Alkaline Paint Stripper

Published: | Updated: July 13, 2017

Definition - What does Alkaline Paint Stripper mean?

An alkaline paint stripper is a paint removing agent composed of minute concentrations of one or more products with a pH higher than 7.0 (to neutralize acids), a solvent and a detergent.

Alkaline paint strippers are used to remove old coatings that are difficult to remove by other methods.

Corrosionpedia explains Alkaline Paint Stripper

Alkaline paint strippers are primarily used to remove paints and coatings; however, they serve several other useful functions such as removing soil, grime, organic matter and other materials that adhere to any metal surface.

Alkaline paint strippers are toxic in composition. Exercise caution when handling them and ensure all safety protocols are followed.

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