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You guys missed this thread Thick Bleach Mixtures
I suggest you re read it ?
One can clearly see by scrolling down the chart I posted that there is something that is a more effective roof cleaning mix thickener.
It is called Ammonyx M, but it is not "Ammonyx LO, chemically that is!
It is Myristamine Oxide, and it is different!
One can see if we read the thickening chart, that when we want thicker mixtures, we go away from Ammonyx LO, and use Ammonyx M instead.
Just as Motor Oil is expressed by weight, thicker mixtures have a higher "Viscosity" number.
The higher then number, the thicker the chit is.
Since it will now be easily possible to thicken the mix up to almost a soft butter, I have named this new roof cleaning chemical "Apple Butter".
Lori from Pressure Washer Products over in Clearwater, FL is on top of this new breakthrough in roof cleaning technology.
A thickened roof cleaning mix has many advantages, besides reducing run off!
A thickened roof cleaning mix increases the dwell time, allowing the use of a less strong mix, to protect the environment, and possibly your lungs!


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Good stuff.

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SOUNDS GREAT!

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How would it affect distance?

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How would it affect distance?




 My question and concern also.



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Midtown wrote:

How would it affect distance?




 great question Doug...I know this is still a new idea, but has anyone had the chance to test this yet?



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Zeke wrote:

Midtown wrote:

How would it affect distance?




 great question Doug...I know this is still a new idea, but has anyone had the chance to test this yet?




Well, let's see ?
These pictures show us shoooting a roof on a windy day with a very thick mix.
You can see how thick this mix was by the way it dried on the roof ?
We saw no difference shooting a thick mix on this roof with an Air Diapraghm Pump
Cleaning Church Roof Tampa Florida 3-31-2008 8-35-50 AM.JPG

 



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So is there a new formula for this or is it still being tested out?

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Does anyone know the price? Is this something Lori carrys? 

Thicker would be great! 

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Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 wrote:

Zeke wrote:

Midtown wrote:

How would it affect distance?




 great question Doug...I know this is still a new idea, but has anyone had the chance to test this yet?




Well, let's see ?
These pictures show us shoooting a roof on a windy day with a very thick mix.
You can see how thick this mix was by the way it dried on the roof ?
We saw no difference shooting a thick mix on this roof with an Air Diapraghm Pump
Cleaning Church Roof Tampa Florida 3-31-2008 8-35-50 AM.JPG

 



Having trouble viewing this picture...is it just my computer or is anyone else having trouble also?

 



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Picture looks good to me.  Comes up o.k.

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must be my computer giving me problems today....

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on the x where the picture would be hit view image

If that doesn't work hold the ctrl button and hit f5, let go of ctrl when page finishes loading.



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OK...now I can see the pic. Looks like plenty of distance for sure.

Chris - you mention being able to make a weaker mix since the dwell time will be greater. You've obviously had a chance to play w/ the thicker mixes, so have you had the opportunity to also play w/ the ratio of SH in these mixes?

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Zeke wrote:

OK...now I can see the pic. Looks like plenty of distance for sure.

Chris - you mention being able to make a weaker mix since the dwell time will be greater. You've obviously had a chance to play w/ the thicker mixes, so have you had the opportunity to also play w/ the ratio of SH in these mixes?




It is not like a night and day difference, but we have been able to safely drop 5 to 10 percent, you may be able to drop more ?
Remember, we are a "production" roof cleaning company, meaning we do several roofs in a day (8 today)
We can't always afford to sit and wait on every single house, because of traffic and time constraints.
Our mix must clean, or we have to go back.
But if I was personally out cleaning again, and had only one roof, maybe 2 to do in a day, I feel confident the thicker mix will allow a significant reduction in chlorine percentage, due to dwell time increase, and the surfactant aiding penetration of the chlorine.

 



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Zeke wrote:

OK...now I can see the pic. Looks like plenty of distance for sure.

Chris - you mention being able to make a weaker mix since the dwell time will be greater. You've obviously had a chance to play w/ the thicker mixes, so have you had the opportunity to also play w/ the ratio of SH in these mixes?




It is not like a night and day difference, but we have been able to safely drop 5 to 10 percent, you may be able to drop more ?
Remember, we are a "production" roof cleaning company, meaning we do several roofs in a day (8 today)
We can't always afford to sit and wait on every single house, because of traffic and time constraints.
Our mix must clean, or we have to go back.
But if I was personally out cleaning again, and had only one roof, maybe 2 to do in a day, I feel confident the thicker mix will allow a significant reduction in chlorine percentage, due to dwell time increase, and the surfactant aiding penetration of the chlorine.

 



8 Roofs a day....man i cant wait for that day! 

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i cant wait to get this stuff

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Any good news on the "AMMO" yet Lori? I am pumped up to try the Apple Butter.

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