1 PRODUCT DATA SHEET. Vana trol sensitive brick & stone cleaner . OVERVIEW Limitations REGULATORY. Sure Klean Vana trol is a concentrated acidic Repeated applications may leave a detergent COMPLIANCE. cleaner for new masonry surfaces that are subject residue. To reduce potential for detergent to vanadium, manganese and other metallic residue: always prewet; rinse thoroughly; do VOC Compliance stains. Vana trol is designed to simplify rinsing not exceed two applications. Sure Klean Vana trol is compliant with all and reduces potential for efflorescence. Not effective for removing atmospheric dirt national, state and district regulations. and black carbon stains. Use the appropriate SPECIFICATIONS Sure Klean restoration cleaner to remove For all PROSOCO product specifications visit atmospheric staining from older masonry.
2 And click on SpecBuilder or Not for use on treated low-E glass; acrylic and Solution Finder. polycarbonate sheet glazing; and glazing with surface-applied reflective, metallic or other synthetic coatings and films. ADVANTAGES. Clings to masonry surface, and softens excess mortar and job dirt. Slow-drying so it rinses clean without streaking. Controls green vanadium and brown manganese staining on color-sensitive brick and tile. TYPICAL TECHNICAL DATA. Safe for use on most unpolished natural stone or cast stone. FORM Clear liquid with slight amber color Designed for use with colored mortar. SPECIFIC GRAVITY pH @ 1:6 dilution WT/GAL lbs ACTIVE CONTENT Not applicable TOTAL SOLIDS Not applicable VOC CONTENT Not applicable FLASH POINT Not applicable FREEZE POINT < 22 F (< 30 C).
3 SHELF LIFE 3 years in tightly sealed, unopened container Product Data Sheet Page 1 of 4 Item #10030 SKVT - 063011 2011 PROSOCO PRODUCT DATA SHEET. Vana trol . PREPARATION All caulking and sealant materials should be in ALWAYS TEST. Protect people, vehicles, property, metal, painted place and thoroughly cured before cleaning. surfaces, plants and other non masonry materials ALWAYS TEST a small area of each surface On new construction, masonry cleaning should be from product, splash, residue, wind drift and fumes. to confirm suitability and desired results done before installation of finished flooring, metal When working over traffic, clean when traffic is at a before starting overall application. Test with fixtures and all other non masonry materials.
4 If minimum. Protect or divert traffic if necessary. the same equipment, recommended surface such materials are already in place, protect with preparation and application procedures Vapors and liquid can damage a variety of metals polyethylene and maintain sufficient ventilation to planned for general application. and fabrics. Clean masonry before installing avoid buildup of potentially damaging fumes. windows, doors, finished flooring, metal fixtures, Construction soiling and mortar residues on new hardware, light fixtures, roofing materials and Do not apply with pressure spray above 50 psi. brick and tile surfaces clean most effectively other non masonry items that the cleaner Such application will drive the chemicals deep into if the cleaning is done within 14 28 days of could harm.
5 If already installed, protect with the surface making it difficult to rinse completely. installation. Mortar and grout smears left on the polyethylene before application. Sure Klean Transport and store in a cool, dry place. surface longer result in a more difficult clean Strippable Masking is appropriate for use with this down and may cause undesirable results. Cleaning Rinse with enough water and pressure to flush product to protect windows. high-strength mortar/ spent cleaner and dissolved soiling from the grout within seven days masonry surface and surface pores without Recommended for these substrates. Always test. improves results. damage. Inadequate rinsing leaves residues which Coverage is in per gallon of concentrate.
6 May stain the cleaned surface. Substrate Type Use? Coverage Presence of excessive moisture in the Masonry-washing equipment generating Burnished no wall contributes to 400 1000 psi with a water flow rate of 6 8. Architectural Smooth yes 500 900 efflorescence and other Concrete Block Split-faced yes 46 84 gallons per minute is the best water/pressure staining. Always protect combination for rinsing porous masonry. Ribbed yes open wall cavities from Use a 15 45 fan spray tip. Heated water Brick yes rain during construction. (150 180 F; 65 82 C) may improve cleaning Tile yes Concrete Precast Panels yes 500 900 efficiency. Use adjustable equipment for reducing Pavers yes 46 84 Surface and Air water flow-rates and rinsing pressure as needed Cast-in-place yes Temperature for sensitive surfaces.
7 Rinsing pressures greater Brick yes For best results, clean than 1000 psi and fan spray tips smaller than Tile yes when air and masonry 15 may permanently damage sensitive masonry. Fired Clay 600 900 Terra Cotta yes 56 84 surface temperatures Water flow-rates less than 6 gallons per minute Pavers yes are 40 F (4 C) or may reduce cleaning productivity and contribute to above. Cleaning when uneven cleaning results. Marble, Polished no N/A. Travertine, temperatures are below Unpolished yes 600 900 freezing or will be Storage and Handling Limestone 56 84 800 1000 overnight may harm Store in a cool, dry place with adequate Polished yes 74 93 masonry. If freezing ventilation. Vapors and liquid can damage a Granite conditions existed before Unpolished yes 700 1000 variety of metals and fabrics.
8 Do not alter or mix 65 93 application, let the with other chemicals. Always seal container after Sandstone Unpolished yes 600 900 masonry thaw. dispensing. Published shelf life assumes upright 56 84 700 1000 storage of factory-sealed containers in a dry place. Slate Unpolished yes 65 93 Equipment Maintain temperature of 45 100 F (7 38 C).. Repeated applications may damage surfaces. Sure Klean Custom Masonry Cleaner is a . Use low-pressure spray Do not double stack pallets. Dispose of unused more appropriate product. (50 psi max) or densely- product and container in accordance with local, . Sure Klean Burnished Custom Masonry Cleaner is a more appropriate product. packed, soft-fibered state and federal regulations.
9 Always test to ensure desired results. Coverage estimates depend on surface texture and porosity. masonry-washing brush. Product Data Sheet Page 2 of 4 Item #10030 SKVT - 063011 2011 PROSOCO PRODUCT DATA SHEET. Vana trol . APPLICATION masonry and drying conditions. Do not let BEST PRACTICES. Before use, read Preparation and Safety cleaner dry into the masonry. This may leave a Information. residue and cause staining. Repeated applications may leave a 4. Reapply cleaning solution and scrape off heavy detergent residue. To reduce potential for ALWAYS TEST (minimum 4-ft x 4-ft area) for buildup of excess mortar using a wooden detergent residue: always prewet; rinse suitability and results before overall application.
10 Scraper or piece of brick. Take care to avoid thoroughly; do not exceed two applications. Test each type of masonry and each type of stain. damaging the masonry surface. Do not use Let test area dry 3 7 days before inspection metal scrapers, which may contribute to When diluting product, always pour cold and approval by the project architect or building metallic staining. water into empty bucket first, then carefully owner. Clean test areas according to the add cleaner. Never use hot water. Handle in To avoid streaking, keep adjacent and lower application below. Make the test panel available high-density polyethylene or polypropylene wall surfaces wet and rinsed free of cleaning for comparison throughout the cleaning project.