|Manufacture Number||Description||Part Number|
|XG5-G||Hard Surface Cleaner Concentrate 1 gl||09-04340|
|Granitize Aviation International. Professional Aircraft Detailing Products.|
I use this to wipe down the outside of my Pilatus. I dilute heavily like 30:1. If you don’t dilute it enough it will smear and leave streaks. It does a great job with the exhaust residue, but I do wax my aircraft about every 50 hours.
Please note, Aircraft Spruce's personnel are not certified aircraft mechanics and can only provide general support and ideas, which should not be relied upon or implemented in lieu of consulting an A&P or other qualified technician. Aircraft Spruce assumes no responsibility or liability for any issue or problem which may arise from any repair, modification or other work done from this knowledge base. Any product eligibility information provided here is based on general application guides and we recommend always referring to your specific aircraft parts manual, the parts manufacturer or consulting with a qualified mechanic.
The XG5 cleaner in most cases is not going to immediately strip wax chemically, but there are variables to take into account.
1. Depends on the amount of wax on surface, how long it has been on it, if multiple layers over time.
2. The longer XG5 sits on substrate it will gradually break down many waxes.
3. Using at full strength with higher degree of agitation is going to remove some or all of wax on surface.
4. Diluting additionally with water – 2:1, 3:1, etc. will reduce solvent content and possibility of removing wax if that is of concern.