Methylene chloride for metal-washing "METACLENE"

Tokuyama developed METACLENE as a solvent for cleaning metals. The product features excellent detergency and is nonflammable, highly stable, and economical to use. Owing to these properties, METACLENE is widely used in the machinery, automotive, and steel industries.

Product overview

Generic names Methylene chloride for metal-washing
Chemical formula CH2Cl2
Packing /
shipping method
250-kilogram drums, 25-kilogram small-sized cans, 20-kilogram small-sized cans, Tanker lorries
Special properties
  • Nonflammable
  • Chlorinated solvent
General applications METACLENE is a solvent that removes processing oil, including rust-proofing oil and cutting oil from surfaces after metal processing.

Special characteristics

  • Incombustibility: Incombustible liquid
  • Strong detergency: Powerful oil and fat content remover
  • Quick drying: Allows efficient work due to quick drying with no stain remaining
  • Excellent stability: Regarding other types of chlorinated solvents, a portion of the solvent occasionally decomposes depending on conditions of use, resulting in damaging metals which are washed surfaces and equipment. METACLENE, however, is very unlikely to cause such problems.