Technical Data Sheet
Non-Methylene Chloride Stripper
Room Temperature Aluminum Wheel Stripper Gel - for Brush on Applications
MILES 8659 is a non-methylene chloride, thickened gel, aluminum wheel stripper formulated to remove all types of cured coatings from aluminum, brass, stainless and steel. MILES 8659 can be used to remove Automotive OEM coatings from Aluminum Alloy Wheels overnight. Non-flammable, acid accelerated alternative to hazardous methylene chloride strippers. Not safe for use on magnesium, may be used on Galvanized and certain types of Zinc substrates at room temperature. Tire Rubber must be removed from wheel/rim prior to using stripper. Stripper will attack Wheel rubber, Latex, Acrylics, Vinyl, Fiberglass, PVC and ABS plastics.
Apply generously with natural bristle brush, solvent safe roller or airless spray to surfaces to be stripped, let set for 2 to 4 hours to remove powder coating, for removal of OEM Aluminum wheel coatings, let set covered with polypropylene plastic over night. Once coating is softened and lifted, remove with plastic scraper, disposable rags, shot blast media or rinse with pressure washer 1500-4500 psi. Contain waste and neutralize by sprinkling with Bicarbonate of Soda, then dispose of as non-hazardous solid, per your local regulations.
May be harmful if swallowed. May cause skin and eye irritation. Eye protection and chemical resistant Heavy Nitrile safety gloves are recommended when handling paint stripping chemical solutions.
In case of eye or skin contact flush with large amounts of water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, see physician. In case of ingestion, do not induce vomiting; drink large quantities of water to dilute product. Seek medical attention at once.
UN3265, Corrosive Liquid, Acidic, organic, N.O.S., (Contains Glycolic Acid), 8, PGII