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KEY:
1. Dry Solvent, 2. All Purpose, 3. Brown-Ex Tannin, 4. Odor-Ex Tannin,  5. Gum Remover Spotter, 6. Rinse Water

StainUse FirstUse SecondUse Third
Beer26 
Berry Stains236
Blood62&46
Butter & Fats126
Chewing Gum516
Chocolate236
Coffee236
Cosmetics126
Crayon156
Cream26 
Eggs246
Fruit & Juices236
Furniture Polish16 
Glue16 
Gravy246
Grease16 
Ice Cream26 
Inks126
Ketchup26 
Lipstick126
Liquor26 
Mayonnaise246
Milk246
Mustard236
Nail Polish16 
Odors426
Oil16 
Paaint126
Salad Dressing26 
Shoe Polish16 
Soda236
Tar156
Tea236
Unknown126
Urine246
Vomit246
Wax156
Wine236

 

Dilution RatioOz Per Gal
1to432
1to526
1to1012
1to1210
1to158
1to206
1to324
1to403
1to502.5
1to602
1to642
1to1001
1to1281
1to2560.5

 

Divide dilution into cost per gallon. Examples:

Example 1
256 dilution selling at
$12.30 per gallon:
$12.30 / 256 = .048 or
approximately 5 cents per gallon ready to use.

Example 2
1:1O dilution selling at $4.00
per gallon: $4.00 / 11 = .36
or 4 cents per gallon ready to use

Divide ounces per gallon into 128

Example:
1 1/2 oz, per gallon dilution 128 / 1.5 = 85
answer = 1:85 dilution ratio
Note: It is necessary to first convert dilution to ounces for one gallon.

Example:
Dilution is 10 ounces
per 5 gallons. Divide 10 by 5
(10/5 = 2) Answer: two ounces
per gallon. Now divide the ounces
per gallon into 128 (128 / 2 = 64).
Answer: Use dilution is 1:64

Divide dilution ratio into 128

Example:
1. 1:85 dilution 128 / 85 = 1.5
Answer = 1.5 ounces per gal.

Multiply percentage of active disinfectant times 10,000, and divide by use-dilution rate

% active x 10,000
dilution rate

Examples:

Given active percentage if 4.5%.

1. At 1:256 (1/2 oz. per gallon)
(4.5 x 10,000) / 256 = 176
ppm active

2. At 1:128 (I oz. per gallon)
(4.5 x 10,000) / 128 = 352
ppm active

Dilution RatioOz Per Gal
One Gallon=4 Quarts
 8 pints
 16 Cups
 128 Oz
One Quart=2 Pints
 8 pints
 4 Cups
 32 Oz
One Pint=2 cups
 16 Oz
One Cup=8 Oz
One Ounce=2 tablespoons
 6 teaspoons
One Tablespoon=3 teaspoons

 

3 teaspoons=1 tablespoon=15ml
8 tablespoons=1/2 cup=118ml
16 tablespoons=1 cup=237ml
1 fluid ounce=2 tablespoons=30 ml
8 fluid ounces=1 cup=237 ml
16 fluid ounces=2 cups or 1 pint=473 ml
32 fluid ounces=1 quart or 4 cups=946 ml
128 fluid ounces=1 gallon=3.8 liters

 

F = 9/5 (C) + 32
C = 5/9 (F – 32)

Most floor care programs are caused by improper product use. This quick reference guide will help identify problems, causes and solutions.

Problem: Finish is too sticky or tacky

Cause:Solution:
Finish is applied too thick.Apply thin coats and allow each to dry before applying the next coat.
Not enough drying time between coats.Under normal conditions finishes dry in 20-30 minutes. High humidity extends drying time.
Restorer not properly diluted or applied too frequently.Follow label instructions. Under-diluting or overuse can leave a sticky residue.
Restorer / maintainer not burnished soon enough after application.When dry, restorer/maintainer will continue to soften finish if it is not burnished.
Floor not properly rinsed before application of finish.Thoroughly rinse and neutralize floor after stripping. Use neutral cleaner in proper dilution.
Improper use of disinfectants.Measure carefully and follow label directions.
Seperation of finish.Finish may have been exposed to prolonged heat causing separation in the product. Shake or stir before using.

Problem: Finish swirls or scratches

Cause:Solution:
  
Pad is too aggressive.Use the recommended pad for a particular task whether it be burnishing or cleaning.
Pad is dirty.Clean with a wire brush or put pad in deep sink and spray off the build-up. Hang up to dry.
Floor is dirty or sandy.Use walk-off mats; dust thoroughly before burnishing.