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3M Dry Wash helps in water conservation

Water Today

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Conventionally, Cars are washed using high pressure water of approximately 100 litres per car and a total of approximately 10 million cars washed every year which comes for service. Thi leads to water usage of 1 million Kilolitres of water every year*. Now, Water used for non – essential purpose of washing cars can be reduced with new 3M Dry wash product.

3M introduces unique water base chemical for washing cars without use of external water. 3M Dry wash is for painted surfaces which is normally difficult to clean without high pressure water. The product is optimally designed using biodegradable wetting agents, surfactants, degreasers and lubricants which helps in removal of dirt, mud, hard dust, bird drops, oil, grease and to most extend tar marks, bug splatters and tree saps from exterior automotive painted surfaces without creating scratches on the surface. The product is ready to use and no further dilution is required. The Dry wash is readily biodegradable over 80% as per Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development- OECD 301 B standard and helps to save water use for car wash up to 99%.

Advantages:

  • Save’s water usage for car wash up to 99%

  • Water treatment plants are not required since it save’s water usage for wash

  • No need of separate wash bay

  • Product very well fits for door step wash services and compact service models which does not have dedicated wash bays or water treatment plants to treat water used for car wash

  • Compatible with automotive parts and components like paint, plastic, metals and rubber parts

  • Time taken is less when compared to water wash

  • Works well and effortlessly remove’s even bird drops

  • Readily biodegradable over 80% as per Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development- OECD 301 B standard

*based on internal test results and assessments, taking into consideration - a high pressure water spray equipment sprays’ approx.13 liters of water per minutes and each vehicles takes approximately 10 minutes

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