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  1. NO, still using it daily, Have traded away my hastelloy though.
  2. how do i get logged in to the old forum after paying my membership that


  3. Cedar Roof Cleaning Basics

    Call Bruce Sullivan. He is the cedar expert and has perfected a system for cleaning cedar.
  4. Warranty Cleaning Of Algae Resistant Shingles

    Contact the different manu. and provide your contact info for your area. inform them you are qualified to perform warrant cleaning if needed.
  5. Gave a quote today to clean the roof of a very large church. $7500.00. Church is probably valued over $15m.
  6. Air pump setup diagram

    the top pic shows the chemical out and the place where your muffler screws in. You can run without a muffler if you don't have one. Just be noiser than with one.
  7. Electric Compressor

    ​Most electric air compressors draw a pretty heavy load. Most outdoor plugs at houses are 15-20 amp circuits.The chances of a breaker kicking are pretty good. What happens when you kick the breaker and the H/O isn't home and the freezer/refrigator is on the same circuit?? ($$$$)...Think about the conq1uences.
  8. No hype to if, if you use a good size air pump and not a toy size been thru all the 12v and most are junk after 6 months of use. Got over 3yrs of use on my1" ARO.
  9. On most all pumps the suction supply shoud be at least 1.5 times the suction port size. 2 times is actually better. I have a 2" pipe attached to both my 1" aodd pumps, that is how I shoot 70+ feet.
  10. Offer to clean the roof on the most visual house on the busiest street for a small price, providing th HO lets you place a sign in his front yard for 30 days. Or you could offer to clean the roof of the biggest, most visual church for the same sign deal and a comment by the pastor to the congreation regarding your service. Works for me quite often.
  11. Check this one out. Auction starts tomorrow. https://www.rbauction.com/CHAMPION-CAERSA02-30-Gallon?invId=4397781&id=ci&auction=LAS-VEGAS-NV-2015179
  12. All-Flo air pump question

    Looking at your first post on this topic, it appers you have a moisture problem in your compressor/air hose set up. A shot of WD40 before EACH use should solve your problem. Moisture tends to gum up the inside of a pump.
  13. In your case/location I would recommend highlighting the fact that your "soft-washing" business is "brand new technology" in Austrailia, imported from the U.S. Explain why your system is better than presure washing, and offer a warranty for a couple years. NO pressure washing Co. can do that. Set yourself apart from the competition. Get certified as soon as you can and see what happens.
  14. 3/8 All Flo pump at work

