Soak Liquid


MAR SOAK AL 602 is a liquid non-etch soak cleaner designed to remove bar and liquid buffing compounds from zinc die casting, aluminum, brass and steel. It has been designed for the toughest of soak cleaning applications. MAR SOAK AL 602's unique surfactant system provides for exceptional cleaner life and economy.

  • MAR Soak AL 602 is an excellent cleaner for removing bar and liquid buffing compounds.
  • Packaged in convenient 208 litre and 20 litre containers.
  • MAR Soak AL 602 is a highly wetted system with exceptional free rinsing capabilities. With the excellent rinsing characteristics, there is a reduction in drag out losses, and reduces contamination of subsequent processes.
  • MAR Soak AL 602 is a liquid product, reducing health and safety risks associated with alkaline cleaners.
  • Unique surfactant system results in superior product life, outstanding economy, and the ability to handle the most difficult soak cleaning applications.
  • Produces excellent results over a wide operating temperature range.
  • MAR Soak AL 602 is also an excellent ultrasonic cleaner that exhibits outstanding cavitation characteristics for the removal of particularly stubborn soils in short time cycles. ( < 1 minute )
Operating Parameters
Soak Ultrasonic
Concentration: 4-12 % BV 4- 8 % BV
Temperature : 150 – 200 °F 140 – 200 °F
Time: 5 minutes 30 – 60 seconds

Steel tanks and heating coils

Operating Notes
  • Add MAR Soak AL 602 to 160 °F water
  • Cleaner pH at room temperature should be 9.0
  • At operating temperature, pH 8.6 – 8.7
  • The pH will be controlled by regular maintenance addition.

Half fill the tank with water. Add the required amount of MAR SOAK AL 602 to the tank slowly with stirring to aid solution of the cleaner and to avoid localized overheating which could cause spattering. MAR SOAK AL 602 CONTAINS STRONG ALKALINE MATERIALS; TAKE CARE TO AVOID SPLASHING WHEN MAKING ADDITIONS. Fill the tank to final working volume with water, raise the temperature to the desired operating range and check the concentration.

  1. Pipette a 10 ml. sample into a flask
  2. Add 4 or 5 drops of methyl orange indicator.
  3. Titrate with 1.0 N Acid to a pink end point.

ml. of 1.0 N Acid x 1.11 = % BV SOAK AL 602

Industrial Hygiene

When working with or using solutions in which this product is used, care should be taken to avoid skin contact, ingestion, contact with eyes or breathing fumes or dusts. When making additions or using this product chemical resistant gloves, aprons, boots and safety goggles and/or face shields should be used. The use of the appropriate NIOSH approved respirator is recommended. This material and the processes in which it is employed should be used with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.

Suggested First Aid

In case of skin contact, remove the contaminated clothing and immediately flush the skin for at least fifteen minutes with fresh, cool water. Consult a physician. All contaminated clothing should be laundered before re-use.

In case of eye contact, immediately flush eyes continuously for at least fifteen minutes with fresh, cool water from a low pressure source. Hold eyelids apart while flushing to insure contact of water with all surfaces of eyes and lids. Consult a physician immediately.

For inhalation, move exposed individual to fresh air. If breathing has stopped, perform artificial respiration, and obtain medical assistance immediately.

If swallowed do not induce vomiting. If the individual is conscious, administer large volumes of fresh water to dilute the chemical. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON. If vomiting occurs spontaneously, keep airway clear. Seek medical assistance immediately.

The data and statements contained in this bulletin are based on testing information and are believed to be accurate and reliable. This bulletin is not a Guarantee or Warranty, express or implied regarding the products use. The product is sold on the condition that the purchaser will do their own tests to determine the suitability of the product in a particular application.

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