PowerBack Crank Wash

PowerBack is available in multiple size containers PowerBack is the most aggressive solvent-free detergent available. Packaged to deliver 6% solids when mixed it contains twice the active materials versus all other specialty crank washes. PowerBack’s proprietary anti foaming chemistry improves rinsing and reduces the time required to crank wash.

PowerBack requires no special handling or reporting if spilled. Cationic cleaning action aggressively attacks both organic contaminants such as oil and grease as well as inorganic fouling such as salts and soils. PowerBack can be used in accordance with the crank washing instructions for virtually all makes and models of industrial gas turbines.

Unlike most solvent products, PowerBack requires no secondary storage and is available in both a pre-mixed and a concentrate form, which is mixed at a ratio of six parts demineralized or deionized water to one part PowerBack. A single 30 USG drum of concentrate yields 210 gallons of cleaner. The pre-mixed product is ready for use as received. Products are available in 5 USG pails, 30 USG drums, 55 USG drums, and 300 USG Portafeed containers.

PowerBack Benefits:

  • Low Foaming
  • Requires NO Agitation
  • Non-Toxic
  • Biodegradable
  • Non-Flammable
  • Meets OEM Specifications

ECT is the manufacturer of R-MC Compressor Cleaner, an environmentally safe concept in cleaning gas turbines. ECT also offers a comprehensive line of injection hardware.

