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ultrasonic cleaner

Post by bth2bth2 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:27 am

just noticed ...lidl are selling an ultrasonic cleaner from the 20th ....might be useful?

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Re: ultrasonic cleaner

Post by Mr Shiney » Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:40 am

Only if it is heated. I have one that I use for servicing dive gear and now Harley Carbs! All of the cleaning agents need to be hot to work properly and an ultrasound that has a heater to keep them at at least 60C is essential.
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Re: ultrasonic cleaner

Post by ZIP TIE » Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:59 am

What cleaning agents for which applications do you use with yours?
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Re: ultrasonic cleaner

Post by Mr Shiney » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:05 pm

It depends on what is being cleaned. For regulators etc I use a product called Blue Gold, it is a very powerful agent but does not discolour the metal. For chromed items I use SU475 which is a mix of nitric and phosphoric acid and for things like the carbs I use citric acid.

SU475 will discolour brass and aluminium but wont actually damage it.

For general gentle cleaning white vinegar when it is hot works well although you do smell like a pickle shop!!

But of all the stuff the Blue Gold is the best.

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Re: ultrasonic cleaner

Post by green_machine » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:02 pm

Where do you buy the cleaner from? Had a look at the website and I'm guessing there in the USA.


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Re: ultrasonic cleaner

Post by Mr Shiney » Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:17 pm

The company is US but they have distributors world wide. I buy from Haas Group in the UK. They are in Crawley.
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Re: ultrasonic cleaner

Post by imthetourguy » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:59 am

any general tips on what to think avout wheb buying an ultrasound cleaner?
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Re: ultrasonic cleaner

Post by sparky » Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:11 pm

Make sure it's big enough to fit your carb in.
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