they will not have any harmful chemicals. Moreover the grease is grease and cannot be disintegrated with out any harsh chemicals, no manufacturer says that. They are still non-degradable, there are many bio-degradable grease available in the market.
So my point is dont waste money on bio-degradable degreaser or any other product unless you use it for removing a bio-degradable grease.

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There is a guy who makes some wonderful degreasers in Bangalore. Autokrom (division of Sumax) also has bio degradable cleaners. They call it all purpose cleaner. More of cleaner than a degreaser but works for light degreasing.
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There is a guy who makes some wonderful degreasers in Bangalore. Autokrom (division of Sumax) also has bio degradable cleaners. They call it all purpose cleaner. More of cleaner than a degreaser but works for light degreasing.
Who is this mysterious dark knight that you are mentioning Kutlee

Give us contact details of him so that we can all benefit from his expertise.
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Hi.

Anyone needing a biodegradeable degreaser, please get in touch with the gentleman on the attached card.

I am not related to him / his company in any way.

Have been using his product for a few months now in my own marine engineering workshop & have found it to be pretty effective.

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