A Choice for Every Challenge℠

Whether you are using high pressure, soak/immersion, spray, ultrasonic, electrocleaning, etching, or mass finishing technologies, Hubbard-Hall offers over 70 aqueous cleaners – more than any other US-based industrial cleaner company.  This gives you the confidence that you can remove any type of soil (organic or inorganic), from every type of metal, with any application or cleaning process.

And, we regularly add new chemistries specifically designed to reduce steps, complexity, and the total cost of cleaning.

Reduce Rework. Reduce Rejects. Reduce Cost.

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Doing What’s Right for Your Operations and Cleaning Systems

With an average of 30 years of experience, our cleaning experts conduct on-site or virtual process audits to map out how you can get better results with less chemistry and total cost. By reducing complexity, you also reduce variables, which means more predictable outcomes and fewer rejects.

Cleaning Experts at the Ready

Cleaning Experts at the Ready

Meet Mike Valenti

Mike has over 25 years of experience in specialty chemical development and product management. His experience includes recommending cleaners (aqueous and solvent), non-ferrous surface preparation, equipment and testing protocols for a wide range of requirements for critical metal finishing operations.


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Why Aqueous Cleaning Works

If you are looking to move away from the regulatory and environmental, health and safety (EHS) challenges of solvent cleaning, put aqueous cleaners to work for you. They are cost effective, relatively safe, readily available and able to remove both organic and inorganic soils.  Unlike solvents, which work by dissolving organic compounds, aqueous cleaners remove both organic and inorganic compounds through a number of mechanisms: solubilization, saponification, wetting, emulsification, and chelation.

Applications for aqueous cleaning include: precision parts cleaning, heat treatment, metal stripping, chemical polishing, paint stripping, pre-treatment, metal finishing, deburring, deep draw, impact extrusion and degreasing.

Which Parts Cleaner is Right for you?

Picking the right industrial cleaner isn’t just about the chemistry. Effective cleaning is a process, and many factors go into deciding which cleaner is right for your specific process to achieve optimal cleaning results. These factors include:

  • Cleanliness requirements
  • Part geometry
  • Available footprint
  • Throughput requirements
  • Energy demands
  • Environmental, Health, Safety and Regulatory requirements
  • Waste Handling Needs & Disposal Costs
  • Substrate (Alloy) and Soils
  • Total cost

Organic Soils

Drawing compounds
Spinning lubricantsPolishing compounds
Machining oilsFingerprintsCorrosion-prevention compounds
Stamping oilsBuffing compounds

Inorganic Soils

Oxidation/corrosion/rust/tarnish Scale/Heat/Weld Carbonaceous soils
SmutsFluxMetallic compounds
Paints and coatingsMoldSalts

Our Cleaning Experts are Part of your Team

Our dedicated cleaning experts know industrial parts cleaning inside and out and work side by side with customers. That’s why we have a 92% customer retention rate.

Let our experts become part of your team and help you figure out if aqueous or solvent cleaning solution is the right fit for you.

A complimentary cleaning process audit shows you how to clean with less cost, complexity and chemical consumption.