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Easy-to-use alkaline cleaner for surface preparation in phosphate coating processes for steel


Product Overview

BONDERITE® C-AK 2988 (previously known as PARCO Cleaner 2988) is a high-performance alkaline cleaner that removes body sealers, drawing lubricants and other soils in metal manufacturing.  BONDERITE® C-AK 2988 is engineered primarily for use in the automotive industry for car bodies in the BIW (body-in-white) stage but can be used as a surface pre-cleaner for phosphating processes and coating application.


BONDERITE® C-AK 2988 is a premium metal surface pre-cleaner and can be applied as received via hand wiping.  It can be diluted with water; however, the cleaner effectiveness will decrease as well.

Features & Benefits

Excellent Surface Cleanliness
Easy to Use – No Dilution Needed
Cleans Broad Range of Soil Types

Problems Solved

BONDERITE® C-AK 2988 helps provide a solution to the following industry & application problems: 
Excessive Soil or Compound Build Up on Metal Workpiece
Difficult to Use or Ineffective Metal Surface Cleaners
High Levels of Corrosion on Metal Surfaces Prior to Phosphating

Product Specifications

Concentrate Appearance: Amber Liquid
Concentrate pH: 9.0
Specific Gravity: 1.0-1.1

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