Industrial Products

Chemisphere manufactures a wide range of Industrial Products, providing service and expertise to a variety of industries. Providing our customers with the right mixture of buying power, technical knowledge, and precision blending ability, Chemisphere enables you to find the right solution for you or your clients needs, at a competitive price.

If finding a lower V. O. C. or H.A.P. containing Industrial Product is what you need, the Chemisphere Team can help guide you through to the right product without sacrificing performance. Chemisphere Industrial Products include, but are not limited to…

Industrial

Industrial Products

SDA and SIS Denatured Alcohol
Duplicating Fluid
Automotive Products
Screen Printing Chemistry
Pressroom Products
Low V.O.C. and Low H.A.P. Products

SDA and SIS Denatured Alcohol
SDA Formulas
Special Industrial Solvents (SIS)
SIS Formulas

SDA Formulas

SDA Formulas
Special Industrial Solvents (SIS)
SIS Formulas

SDA Formulas

Undenatured Ethanol
Completely Denatured Alcohol Formulas
Kosher Ethanol
Duplicating Fluid

Undenatured Ethanol

200 Proof Ethanol
190 Proof Ethanol
30 Proof Ethanol
Blending Pure Ethanol to any Proof – from 10 Proof to 200 Proof

Completely Denatured Alcohol Formulas

CDA

As a regulated Distilled Spirits Plant, Chemisphere is authorized to make all Specially Denatured Alcohol formulas and Completely Denatured Alcohol formulas, in accordance with ATF/TTB regulations. The list includes the following formulas, which can be manufactured using 190 or 200 proof ethanol:

Formula No. 18
Formula No. 19
Formula No. 20

Kosher Ethanol

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Duplicating Fluid

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Special Industrial Solvents (SIS)

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SIS Formulas

Undenatured Ethanol
Completely Denatured Alcohol Formulas
Kosher Ethanol
Duplicating Fluid
SDA Formulas

Undenatured Ethanol

200 Proof Ethanol
190 Proof Ethanol
30 Proof Ethanol
Blending Pure Ethanol to any Proof – from 10 Proof to 200 Proof

Completely Denatured Alcohol Formulas

CDA

As a regulated Distilled Spirits Plant, Chemisphere is authorized to make all Specially Denatured Alcohol formulas and Completely Denatured Alcohol formulas, in accordance with ATF/TTB regulations. The list includes the following formulas, which can be manufactured using 190 or 200 proof ethanol:

Formula No. 18
Formula No. 19
Formula No. 20

 

Automotive

Automotive Products

Chemisphere manufactures a full line of products servicing the automotive industry. Our product line includes the following:

Car Wash Products
Touchless Pre-soak
Self-service Pre-Soak
Self-service high pressure wash
Foam Brush soap
Engine and Tire Cleaner
Insect, Wax, and Tar Remover
Cleaning Products
Armor-All ® offsets
Tire Dressing
Thinners and Reducers
DG-1
#10
And many more…

 

Screen Printing Chemistry

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Lacquer Thinners & Retarders
Floor Cleaners
General Purpose Cleaners
Equipment Cleaners
Butyl Cleaners
Metal Cleaners/Brighteners
Hard Surface Cleaners
Degreasers
Low V.O.C. and Low H.A.P. Products
Low V.O.C. and Low H.A.P. Products
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Pressroom

Pressroom Products

Chemisphere has been servicing the litho and offset printing industries for over 20 years with…

RYK 550 – Blanket & Roller Wash – Special blend designed to exhibit high ink solvency without excessive solvent strength. It will deep clean blankets & rollers, penetrating gum & glaze, but will not cause the rubber to swell. Water miscible & can penetrate the thickest of water soluble & solvent soluble glazes, providing blankets & rollers with a thorough cleaning without damaging rubber.

RYK 9 – Blanket & Roller Wash – This blend is special. It is designed to exhibit high ink solvency without excessive solvent strength. They are unique in that they will deep clean blankets & rollers. Penetrates gum & glaze, but will not cause rubber to swell. This is a medium dry solvent

CS-120 Plus – Blanket Wash – Our most popular wash-up solution exhibits even greater cleaning ability through water & solvent miscibility. This added solvency affords better gum & glaze removal from rubber

CS-133 – Small Press – Quick dry wash. Best for use on smaller presses. Gives deep down clean ups, mild odor and is ideal for short runs.

C120 – Blanket & Roller Wash – Widely used one-step blanket & roller wash. Special blend of solvents formulated for the purpose of cleaning and rejuvenating lithographic blankets & rollers. Water miscible wash that offers superior cleaning power by deep cleaning with residual water in the pores of offset blankets. This process allows penetration of gum glaze & deep-cleaning rubber. An excellent wash with rejuvenating qualities. Use straight or dilute

Superjuv – 1-Step Blanket & Roller Wash – A superior one-step rejuvenator for rubber blankets & rollers. Superjuv will deep-clean rubber surfaces, removing all glaze caused by friction, ink and stock coating as well as light embossing. It revitalizes rubber rollers and blankets by restoring original color and texture and leaves the surface velvety smooth & ink receptive. Superjuv will insure perfect ink transfer

CS-6000 – Autowash – Used in automatic wash, Autowash is a medium drying, one step solvent. Low VOC wash is a water miscible blanket & roller wash that meets California’s strict VOC emissions laws. This product complies with the CA and federal VOC regulation through low volatility compliance, i.e. (vapor pressure less than .1mm hg). This product can be used straight or diluted.

RYK 5 – Blanket & Roller – This blend is special. It is designed to exhibit high ink solvency without excessive solvent strength. They are unique in that they will deep clean blankets & rollers. Penetrates gum & glaze, but will not cause rubber to swell. This is a medium dry solvent

LOW VOC Wash – Automatic – Low VOC Wash, suitable for automatic blanket washers- This product contains less than .01mm vapor pressure.

