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Detergents designed specifically for high-pressure washers

Pressure washer and parts washer detergents

Using detergent with your pressure washer will speed cleaning by allowing you to clean more efficiently. As an authorized Hotsy dealer, Columbia Basin Hotsy offers Hotsy branded detergents. Specially formulated to be used with a pressure washer or parts washer, Hotsy soap is designed to break down grime, dirt and oils to produce more thorough cleaning than water alone.

Hotsy detergents are super concentrated, meaning a little goes a long way. Available in 5-gallon, 55-gallon or 275-gallon containers, you can order the right amount for your use. Located in Pasco, WA , we’ll deliver large orders within the Central / SE Washington and NE Oregon area. Ask us about our "Keep It Full" Program.

Hotsy detergents contain advanced-formula Hotsy Continuous Clean (HCC) additives to prevent lime and soap build-up and fight corrosion in your equipment.

Find the pressure washer detergent suitable for what you’re cleaning
We are your local resource in Tri-Cities for pressure washer detergent. We specialize in detergents for industrial applications from contract cleaning to food services products.

Here are the Hotsy detergent products:

All Purpose

Blue Thunder
A popular vehicle cleaner for removing exhaust deposits, road film and bug residue. Excellent for older vehicles with faded finishes; helps restore oxidized paint surfaces of all types. Great for house washing. Works well in cold water.
Carbo-Chlor
A special emulsifying formula with high-powered bleach for food processing plants. Excellent on tough odors, stains, dirt, oils and fats left behind on equipment, floors, and walls. Chlorinated for extra punch, it’s also great for cleaning mold and mildew from houses, fences, decks, etc.
Product 31
Here’s an all-purpose vehicle cleaner designed for a wide range of applications. Use it on over-the-road tractors and trailers, truck fleets, and cars. Powerful yet gentle cleaners attack road film and dirt while protecting painted surfaces. Helps restore all types of oxidized paint surfaces.
Super XL
An all-purpose detergent popular in agriculture, construction, transportation and food industries. It’s safe on all surfaces, easy to use, low-foaming and free rinsing.
Super X
This concentrated powder form of Super XL is popular in the agriculture, construction, transportation and food industries. Safe on all surfaces, it’s easy to use, low foaming and free rinsing.

Transportation / Vehicle

Aero One
Approved for aircraft use, this non-toxic compound has met rigorous standards set by Naval Air Development Command; Lockheed (Aerospace Specification AMS-1526); The Boeing Company and McDonnell-Douglas. High concentrations of corrosion inhibitors fight effects of salt, air pollution and acid rain.
Carbon-Ate
A highly concentrated detergent for tackling engine degreasing, parts cleaning, hard-to-clean vehicles, road film, carbon smoke trails, even food and grease build-up — in both hot and cold water. Extremely non-corrosive, so it is great on polished aluminum.
Fleet Wash
Extremely effective for cleaning stainless steel, aluminum, glass and painted surfaces on cars, trucks, RV's, buses, trailers, mobile homes, tractors etc. It’s also a perfect pre-spray for cleaning engines, whitewall tires, vinyl and metal tops. Helps restore all types of oxidized paint surfaces.
Hotsy Red
A concentrated powder with outstanding cleaning at a low cost. Ideal for heavy duty, automatic and manual vehicle washing applications.
Nytro
Truckers and fleet maintenance specialists swear by this heavy-duty detergent. It makes diesel smoke stains, road film and gummy grease residue disappear. It’s equally effective on floors, walls and windows. Use this powerful cleaner where other detergents and chemicals fail.
Panel Wash
A highly effective, economical detergent designed for the truck and transportation industry. It contains a small amount of caustic and is effective as a “pre-spray” to attack the final layer of soil that other products might not penetrate. Great for cutting through road film build-up on over-the-road vehicles.
Power Shine
A highly concentrated vehicle cleaner that produces rich suds to increase dwell time and cleaning action. Power-Shine is safe to use on polished aluminum and is excellent against road film and oxidized paint. It is a good cold water cleaner that works well in hard water and leaves shine.
Ripper I
A highly concentrated, non-caustic cleaner for heavy equipment and trucks. This fast-acting cleaner is especially effective on off-road and grease-clogged equipment and great on hard-to-remove road film on tractor/trailers. Safe to use indoors and on all painted surfaces. Excellent for cleaning shop floors and walls where inside cleaning is necessary.
Transport Vehicle Wash
An economical liquid detergent that cleans stainless steel, aluminum, glass and painted surfaces such as cars, trucks, buses, RV’s, trailers, mobile homes, tractors, etc. Use as a pre-spray for cleaning engines, whitewall tires, vinyl and metal tops.
TW II
An economical powder concentrate especially effective in painted-vehicle cleaning, removing exhaust deposits, road film and bug residue. Good for cold-water washing. Helps restore oxidized paint surfaces of all types and is good for cold-water washing.
Xtra Power Car & Truck Wash
A specially formulated powder that cuts road grime and oxidation, helps remove the toughest dirt and carbon buildup, yet is safe on all painted surfaces. Effective in either soft or hard water.

