Degreasers

Degreasers are cleaning products specifically designed to remove grease, oils, corrosion inhibitors lubricants, grime and other contaminants from an object or surface. They contain chemicals or solvents that work by breaking down and cleaning stubborn soils left behind which need to be erased. RS Components offer a range of specialist degreasers from leading brands including Ambersil, Loctite, Rocol, Zep, WD-40 and of course RS PRO.

Where are degreasers used?

Degreasers are used in a wide range of industrial, commercial and domestic cleaning applications and environments.The two most common types of degreasers are solvent-based degreasers water-based degreasers.Solvent degreasers or cleaners contain chemicals effective in removing tough contaminants. Some of the most common applications for industrial degreasers and heavy-duty degreasers are:Automotive and transportRailMechanical and toolingOil and gasMarineWater-based degreasers, while still containing some chemicals, are not as harsh as solvent-based degreasers. These types of degreasers are more suited to applications where heavy-duty contaminant removal is unnecessary. They are kinder to the environment, eco-friendly or biodegradable and are usually used in lighter applications such as:Food and beverage productionAgricultureManufacturing

Why do I need a degreaser?

Degreasers are important as dirt, grease, dust and other contaminants can cause issues with machinery and equipment. The build-up of oxidation and contaminants can lead to overheating, increase electrical resistance and may even cause slipping hazards.

Degreaser V’s Contact Cleaners

As we all know a degreaser is designed to clean, degrease and remove stubborn oils, greases and oxides from machinery, assemblies and equipment. A contact cleaner works in the same way, but they are specifically for use on electrical contacts, switches. Contact cleaners are also known as switch cleaner, electrical contact cleaner or electrical cleaner.Our range of cleaning degreasers are supplied in various package types including aerosols, cans, spray bottles and ready-to-use wipes.When selecting a degreaser for your application, it is advisable to check them carefully. Some chemicals used in degreasers may be flammable, such as IPA (Isopropyl Alcohol). Please refer to the datasheets for a list of ingredients and recommendations for each product.


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RS Stock No. 780-5281
Mfr. Part No.10321
BrandCRC
€12.59
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Degreasing 500 ml Aerosol Oil Based Industrial Degreaser
RS Stock No. 780-5287
Mfr. Part No.10227
BrandCRC
€9.43
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Degreasing 650/500 ml Aerosol Fast Drying Fast Dry Degreaser
RS Stock No. 131-6302
Mfr. Part No.10325
BrandCRC
€54.12
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Bearings, Chains, Cleaning Mechanical Parts, Compressors, Handling Equipment, Open Drive Mechanisms, Pneumatic Tools, Wire Ropes 5 L - Fast Drying Industrial Degreaser
RS Stock No. 131-6303
Mfr. Part No.10314
BrandCRC
€68.90
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Cleaning Mechanical Parts, Electrical Aggregates, Electromechanical Assemblies, Handling Equipment, Pumps, Wire Ropes 5 L - Heavy Duty Cleaner Lectra Clean II
RS Stock No. 131-6301
Mfr. Part No.20119
BrandCRC
€65.79
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Air Tools, Chains, Dies, Generator, Material Handling Equipment, Mechanical Brakes and Clutches, Motor, Moulds, Pumps, Sprockets, Wire Rope 5 L - Fast Drying Foodkleen
RS Stock No. 823-2545
Mfr. Part No.20720
BrandCRC
€13.51
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Metal Surface 500 ml Aerosol Water Based Inox Kleen
RS Stock No. 131-6170
Mfr. Part No.11309
BrandCRC
€9.66
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Electro Motors, High Tension Switches, Insulators, Switchboards 200 ml Aerosol Solvent Based DEGREASER 65
RS Stock No. 131-6300
Mfr. Part No.12127
BrandCRC
€33.98
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- 5 L - Biodegradable ECO Complex Blue
RS Stock No. 131-6297
Mfr. Part No.31908
BrandCRC
€11.02
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Brakes & Clutches, Chains & Cables, Compressors, Dies & Molds, Engines, Forklifts, Gear Boxes, Material Handling Equipment, Motors, Pneumatic Tools, Pumps 500 ml Aerosol Fast Drying ECO Cold Cleaner
RS Stock No. 131-6299
Mfr. Part No.10286
BrandCRC
€11.75
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- 750 ml Bottle Biodegradable, Water Based Eco Complex Blue
RS Stock No. 146-8391
Mfr. Part No.32730
BrandCRC
€13.05
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Cleaning, Degreasing 500 ml Aerosol Solvent Based MOTOR CLEAN PRO
RS Stock No. 146-8383
Mfr. Part No.32694
BrandCRC
€10.37
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Machinery 500 ml Aerosol Solvent Based BRAKLEEN PRO