CD-1 – Metering Wash – Metering Roller Cleaner that is fast drying.

Econo – Web Wash – An economical, medium drying, blanket & roller wash designed for cleaning web offset presses. The drying time & cleaning action of this economical product is perfectly suited to remove piling & keep web offset presses clean.

Speed Dry – Small Presses – This special product provides an extra fast drying time, as well as high ink solvency. Ideal for smaller presses, Speedry provides deep cleaning without damaging rubber rollers or blankets. Cleaning time can be reduced to a minimum with Speedry because there is no waiting for the blanket to dry, no greasy residue and no offensive odor.

VS-120 – Comparible to Varn 253. This is water miscible. You mix 50% water with 50% solution to get a milky white substance. This product has a low odor.

PR-60 – Comparable to Pronto. It breaks down ink faster than most washes & dries faster allowing for more efficient use of press time

FED Cleaner – Comparable to Fedrom. It breaks down ink faster than most washes & dries faster allowing for more efficient use of press time

Hydrosolv 300 – Web Offset – Premium 1-step water miscible blanket & roller wash ideal for web offset presses. This unique blend of water miscible solvents is designed to remove both moisture set & oil based inks. It quickly removes water soluble & solvent soluble glaze, lint, dust, & other unwanted residues from blankets far better than most conventional washes.

 

Graphic Arts

Graphic Arts Group

Graphic Arts Group, a division of Chemisphere Corporation (St. Louis, MO), was founded in 1999 with the vision of providing state-of-the-art screen cleaning and reclaiming chemicals at the best prices in the industry.
Designed to offer all shops environmentally balanced products, the Graphic Arts Groupcontinues to develop new products using cutting edge technology and the finest raw materials available. Whether you are printing t-shirts, soda machines, or dashboards, the Graphic Arts Group has the right chemistry for you.

Press Wash

GA 4805 – Quick drying press wash for all ink systems. User-friendly odor.
GA 4807 – Top of the line graphic press wash. Fast drying product with a pleasant odor. Ideal for UV, vinyl, and other graphic ink systems.
GA 4810 – Quick drying, economical press wash for UV, vinyl, and other graphic inks.
GA 4821 – Top of the line textile press wash. Safe for use on pure photopolymer and water resistant emulsions. Excellent for automated equipment. Pleasant/low odor.

Ink Degradent/Stain Remover

GA 91 – Top of the line ink degradent for all ink systems. This product will not only minimize your staining when used as an ink degradent, but also works wonders when used in a second application as a non-caustic haze remover. Great odor.
GA 812 – Aggressive product for all ink systems. User friendly odor. Also works great as a non-caustic stain remover in second application.

Ink Degradent

GA 25 – Top of the line product where pure photopolymer emulsions are used. Specifically designed not to lock up sensitive emulsions during reclaim. Pleasant odor.
GA 50 – Squeegee cleaner. Removes ink without warping the squeegee rubber. For use in automated equipment or by hand.
GA 52 – Pleasant smelling product designed for use with UV ink systems and automated equipment. Regulatory friendly for large shops without sacrificing quality. 0% HAP’s.
GA 60 – State-of-the-art product for the textile industry. Ideal for use with automated equipment. Can absorb high amounts of plastisol ink and still work effectively as a cleaner. The most economical solution available.
GA 75 – Top of the line product for all ink systems. Great, user-friendly odor. A step up from the GA 60, this product will perform at a high level and do an even better job of minimizing stain.
GA 686 – Economical, low odor product for the removal of plastisol ink. Safe on all emulsions.
GA 2000 – Soy based ink degradent for all ink systems.

Haze Remover

GA 49 – Non-caustic degreaser, abrader, and mild haze remover. Use for breaking-in new mesh and degreasing.
GA New Screen – Fantastic new product designed for the removal of diazo stains and other hazing. Ships UPS without hazmat fees. Minimal caustic content makes this product much more user-friendly than typical haze removers.
GA 4109 – Strong caustic paste. Removes ink stains, ghost/haze images, and degreases screen mesh in one step. Dwell time no more than five to ten minutes.
GA 4111 – Liquid caustic ghost/haze remover. Works great on all stains and haze. Pleasant odor.

Emulsion Remover

GA 430 – Emulsion remover concentrate liquid. Mixes 15/20 to 1 for direct use. Mixes up to 25 to 1 for soak tanks or automated equipment.
GA 455 – Ready to use emulsion remover for dual cure emulsions. May be diluted for removal of pure photopolymer and water resistant emulsions, particularly in soak tank applications.

Degreaser, Spot Remover, and Adhesive Remover

GA 47 – Concentrated degreaser. Mixes 5 to 1.
GA 202 Spot Remover – High power, low odor spot remover
GA Spot Remover NC – High power, non-chlorinated spot remover
GA Adhesive Remover – Used for the dissolving of frame glue on screens to be re-stretched. Ideally used in warm soak tank.
Automated Equipment

Graphic Arts Group Automated Equipment is custom built to your specifications. These machines are designed to require minimal maintenance and do not use such high maintenance parts such as fine nozzles and tips, which clog frequently causing unnecessary down time in the reclaim area of your shop. Generally speaking, they feature 7 1/2 horse power x-p motors, re-circulating chemical for extended life, automatic timed cycles, safety mechanisms, three phase electrical, and a lifetime parts warranty (with purchase of Graphic Arts Group brand chemicals).

C 1000 – This unit provides ink removal for one screen at a time and can do so every three minutes, including loading and unloading. Two rotating arms are used.
C 2200 – This unit provides ink removal for two screens at a time and can do so every three minutes, including loading and unloading. Four rotating arms are used.

 
 

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