Superior gas turbine cleaning chemical

At Rochem, we develop specialist products for gas turbine compressor cleaning and FYREWASH® F3 sets the standard for surfactant water-based cleaning chemicals. Like our whole range, it can be used for effective on-line and off-line cleaning with outstanding results.

Highly biodegradable while reliably effective, FYREWASH® F3 is non-hazardous and user-friendly. It removes a wide range of foulants enabling you to run an efficient, productive system while meeting environmental targets.

  • Available as wipes FYREWASH® F3 is supplied in liquid form or as lint-free wipes which are perfect for are ideal for hand cleaning of gas turbines blades and other gas turbine parts.
  • Rolls Royce formulation This cleaning chemical is also available in a specific Rolls Royce formulation.
  • Low-foaming It has a higher percentage of active cleaning ingredients but lower foaming than comparable products.
  • Safe It is non-hazardous, safe to use, and chosen for compressor cleaning around the world at thousands of sites without reported incident.
  • Effective Used on-line or off-line, it sets the standard for performance and cost effectiveness from a water-based chemical. This product is ideal for frequent on-line washing of any type of industrial, marine or aviation gas turbine to maintain in-service output and fuel efficiency.
  • Insured We back FYREWASH® F3 and all of our cleaning chemicals with our unique high value liability insurance.

Properties of FYREWASH® F3

  • Appearance: Colourless.
  • Shelf life: 5 years.
  • Typical properties: Density 1.00g/ml@ 20°C, PH 7 - 7.5 (20% in water).
  • Dilution: FYREWASH® F3 concentrate with four (4) parts of water into a stable solution.
  • Application: FYREWASH® F3 can be used with any on-line or off-line injection system.
  • Water rinse: When on-line washing, as with all our chemicals, it is best carry out a rinse flush with demineralised water. For off-line washing, rinse until the run-off is clear.
  • Antifreeze: If the temperature falls below +10°C, we recommend adding antifreeze. FYREWASH® F3 is compatible with Methanol, Propylene Glycol and Ethylene Glycol. Enquire about our superior freeze point depressant.


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What about health and safety?

This chemical is safe and highly biodegradable. However, for off-line, crank washing all chemical solution and rinse water drainage should be collected and disposed of properly no matter what type of chemical is being used.

  • EC Hazard rating: Xi. Irritant. US NFPA rating 1,1,0
  • Protective measures: Non-hazardous but avoid frequent prolonged direct contact with skin to prevent possibility of de-oiling skin. Wear eye protection as a matter of course when handling any chemical.
  • If spilled: Absorb large spillages with sand or earth. Flush away small spillages with water.
  • Fire: Use earth or sand, carbon dioxide, foam or dry chemicals.

What are the management system codes?

ISO14001: 2015 & ISO9001: 2015

What about environmental impact?

When using and disposing of any chemical, you should refer to your local environmental procedures. Collect the chemical solution and rinse water for correct disposal.

How will FYREWASH® F3 arrive?

It is available in:

  • 25 lt (6.5 USG) pails
  • 210 lt (55 USG) drums
  • 1000 lt IBC
  • Container of 200 lint-free wipes

Are there issues with shipping this chemical?

There are no restrictions on shipping FYREWASH® F3. It is recognised as non-hazardous for international shipping by air, sea and road.

How should it be stored at my facility?

Keep it in a cool, dry, well ventilated place in tightly closed drums. Avoid fluctuations in temperature.

Can I place an order?

Get in touch to place your order or to ask any further questions.

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