L-360 Parts Washer Compound

L-360 is an ultra-low foaming, heavy duty cleaning concentrate. It is excellent for removing a wide range of especially difficult oily soils (such as water based coolants, cutting oils and honing oils) from steel, zinc, and aluminum components being cleaned in spray washer applications. Capable of dispersing large amounts of particulate soils. This product was formulated specifically to give the operator more flexibility in concentration adjustment to allow for particular soil conditions. This product contains silicates which keeps parts bright and inhibits surfaces from oxidation.

Physical Properties

Appearance: Red Liquid
pH @ 1% Solution: 11.6
Odor: Mild
Foaming Action: Low
Solubility in Water: Excellent
Metal Safety: Steel, Aluminum, Zinc
Flash Point: None
Specific Gravity: 1.15
Stability: Stable
Refer to our Material Safety Data Sheet for additional information.

Usage and Dilution Instructions

For use in spray washer applications use 1 to 4 ounces per gallon of water. Solution operating temperature should be maintained between 120° and 160° F. to maintain optimum cleaning and foaming characteristics.

Handling and Storage

This is a non-combustible alkaline liquid. Use good industrial hygiene practices such as wearing chemical safety goggles, rubber gloves, impermeable apron, and rubber boots as necessary to avoid personal contact with this product. In case of contact, flush eyes and/or skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Consult physician and remove contaminated clothing promptly. Store product in tightly closed containers between 50° and 85° F. Rotate stock. When stored as stated 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.