Specialty Transportation

400 Wax
Added to a final rinse, this long-lasting, liquid wax creates a durable finish that improves a vehicle’s appearance and keeps dirt from adhering to the surface. It gives added protection against salt, air pollution and acid rain. With a dilution ration of 2000 to 1, this is a highly economical wax.
Advanced Formula Aluminum Brightener
An extra-strength, acid-based, aluminum cleaner and brightener designed for non-polished aluminum tanks and trailers, alumuninum wheels and for preparing aluminum for painting. This easy-to-apply formula restores aluminum and makes it look like new injust one application. Advanced Formula Aluminum Brightener is formulated with Ammonium Bifluoride, not Hydrofluoric Acid, so it is safer to use and fumes less. Do NOT use on glass, polished aluminum or anodized aluminum. Hightly effective in removing grease, oils, baked-on carbon and diesel smoke.
Carbon-Ate Plus
A special wax is added to Carbon-ate Plus to provide a durable, attractive finish that keeps dirt from adhering to surfaces and protects them against salt, air pollution and acid rain. Easy to rinse and it reduces water spotting. Because it is non-corrosive, it works great on polished aluminum.
Hotsy Brown
This versatile, extra-strong detergent is caustic based for fast and thorough cleaning. Hotsy Brown is a non-butyl product that is particularly effective on carbon-based deposits such as road film and exhaust stains, as well as dirt and grease. Not recommended for use on fine finishes, aluminum, galvanized metal or magnesium.
Hotsy "99"
A highly concentrated formulation of non-fuming inhibited phosphoric acid and surfactants that remove concrete, welding smut, hard-water scale, rust, mortar, and diesel smoke. It is ideal for cleaning and descaling concrete trucks, metal surfaces, equipment, bricks and glass. DO NOT USE on polished aluminum.
Hotsy Polished Aluminum & Stainless Steel Cleaner
This non-etching specialty cleaner contains a concentrated blend of surfactants and glycol ethers to quickly penetrate and remove dirt, grease, oil, road film, diesel smoke and welding smut.
Power-Shine Plus
A special wax is added to provide a durable, attractive finish that keeps dirt from adhering to surfaces and protects them against salt, air pollution and acid rain. Helps restore oxidized paint surfaces of all types. Easy to rinse; reduced water spotting. Non-corrosive, so it is great on polished aluminum.
Rinse Aid
With a dilution ratio of 5000 to 1, this is an extremely economical additive for rinse cycles. Hotsy Rinse Aid prevents spotting on vehicles.
Ripper II
This popular extra heavy-duty detergent is caustic-based for really tough cleaning jobs such as heavy equipment and off-road machinery. Extra cleaning action attacks hydraulic-oil stains and is particularly effective on heavy deposits of dirt and grease. DO NOT USE on aluminum, galvanized metal, fine painted surfaces or magnesium. Contains Sodium Hydroxide.

Degreasers

Breakthrough!
This highly concentrated detergent is extremely popular and effective for tackling crude oil and caked-on buildup of fifth-wheel grease . . . yet it’s gentle enough for fine finishes on cars and to use for general cleaning purposes. Helps restore all types of oxidized paint surfaces.
Citrus Clean
This citrus-based detergent additive increases any detergent’s cleaning and degreasing power and is a great degreaser in its own right, plus it also enhances rinsing. Citrus Clean contains d-limonene, which is a great "natural" degreaser.
Enviro-Clean
This phosphate-free detergent is excellent for communities where phosphates are prohibited from entering municipal wastewater treatment facilities. It’s safe for all kinds of cleaning, yet has the cleaning power of highly concentrated degreasers. Non-corrosive, so it is great on polished aluminum.

