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Friday, September 04, 2015


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?


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

Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Answer