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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Question

I am cleaning a large manufacturing floor in a plant that makes wax candles and the wax is all over the floor. What can I use to break down the wax before scrubbing?


Answer

Heat it to soften the wax and then scrape it off the flooring. You can use something such as a hair dryer or even try a steam unit. Lots of hand work unless you have a large area system.
Be careful not to damage the flooring, but that much heat should not be needed.

Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
lekrafft@juno.com

Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Answer
lekrafft@juno.com