Specialty Cleaners

Hotsy Fat Cap Graffiti Remover – Brick, Masonry and Concrete Cleaner
An easy-to-use liquid graffiti remover designed for use on exterior brick, masonry and concrete surfaces. Deep penetrating and fast acting for effective and thoroughly loosening of spray paint graffiti and easy removal of the graffiti from the surface being treated.
Cleaner / Phosphatizer No. 2
A complete and economical detergent and phosphatizing system for one-step cleaning and phosphatizing of iron and steel parts. Hotsy Cleaner / Phosphatizer No. 2 can be used at temperatures ranging from 120°F to 180°F. Equally effective in spray, dip and wipe-on applications. A quality product with 20 years of successful history in the industry.
Coil Conditioner
A special conditioner for removing hard water deposits and scale from the internal surface of heating coils.
Enviro Gard 1
A quick-release detergent for use with Recycle Systems. This phosphate-free, biodegradable liquid contains a new generation of surfactants that are readily destroyed by chlorine or bleach, thereby preventing residual build-up. Oils and greases are rapidly released, maximizing oil-water separation.
Enviro Gard 2
A quick-release detergent formulated for use with filtration-type or gray water recycle systems. This phosphate-free, biodegradable liquid detergent releases oils and greases rapidly for maximum oil-water separation. Low percent active ingredients reduce solids build-up, allowing more cycles between discharge.
Liquid Foamer
When combined with most detergents, it creates mountains of suds and increases dwell time to loosen dirt, grease and oil. Also can be used with foam generators and revolving brushes.
Paint & Powder Coat Stripper II
This product quickly removes all types of paint and powder coatings and is safe for use on aluminum, steel, iron, stainless steel, brass, copper alloys and plastics. DO NOT USE on polished aluminum. It is not an EPA hazardous waste at pH levels of less than 12.5.
Ripper III
This heavy-duty degreaser will strip paint and powder coated surfaces. Also great for cleaning hood and vents at restaurants. DO NOT USE on aluminum, magnesium, galvanized metal or fine painted surfaces. Contains Potassium Hydroxide.

Institution / Food Prep

Carbo-Chlor
A special emulsifying formula with high-powered bleach for food processing plants. Excellent on tough odors, stains, dirt, oils and fats left behind on equipment, floors, and walls. Chlorinated for extra punch, it’s also great for cleaning mold and mildew from houses, fences, decks, etc.
Miracle Wizz
An unsurpassed liquid for removing baked-on carbon found in food preparation, bakeries, restaurants, food processing plants etc. It is also great for engine degreasing and graffiti removal.
TML Floor Scrubber Compound
For use in all industrial floor-scrubbing applications. This highly concentrated cleaner is non-foaming, phosphate free and solvent free. It is safe for use on painted surfaces. When used as directed, it's safe to use on all metals. Contains an outstanding blend of rust and corrosion inhibitors to help prevent attacks to ferrous and non-ferrous surfaces. Cleans at high dilutions.

Parts Washer Detergent

Hotsy Defoamer
This biodegradable defoamer is added to parts-washer cleaning solutions to reduce foam buildup. Hotsy Defoamer does not interfere with the detergent's normal cleaning ability. Can be used with TubMate Phosphatizer / Cleaner as it does not interfere with phosphatizing.
Finish Line Manual Parts Washer Detergent
A fully biodegradable, phosphate-free, neutral pH, water-based detergent designed specifically for Manual Parts Washers. Finish Line removes greases, oils and grime from metals, painted and plastic parts. Hotsy Finish Line contains a blend of rust and corrosion inhibitors to protect your machine and parts. Finish Line also contains defoamers to reduce foam build-up in your parts washer.
TubMate All Purpose Detergent
A concentrated powder for cleaning a variety of parts, including iron, steel, soft metals, plastics and electronics. Heavy-duty rust and corrosion inhibitor package provides added protection against flash rusting. Quick oil release lets go of greases and oils for increased effectiveness. Tested for metal safety by Scientific Materials International. Hotsy TubMate All-Purpose also contains a defoamer to reduce foam in the sump solution.
TubMate Torque
A heavy-duty parts washer detergent that contains d-Limonene, a citrus-based cleaning agent particularly effective in penetrating and cleaning hard to remove grease, oil, tar and carbon based deposits. It is biodegradable and is designed specifically for use in Hotsy industrial parts washers. TubMate Torque is an alkaline detergent with multiple components to help maintain enhanced oil and grease cleaning properties even at the end of the bath life. It contains ingredients to combat water hardness problems and includes an advanced defoamer to control foaming in the machine sump.
TubMate Aluminum & Alloy Cleaner
A heavy-duty liquid detergent that’s safe for all soft metals, such as aluminum, magnesium, nickel, copper and brass. Contains a heavy-duty rust and corrosion inhibitor package. Not an EPA hazardous waste at a pH of less than 12.5.
TubMate General-Purpose Cleaner
A phosphate-free, biodegradable, super-concentrated liquid. Works great with automatic detergent injectors; can be automatically metered into aqueous parts washers. Quick oil release and solvent free. Contains a heavy-duty rust and corrosion inhibitor package that protects against flash rusting and a defoamer to reduce foam in aqueous parts washers.
TubMate Iron & Steel Cleaner
A heavy-duty liquid detergent, perfect for truckers, manufacturers, railroads, food processors, bakeries and other applications requiring the removal of heavy grease, baked-on carbon, loose paint and coatings. Contains a rust and corrosion inhibitor and a heavy defoamer. Not an EPA hazardous waste at a pH of less than 12.5.
TubMate Phosphatizer / Cleaner
A complete one-step detergent and phosphatizing system for cleaning metal parts and preparing them for painting.
Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor
Rust and corrosion inhibitors are carried in the water vapor and help prevent rust, not only on your aqueous parts washer’s internal surfaces, but also on cleaned metal parts that would normally rust if left in the basket of a hot parts washer.
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