Aluminium Brightener & Cleaner – Metasoak HDI – Bulk

(13 customer reviews)

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APT’s Aluminium Brightener, Metasoak HDI is a versatile, non-caustic, alkaline, aluminium cleaner, degreaser & decarboniser. Supplied to companies like BMW, Balfour Beatty, Network Rail & many more.

  • Safe, fast acting & low-foaming formula for maximum cleaning & degreasing of aluminium surfaces
  • Removes tough carbon and oil deposits
  • Ideal parts washer fluid, eco-friendly & biodegradable
  • Used in heavily contaminated parts in manual dip tanks

Sizes: 205 litres

£0.05 per litre once diluted


Additional information


1 x 210 litres (210 litres), 1 x 25 litres (25 litres), 2 x 5 litres (10 litres), 4 x 5 litres (20 litres)

Additional information


1 x 210 litres (210 litres), 1 x 25 litres (25 litres), 2 x 5 litres (10 litres), 4 x 5 litres (20 litres)


Metasoak HDI: The Versatile Non-Caustic Aluminium Brightener
Metasoak HDI is a highly versatile non-caustic alkaline metal cleaner, degreaser, and decarboniser. It is specifically designed to effectively clean aluminium, degrease surfaces, and emulsify buildup in the engineering industries. This product is widely utilized in applications with high soil loading and can be used in manual dip tanks, manual or automatic parts washers, and ultrasonic cleaning systems.

  • Effective Corrosion Inhibition: Metasoak HDI contains corrosion inhibition systems for both ferrous and non-ferrous metals, ensuring optimal protection during the aluminium cleaning process and carb cleaning. Its low-foaming properties enable maximum removal of oil and carbon deposits.
  • Safe for Various Surfaces: This non-caustic formula is completely safe to use on aluminium parts, most metal and alloy components, and parts sensitive to caustic-based degreasers. It provides effective cleaning without compromising the integrity of the surfaces.
  • Ideal for Ultrasonic Cleaning: Metasoak HDI is an excellent choice for ultrasonic cleaning, rapidly eliminating heavy buildup during parts cleaning operations. It is considered one of the best aluminium cleaners for use in parts washers.
  • Versatile Applications: Suitable for use on most ferrous and non-ferrous metals, Metasoak HDI’s non-caustic properties make it particularly suitable for cleaning aluminium, degreasing, and decarbonising processes. It efficiently removes fats, oils, greases, carbon deposits, and grime. Its applications in engineering, road, and rail transport sectors include decarbonising valves and other metal engine parts, stripping coatings, removing waxes, and effectively pre-treating metal surfaces for new coatings.

Metasoak HDI stands out as a reliable and effective aluminium brightener, offering exceptional cleaning, degreasing, and decarbonising capabilities. With its non-caustic formulation and versatile applications, it ensures safe and efficient results for various metal surfaces.


How to use?

Ultrasonic Cleaning

Metasoak HDI is a water-based degreaser which is ideal for removing all tenacious grease, carbonised deposits and heavy residue build up from or metal including aluminium; glass, painted and plastic components. Use cold or hot up to 70ºC and dilute in the tank with up to 60-part water for most ultrasonic cleaning operations to achieve maximum results.

Dip Tanks

Use in a welded mild steel tank with a close-fitting lid. Dilute to between 1:30 and 1:10 depending on soil loading. For the removal of stubborn soils such as carbon on aluminium blocks and baking trays for example, use at a temperature of 85ºC; a soak time of 2 hours may be necessary. Rinse with clean water.

Spray Washers

Use at between 1:100 to 1:20 depending on soil loading. Temperature operation should be 70-90ºC. A rinse stage is required with Metasoak HDI.


  • Low foaming
  • Non-caustic formula
  • Rapidly biodegradable
  • Contains effective ferrous and non-ferrous metal corrosion inhibition systems
  • A safe, aqueous degreaser, cleaner and decarboniser
  • Fast-working formulation saves you time and money
  • Versatility – many uses in the engineering and food industries
  • Part washer system – the perfect parts cleaner
  • Effectiveness – low foaming ensures maximium cleaning and degreasing
  • Powerful – Metasoak removes the toughest carbon and oil deposits
  • Safety – it is environmentally friendly and rapidly biodegradable

Safety, Storage & Handling
The aluminium cleaner is a multi-use all-in-one non-caustic degreasing product meaning you may be able to lower your storage costs. For more safety, storage, and handling information, please contact us.

13 reviews for Aluminium Brightener & Cleaner – Metasoak HDI – Bulk

  1. aptcommercialchemicals

    We have been using this in our manufacturing plant as our machinery is aluminium and we have found this aluminium cleaner and metal degreaser to work really well.

  2. aptcommercialchemicals

    A little bit of this aluminium cleaner/metal degreaser goes a long long way! We have been really impressed with the results.

  3. aptcommercialchemicals

    We manufacture car parts and have found this aluminium cleaner and metal degreaser to work really quickly.

  4. aptcommercialchemicals

    Fast delivery on this metal degreaser. Fast acting aluminium cleaner and restorer.

  5. aptcommercialchemicals

    This aluminum cleaner and metal degreaser works really well and removes some of the toughest deposits that other products have been unable to tackle.

  6. aptcommercialchemicals

    I use this aluminum brightener and metal degreaser daily and find it to work really quickly.

  7. aptcommercialchemicals

    This metal degreaser is brilliant at removing rust and rust stains from all metals. Didn’t exactly follow the instructions but this aluminium brightener worked wonders

  8. aptcommercialchemicals

    Having spent all day trying to remove rust stains from patio slabs without any luck. I rang APT and Cath suggested their metal degreaser product, having tried various rust remover products I was not expecting much however to my surprise after following the directions, rust had gone patio looks like new I am now a very pleased and will be recommending to my friends!

  9. aptcommercialchemicals

    We tried lots of other metal degreasers and bought this a last attempt to remove rust spots on the school drive and it worked! Cheers APT.

  10. aptcommercialchemicals

    We use this metal degreaser at our car garage as an alloy cleaner and find it works well!

  11. aptcommercialchemicals

    This product left our vehicles looking as good as new, after several uses we still remain with a substantial amount of metal degreaser left.

  12. Guest

    Great aluminium cleaner!
    Having struggled to find an effective product, we came across Metasoak by APT and found it is by far the best!
    It completed the job fast and is extremely effective, especially in the toughest cleans.

  13. Guest

    Highly Recommend! Lasted ages and saved a lot of money.

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