Airbus Approval
Airtran Airways Wash Procedure
Allied Signal (Garrett) TPE331 Wash Procedure
Allison 250 Approval
Allison 250 Test from Paramount
Allison 250-C20 Series Operation
Allison 501K, 570K Wash Procedure
Allison 501K, 570K, 601K Approved Cleaners
Allison C20B, City of Tampa Endorsement
Allison T56 Test Results
Alstom Approval Letter
Alstom Approval
Alstom equip_rpt
Alstom Fluids Spec 65-0027 Issue 4
America West Airlines Letter of Approval
American Airlines Engineering Lab Report
American Airlines JT8 Test Data
American Airlines Letter of Approval
American Airlines RB211-535E4 Wash Procedure
Amoco Frame 6 Performance Data
Automotive Report
Boeing Approvals
Bombarier Dash 8 (P&W 120, 121, 150)
Canadian Airlines Approval Letter
Cargo Jet Compressor WashLetter 122906
CEFAS G21 C6 (1) Dept. of Energy & Climate Change from R-MC U.K.
CEFAS G21 Dept. of Energy & Climate Change from R-MC U.K.
Columbia Gulf GG4 Testimonial and Approval
Comparative Test Response Brazos Valley Energy Center ECT_R1
Con Edison Approval Letter
Continental JT8 Test Results
Dassault Aviation Approval
Deionized-Demineralized Water Specification
Det Norske Verita Report Approval
Diesel Approvals
Dover Japan Approval For Boeing 747
FAA Approval Memo
Fruchter Aviation Approval
Garrett Approvals
Garrett APU Approval
GE 101 Approval
GE Approval (Diamond Shamrock)
GE CF6 Approval
GE CF6_80C2_CESM_0018_Wash Procedure
GE CFM 56 Approval
GE CFM 56 Cleaning Procedure
GE F-Class Gas Turbine Compressor Washing Nov 2009 (GEK111895b)
GE Foaming Study
GE Frame 5 Test Report from GTS
GE Gas Turbine Compressor Cleaning (GEI41042o)
GE Gas Turbine Compressor Washing (DLN Gas Turbines) GEK103623B
GE Heavy Duty Gas Turbine Operating & Maintenance Considerations (GE ger3620J)
GE J85 Approval
GE J85 Cleaning Instructions
GE LM2500 Detergent Specification for GE Aircraft Gas Turbines
GE LM2500 Maintenance Procedures
GE LM2500 Test Data
GE LM5000 Approval
GE LM6000 Cleaning Procedure & Approval
GE MS5000 Performance Data
GE MS6000 Performance Data - A
GE MS6000 Performance Data - B
GE MS6000 Performance Data - C
GE MS7000 Performance Data
GE MS7001 Approval
GE Scheduling of Maintenance and Water Wash
GE T58/T64 Approval
Globe Realty Management LTD R-MC 3E Approval Letter
GTS De Venezuela (Off-Line Crank Wash) Test Results
Hamilton Standard Approval L1011APU
Hispano Suiza Wash Procedure
Honeywell Maintenance Manual TFE-731
IHI Inc. Approval
Ingersoll Rand Axial Flow Blower
KOWEPO Frame 7 Testimonial
Lockheed Aeronautical Approval
Lockheed L-1011 Engine Performance Improvement
Manitoba Trucking Diesel Testimonial
McDonnell Douglas MD80 Wash Procedure
Midway Airlines Approval
Mil Spec Tests for MIL-C-85704 Type IIA
Navy Inspector’s Report (Diesel)
Navy T40 Approval
Northwest Airlines CFM56
NSL Analytical C-270 GT Specification Conformance
NSL Analytical Services Test Reprt, Total Solids Value-Products Updated 4078-4074 - 1-26-10
NSL Analytical Services Test Report-GEI 41042L, 4073,4074, 4077, 4078, Ind. Concentrate
NSL Analytical Services Test Report-GEI 41042M - P/N 4074
OEM Contact Reference List 050806
P&W 150_PT6A-42A Wash Procedure
Paramount Aviation Approval
Pratt & Whitney 150A Compressor Wash Task 72-00-00-160-803
Pratt & Whitney 4000 Approval
Pratt & Whitney Canada 150 Consumable Materials List Manual 3043340
Pratt & Whitney Canada Consumable Materials 081304
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 Series Gas Path & Fuel Nozzle Cleaner Approval
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 Series Wash Procedure & Approval
Pratt & Whitney Flight Engine Approval
Pratt & Whitney Industrial Approval.
Pratt & Whitney J52 Approval Letter (Test Data)
Pratt & Whitney Military Approval
Partt & Whitney Standard Practices Manual 70-12-00 General-07-Dec. 1, 2011
RB211 Approval From Boeing 747 Manual Chapter 72-Engine
Rolls Royce 250 Fuel Nozzle Cleaner
Rolls Royce Allison T-56 Approval - Sept. 23, 2002
Rolls Royce Approval
Rolls Royce Avon Engine
Rolls Royce Avon Industrial SB117 Compressor Cleaning
Rolls Royce Dart Maintenance Manual
Rolls Royce Industrial Approval
Rolls Royce RB211 -22B and -524B4 Engine Performance Improvement
Rolls Royce RB211 -22B
Rolls Royce RB211 -535E Wash Procedure
Rolls Royce RB211 Approval
Rolls Royce RB211 Industrial SB171 Compressor Cleaning
Rolls Royce RB211 Operators Conference - A
Rolls Royce RB211 Operators Conference - B
Rolls Royce RB211 Series Wash Procedure & Approval
Rolls Royce RB211 Series Wash Procedure Approval
Rolls Royce Trent Industrial SB052 Comp Washing Fluids
Ruston-Alsthom Approval
Saab Wash Procedure
ScanPro Diesel Test Photo’s April 1997
Sermatech Coating Compatibility of R-MC
Siemens (KWU) Approval-Nozzle Ring 1996
Siemens (KWU) Approval-PowerBack 1996
Siemens (KWU) Approval-PowerGuard 1996
Siemens Approval Letter
Siemens Approval
Siemens KWU Cleaning Procedure & Approval
Siemens Westinghouse Axial Flow Compressor Cleaning Procedure
Siemens Westinghouse Compressor Cleaning Procedure - SB39914
Siemens Westinghouse Water Wash Procedure
SMI Test: Modified Mil85704 - R-MC vs. Water
Snecma CFM56 Approval
Solar Approved Engine Cleaners
Solar Cleaning Procedure & Specification (ES9-62N)
Solar Mercury Test
Solar T-4500 Testimonial
Sundstrand Approval
Tennessee Gas - EPNG Frame 3 Inspection
Texacana Frame 7 Test
Texaco Chemical Company Performance Results
Turbomeca Approval
Turbomeca Recommended Cleaners R-MC G21
Valero Wilmington Refinery, CA - Rotating Equipment Reliability
Western Geophysical Approval
Westinghouse 501 Position Paper
Westinghouse Approval
Williams International Power Plant Cleaning
World Karting Association Approval

PowerBack is the crankwash solution. It was formulated to be effective, economical and most importantly, environmentally safe in all gas turbine maintenance environments:

  • ABB
  • Alstom
  • GE
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nuovo Pignone
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Rolls Royce
  • Ruston-Alsthom
  • Siemens
  • Solar
  • Turbomach
  • Westinghouse

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