SUPER-O

CITRUS SOLVENT DEGREASER

SUPER-O is an effective solvent degreaser, designed to be used on all areas of the vehicle body. SUPER-O removes grease, tar, oil, gum, wax and cosmoline from a range of surfaces. Ideal for cleaning and polishing stainless steel, and quickly removing large areas of decal adhesive from painted surfaces.

PRODUCT CODE: 170

AVAILABLE SIZES:

body-image
3.78 L / 1 US GAL
A17012
body-image
18.9 L / 5 US GAL
A17014
body-image
BA170
Join our newsletter list to get the latest news and updates.

TYPICAL DATA

APPEARANCE: Clear orange liquid.
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: ~ 0.90 g/ml
ODOUR: Citrus.
SOLUBILITY: Emulsifiable.
FLASH POINT: ~ 47°C
VISCOSITY: Non-viscous.

Benefits

  • Removes grease, tar, oil, gum, wax, and cosmoline coatings
  • Designed for use on all areas of the vehicle’s exterior body surfaces
  • Ideal for cleaning and polishing stainless steel surfaces
  • Quickly remove large areas of decal adhesive from painted surfaces
  • Ready to use formula, do not dilute

Training

Increase your knowledge and expand your expertise. Discover training series related to this product, to help you produce optimal detailing results, and to keep yourself and others safe.

Videos

Introduction to Detailer Training Series Course

When detailing a vehicle, producing results correctly, safely, and effectively is crucial, especially in the professional detailing industry.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

There are currently five (5) Auto Valet solvent based cleaners and degreasers available.

  • SUPER-O: a ready to use, body shop safe, solvent based cleaner and degreaser. Removes grease, tar, oil, gum, wax, and cosmoline, as well as large areas of decal adhesives from painted surfaces.
  • SUPER SOL: a ready to use, body shop safe, solvent based cleaner and degreaser. Easily dissolves and removes label and sticker adhesive from painted surfaces. Dissolves tar, grease, and oily soil deposits on carpets, upholstery, and exterior paint.
  • HERC: a ready to use, environmentally friendly, V.O.C. compliant, body shop safe, solvent based cleaner and degreaser. Free of chlorinated solvents. Used to dissolve and emulsify road tar, crude oils, rust proofing, and adhesives. Rinses away with water.
  • OUST: a ready to use, body shop safe, solvent based cleaner and degreaser. Used to dissolve and emulsify road tar, crude oils, rust proofing, and adhesives. Rinses away with water.
  • SAP REMOVER: specifically formulated to penetrate, lift, and dissolve sap and organic resins. Safe to use on glass, metal, and painted surfaces; without scratching or scuffing. Ready to use, body shop safe, and environmentally friendly.

Yes, all of Auto Valet’s solvent based cleaners and degreasers are safe for body shop applications. Includes: SUPER-O, SUPER SOL, HERC, OUST, and SAP REMOVER.

Cleaners and degreasers are liquid products designed to remove dirt, grease, oils, and stains from a variety of interior and exterior vehicle surfaces. These surfaces include natural and synthetic fabrics, leather, metals, painted surfaces, plastics and rubber. There are two types of cleaners and degreasers; solvent based and water based. Each is formulated and applied differently from each other. Solvent based and water based cleaners and degreasers also have best usage applications depending on the makeup of the substance to remove.

Water based cleaners and degreasers are governed by the pH. The pH is the measure of how acidic or basic (alkaline) the product is formulated to be, and determines what substances can be removed. Products in Auto Valet's water based cleaners and degreasers category are formulated to be basic (alkaline) in their pH levels. This allows them to act as all-purpose cleaners for general removal of soil on surfaces. Oil, grease, and lubricants are easily removed with water based cleaners and degreasers as the alkali reacts with these substances, making them water-soluble and easier to rinse away. Water based cleaners and degreasers can be diluted with water to best suit the application requirements, and are best used to degrease and clean engine compartments and remove carbon. Water based cleaners and degreasers include PURPLE POWER, TRANSPORT, D'LIMOKLEEN PLUS, and ULTRA KLEEN.

Solvent based cleaners and degreasers are formulated using organic solvents. Organic solvents are used to solubilize (dissolve) residues of fats, oils, and grease; breaking them down into smaller particles and carrying it into the solution, away from the area being cleaned. Solvent based cleaners and degreasers provide the opportunity of quick cleaning; dissolving and carrying away soils without extended prep, processing, or drying time. However; they typically contain higher levels of V.O.C’s, are usually flammable (must be kept away from open flames, hot surfaces, or sources of ignition), and cannot be diluted with water. Most solvent based cleaners and degreasers are applied only to dry surfaces, and are best used to remove solvent based substances such as tar and undercoating. Solvent based cleaners and degreasers include SUPER-O, SUPER SOL, HERC, OUST, and SAP REMOVER.
 

Cosmoline coatings are a rust and corrosion preventive used by vehicle manufacturers to protect vehicle surfaces that are stored outside and/or during shipping. To remove cosmoline coatings, use the same method as removing tar and organic material from exterior surfaces. Remove the coating by first preparing the areas of application. Then apply a solvent-based cleaner degreaser, and either rinse or wipe it off of the surfaces (depending on what solvent-based cleaner degreaser is used). Finally, review your work to ensure all of the cosmoline coating is cleared away.

Direction Of Use

  1. Spray or brush SUPER-O onto the surface.
  2. Allow a few minutes for penetration.
  3. Wipe clean the surface.
  4. Rinse the surface with water.
  5. If necessary, retreat the surface, repeating steps 1 to 4.
Precaution: Test all surfaces in an inconspicuous area for colour fastness. Do not mix with other chemicals. Keep from freezing. Flammable, keep away from open flames, hot surfaces, or sources of ignition.

Specifications

  • Ready to Use
  • Body Shop Safe
  • Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Friendly
  • Solvent Based
  • Silicone Free