Industrial & Institutional

Industrial & Institutional cleaning products are functional to meet the needs of a large and diverse market; segments include janitorial, health care, food processing, food service, textile maintenance and vehicle cleaning.

The multi-functional Dequest® Functional Solutions products have several properties which bring value to a commericial cleaning formulation:

  • They are excellent chelants and can be used to control hardness ions, such as calcium, magnesium and iron
  • They are very effective scale inhibitors at very low levels, reducing scale buildup caused by calcium carbonate
  • They act as dispersants and so keep soils suspended

Dequest® Functional Series of products perform exceptionally well in cleaning products for the dairy industry. They are well-suited for use in dairy formulations because of their ability to work at virtually any temperature and pH level and because of their resistance to chemical degradation. They are used to:

  • Prevent calcium scale buildup by threshold inhibition
  • Improve washing effectiveness by chelation and dispersion, and
  • Inhibit spotting and staining of metal surfaces (chelation and scale inhibition)

The multi-functionality of the Dequest® FS Series make them well suited to formulation in vehicle wash products. Threshold activity against hardness metal ions (calcium and magnesium) guard against the formation of hard water scum. Sequestration of heavy metals aids overall detergency and cleaning ability. Dispersancy prevents redeposition of soils on vehicle surfaces. Corrosion inhibition not only offers protection of aluminium alloys, but may also aid in brightening of aluminium. Dequest FS products phosphonates have a high solubility in liquids, making them a preferred component in many newer liquid vehicle wash formulations.

Dequest® FS 0500 series

Effective calcium chelant and calcium carbonate inhibitor with excellent transition metals chelation properties.

Dequest® 3000 Series

Formulated Solutions for Industry