With Cuda you’ll find a family of detergents that are carefully formulated by detergent chemists, blended specifically for Cuda parts washers and manufactured in our own detergent manufacturing facility.

Cuda parts washer soap is engineered to speed the cleaning process and give you superior results in a wide range of applications. Cuda detergents contain advanced formulas engineered specifically for use in aqueous parts washers. There are Cuda products for both automatic and manual parts washers. Cuda advanced formulas include an exclusive multi-metal corrosion inhibitor package for rust-protection of all wetted surfaces.

The 90-day labor warranty for all Cuda parts washers is automatically extended to a 1-year labor warranty when Cuda parts washer detergents are used exclusively. Here’s a look at our parts washer detergents.

All Purpose Detergents:
APP-1000 All Purpose Powder
Powerful & Fast-Acting
APP-1000 is a heavy duty all-purpose powder detergent optimized to quickly remove heavy greases, oils, dirt and carbon-based deposits from iron & steel. Contains a highly effective corrosion inhibitor which protects parts from corrosion and flash-rusting. 
Recommended Uses: Automotive, Heavy Equipment, Industrial Equipment
Note : Not intended to be used on Soft Metals. See SMP-1000.

SMP-1000 Soft Metal Powder
Deep Cleaning for Soft Metal Parts
SMP-1000 is powerful detergent specifically formulated to penetrate difficult to remove oil, grease, tar, carbon deposits and heavy soil on soft metal parts like aluminum, copper, brass.
Recommended Uses: Cleaning brass, aluminum, copper, steel, stainless steel and plastics as well as ferrous metals that do not require a low-residue finish.

Specialty Detergents:
LRL-1000 Low Residue Liquid 
Effective Cleaning with a Low Residue Finish
LRL-1000 effectively removes contaminants and leaves the part’s surface ready for assembly, paint, and applications where a fine finish is required. Phosphate-free and biodegradable, this detergent is optimized to remove cutting oils, grease, and moderate soil loads and can be used on a wide variety of materials including iron, steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper and plastic parts.
Recommended Uses: Manufacturing, aerospace, re-manufacturing, final cleaning.

MPW-1000 Manual Parts Washer Detergent
Worker Contact Safe with a Pleasant Citrus Odor
MPW-1000 is a biodegradable, moderate pH, water-based liquid detergent formulated to remove greas¬es, oils and grime that can be used on most surfaces, including steel, stainless steel, brass, aluminum, copper and plastics. Low-cost disposal and peace of mind that it’s environmentally friendly.
Recommended Uses: Industries using manual parts washer or aqueous parts sinks.

Phosphatizer (liquid)
A complete one-step detergent and phosphatizing system for cleaning metal parts and preparing them for painting. 
Recommended Uses: Use on iron and steel, prep parts for painting.

Defoamer (liquid)
A fast-acting, biodegradable additive that suppresses foam build up in soak tanks and automatic parts washers.
Recommended Uses: Compatible with any metal, painted or plastic pieces that can be cleaned in a parts washer.

Paint and Powder Coat Remover (liquid)
A fully biodegradable alkaline stripper, quickly and effectively dissolves all types of paint and powder coatings.
Recommended Uses: Removes paint from iron and steel, not intended for use on aluminum, magnesium or galvanized metals.

Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor VCI (liquid)
A superior blend of rust and corrosion inhibitors that give outstanding protection in both the liquid and vapor phase.
Recommended Uses: Protects steel and prevents rust and corrosion in automatic parts washers and the metal parts being cleaned.

Contact Information

2956 Highway I-70 Business Loop
Grand Junction, CO 81504

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Office Hours

Monday8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday9am - 1pm