    The setting on the compressor really does not matter. The setting on the regulator at the pump is what is important. 75--80psi is plenty for that size pump. Video looks like you have a moisture problem from the vapor coming from the pump.Better give a shot of WD-40 each morning.
  15. this is the stuff Chris was talking about. I would not use it. AlgoClear® Pro Softwash formerly Mossgo Remove Moss Algae & Lichen Call us on 01628 687 022 info @ roofclean.co.uk Follow us Home Why AlgoClear? Watch the Process Ireland The Equipment Time Frame Find a Contractor Buy AlgoClear Contact AlgoClear® Pro Softwash Safety Datasheet The AlgoClear® Pro Softwash Safety Data Sheet Product Name: AlgoClear® Pro Softwash SDS Ref: TVS002 Version No: 1 Revision Date: First Issue Date: December 17th 2008 1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE / PREPARATION AND OF THE COMPANY Product AlgoClear® Pro Softwash Use(s) Surface biocide and wood preservative for external surfaces Distributor Thames Valley Specialist Products PO Box 1945 Telephone: +44 1628 687 022 Maidenhead SL6 2XR Emergency Telephone: SDS Competent Person e-mail: trevor@rising-hsand.co.uk 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Physical & Chemical: NON HAZARDOUS CORROSIVE Health: HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. CAUSES BURNS DANGEROUS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT Environmental: VERY TOXIC TO AQUATIC ORGANISMS 3. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Hazardous Substances Chemical name CAS-No EINECS/ELINCS Classification Concentration DIDECYLDIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE 7173-51-5 230-525-2 Xn: R22 C: R34 Approx.40% 4. FIRST AID MEASURES General information Remove contaminated clothing immediately, to be disposed of or washed before re-use. Inhalation Remove casualty to fresh air and provide warmth and rest. If necessary seek medica l advice. Skin contact Clean areas of skin affected a once with soap and plenty of water; if necessary seek medical advice Eye contact Wash eyes thoroughly with plenty of water until irritation subsides. Consult an eye specialist/ophthalmologist. Ingestion If product is swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Drink plenty of water and if necessary seek medical advice. Beware of aspiration if vomiting occurs 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES General hazard THE PRODUCT IS NOT FLAMMABLE Extinguishing media To suit local surroundings (e.g. water spray, foam, or chemical powder) Extinguishing media not to be used None known Special exposure hazards The thermal decomposition products released (oxides of nitrogen and carbon) should be considered toxic if inhaled. Protective equipment Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Avoid run-off water entering the drains (e.g. use barriers) 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Methods for cleaning up Adhere to personal protective measures. Take up with absorbent material, e.g. sand, sawdust, into tightly closed plastic containers. Environmental considerations Do not allow liquid to get into waste water or waterways; if this occurs, inform the relevant water authority at once. Further information Spillage will cause a slippery floor. 7. HANDLING & STORAGE Advice on safe handling Handle in accordance with good hygiene and safety practice.. Keep in original containers which should be tightly closed, cool and dry. Storage conditions Ensure adequate ventilation of the storage area. Storage temperature should be 10 -40ºC. Further information Keep away from incompatible substances 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION Exposure controls There are no workplace exposure limit values available. Comply with good practice for the control of exposure. Engineering controls Ensure adequate ventilation of working area. Personal protection Observe normal standards for handling chemicals. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash thoroughly after handling (shower if necessary). Do not eat, drink or smoke in the working area. Wear personal protective equipment appropriate to the task (see below) Eye protection Safety goggles (e.g. EN 166) Skin protection Plastic or rubber gloves (also consider your own risk assessment; e.g. breakthrough times, rates of diffusion and degradation, tasks undertaken) Respiratory protection Approved respirator if ventilation is judged to be insufficient. Other protection Protective overalls or aprons 9. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Physical form Liquid Colour Colourless to yellowish Odour Aromatic pH 6.5-8 (10 g/l @ 20ºC) Boiling pt / range approx 100 °C Freezing pt / range Not determined °C Flash point > 100 ºC Specific gravity 0.954 g/cm3 (@ 20ºC) Water solubility Miscible in all proportions Viscosity 73 mPa.s @ 23ºC (dynamic) 10. STABILITY & REACTIVITY Stability Stable under normal conditions of handling. Thermal decomposition Not determined Conditions to avoid None known Material to avoid The product is incompatible with acids and alkalies Hazardous reactions Hazardous polymerisation will not occur. Hazardous decomposition products Oxides of carbon and nitrogen following thermal decomposition. 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Acute toxicity (Data for didecyldimethylammonium chloride) LD50 rat (oral) 238 mg/kg LD50 rat (derm) > 2000 mg/kg Dermal compatibility Corrosive (4hours, OECD 404) (didecyldimethylammonium chloride) Mucous membrane compatibility Causes burns (didecyldimethylammonium chloride) Further information The product is not sensitising (Buehler test) and negative in Ames test (OECD 471) 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Acute toxicity (Data for didecyldimethylammonium chloride) LC50 Fish (rainbow trout) 1.0 mg/l 96 h (OECD 203) EC50 Daphnia magna 0.094 mg/l 48 h (EPA-FIFRA) EC50 Algae 0.026 mg/l 96 h (OECD 201) Degradability Readily degradable (72% - Sturm test) (didecyldimethylammonium chloride) Further information Since bats are a protected species under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, consult English Nature, The Scottish Natural Heritage or The Countryside Council for Wales if structure to be treated is used by bats. 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Advice on disposal In accordance with national and local authority regulations, e.g. The Hazardous Waste (England & Wales) Regulations 2005. Contaminated packaging Treat empty containers in the same way as the product or if possible wash out thoroughly and recycle. 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION United Nations number UN 1760 Packaging group III IMDG code 8/1760/III RID / ADR 8/III ICAO / IATA 8/1760/III Marine pollutant The product should not be marked as a marine pollutant Proper shipping name CORROSIVE LIQUID, N.O.S. (DIDECYLDIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE) 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION Classification & labelling The product is classified in accordance with the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (CHIP 3.2) and the Dangerous Preparations Directive (1999/45/EC) Contains didecyldimethylammonium chloride CORROSIVE Risk phrases R22 HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED R34 CAUSES BURNS R50 VERY TOXIC TO AQUATIC ORGANISMS. Safety phrases S25 AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES. S26 IN CASE OF CONTACT WITH EYES, RINSE IMMEDIATELY WITH PLENTY OF WATER AND SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE. S36/37/39 WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, GLOVES AND EYE/FACE PROTECTION. S61 AVOID RELEASE TO THE ENVIRONMENT. REFER TO SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS/SAFETY DATA SHEET. Relevant legislation Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) to be considered. 16. OTHER INFORMATION Further information Risk phrases given in section 3 R22: Harmful if swallowed R34: Causes burns Sources of data The Approved Supply List, other suppliers' safety data sheets, EH40/2005 Date of issue 06-01-2009 This information is based on our present state of knowledge and is intended to describe our products from the point of view of the health and safety requirements. It should not be construed as guaranteeing specific properties. Why Choose AlgoClear® Pro Softwash? AlgoClear® Pro Softwash has been developed by scientists to safely, quickly and effectively remove all types of moss, algae & lichen from a wide range of different surfaces but particularly produces dramatic results on roof surfaces. moss removal algae removal lichen Removal Questions? Contact us with any questions. The Site Home Why AlgoClear? Watch the Process Ireland The Equipment Time Frame Find a Contractor Buy AlgoClear Contact Address Thames Valley Specialist Products Ltd PO Box 1945, Maidenhead, SL6 2XR Contact Phone: 01628 687 022 Email: info @ roofclean.co.uk Follow us Specifications Architects & Surveyors Specification Template Contractors Contact us for the AlgoClear® Pro Guide to Good Practice AlgoClear Safety Datasheet UK: HSE No 8832 Ireland: PCS No 96156 © 2013 AlgoClear Valid XHTML Strict 1.0 & CSS