FAQ: Sublime Water Scale Solvent

two drums of Sublime water scale solventOver time, the presence of scale deposits can affect the efficiency of equipment such as air compressors, heat exchangers, vacuum pumps, boilers, and cooling towers. Sublime Water Scale Solvent is available to return scaled processing equipment to top operating efficiency.

What is Sublime?
Sublime is an enhanced 10% HCL compound. In the process of dissolving scale, it releases CO2, consuming approximately 1.5lbs per gallon while creating a disposable solution that is pH neutral and biodegradable.

What type of material will it remove?
Sublime is designed to penetrate and remove encrusted limescale, rust, dirt, and corrosion by-products, especially calcium and magnesium compounds.

Is it safe to use?
Used as directed, Sublime is non-toxic, non-corrosive, non-flammable and non-hazardous as regulated by OSHA and DOT. It is also certified by NSF International as meeting the USDA A3 standard food grade classification.

Why does Sublime change colors?
This is a visual indicator that your Sublime descaler in VA is depleted and it’s time to discard it. It has also reached a pH range of 5.8 – 6.0 and is safe for disposal. If the color has not changed and equipment is clean, the solvent can be saved for reuse.

How do I know when Sublime is finished cleaning, and inaccessible parts are clean?Recirculated Sublime will remain yellow and rinse water should be clear. Consider the condition of exterior end caps and fins as a reliable indicator of interior cleanliness.