Best Product For Cleaning Dispensers

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Best Product For Cleaning Dispensers

Post by CliffYablonski » Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:37 pm

I'm curious what people have found to be most effective at cleaning up dispensers. Different products for gas vs. old dirty diesel dispensers? What's best for keeping debris from building back up and keeping graphics clean without chewing through the ink? Tips for special tools / brushes?

Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Post by josedeone » Sat Mar 04, 2017 2:08 pm

CliffYablonski wrote:I'm curious what people have found to be most effective at cleaning up dispensers. Different products for gas vs. old dirty diesel dispensers? What's best for keeping debris from building back up and keeping graphics clean without chewing through the ink? Tips for special tools / brushes?

Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks!
For dark color plastics we use armor-all ( the one for the wheels to keep dust free). For stainless steel side of Wayne vista dispensers use kitchen stainless steal cleaner. And for dirty diesel dispenser use strong degreaser (ask any mechanic they know the best cheaper brands. Remember to rinse with water any place you use the degreasers, sometimes they will eat rubber away in the seals. Good lucks
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Re: Best Product For Cleaning Dispensers

Post by CliffYablonski » Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:13 pm

thanks, that's great info!

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Post by ATLTech » Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:57 pm

Gilbarco used to recommend greased lightning. I actually think it was on the recertification test years ago. Whatever you do, keep the pressure washer away. They look good after using one but they normally dont pump well.

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Post by xardoz » Sun Mar 05, 2017 3:13 pm

Overall....
Simply Green

Nothing better at Diesel than (Other Than Unleaded.. LOL)...
Tub O Towels
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Post by dieselengine9 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:16 am

xardoz wrote: Nothing better at Diesel than (Other Than Unleaded.. LOL)...
:lol: :lol:

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Re: Best Product For Cleaning Dispensers

Post by ZMiller » Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:00 am

No comment.
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Re: Best Product For Cleaning Dispensers

Post by jcolec » Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:42 pm

A company called CAF makes some products that we use, and I highly recommend.

Their website is mycaf.com

We have used with great results:
OTIS Multi-Surface Cleaner
Protero Metal Polish

We also use "Tub-o-towels" as well.

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Re: Best Product For Cleaning Dispensers

Post by Samir » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:34 pm

Our Wayne Ovation manuals say soap and water as needed and the metal areas can be protected like automotive finishes. We've cleaned and waxed all the automotive finishes and that keeps most of the junk away and makes them easy to clean with just water.

On things like the diesel handles and other 'dirt' prone areas, we have a watered-down dishwashing soap solution (dawn) that we spray on them right before a good rain--that washes most of the grime. Keeping in mind that anything you're using for cleaning needs to stay out of ANY area that is near electronics/not sealed for the elements. These pumps are just outdoor computers, so just a bit of liquid can mess them up BAD.

(And keep that in mind when you're having your equipment serviced--if they open the electronics in the rain, you might end up with a bigger problem than you started with.)
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Re: Best Product For Cleaning Dispensers

Post by petrodood1 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:49 am

We used to use Formula 409 or Fantastic on stainless for gas stains, 3M makes adhesive remover for leftover stickum, it cleaned diesel nozzle boots, etc. pretty good too..
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