1700 Concentrate

1700 Cleaning Concentrate is a moderately acidic product formulated to remove oxides, brighten metal and act as a rinse aid in the final stage of a multi-stage cleaning system. It is intended for use in soak tanks or ultrasonic cleaning systems. Notable product features include:

  • May be used on ferrous and nonferrous metals.
  • Capable of producing bright finishes.
  • Spot free rinsing characteristics.
  • Non-combustible.
  • Non-corrosive.
  • Contains no hazardous ingredients and is biodegradable.

Physical Properties

Appearance: Blue Liquid
pH @ 1% Solution: 4.8
Odor: Mild
Foaming Action: Controlled
Solubility in water: Complete
Rinsing Action: Excellent
Metal Safety: All Metals
Flash Point: None
Stability: Stable
Specific Gravity: 1.141
Refer to our Material Safety Data Sheet for additional information.

Usage and Dilution Instructions

For removing metal oxides, from metal parts in soak tanks or ultrasonic cleaning applications, use 1 to 2 ounces per gallon of water. Solution temperature should be maintainedbetween 120° and 130° F. We recommend the use of a high quality ultrasonic unit for highest efficiency. Oxides in ultra-sonic operations can normally be removed in 30 seconds to 2 minutes.

Handling and Storage

This product does not pose any fire hazards. Use good industrial hygiene practices such as wearing chemical safety goggles, rubber gloves, and an impermeable apron as necessary to prevent personal contact. If eye contact occurs, flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician. In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water, removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Keep the container tightly closed when not in use. Store product in the original container between 45° and 85°F. When stored as above, shelf life is a minimum of 2 years.


Progress Chemical guarantees its products will perform to your satisfaction when used in accordance to our recommendations. We back this guarantee with over 65 years experience. Our company has been certified to ISO 9001-2015 Quality Standards.