Savings in wire rope replacement costs (downtime, labour and capital costs) were substantial and dwarfed the cost of the lubricants. Companies who have realized the importance of proper wire rope lubrication have gained a huge advantage over those who purchase the lowest priced lubricant, or use no lubricant at all, while replacing ropes on a much more frequent basis.

Cleaning wire rope quickly and efficiently of hardened lubricants saves down time and protects and improves wire rope performance. RopeKleen™ is a revolutionary new bitumen water-soluble cleaner and degreaser, which in its form is non-hazardous, user friendly and will not harm the environment. It is easy and safe to use and manufactured from natural solvents and water. It offers quick penetration and is safe to use on all metals. It is a non-corrosive, environmentally friendly product. It doesn’t require the use of PPE and has a pleasant odour.

RopeClean is a revolutionary world-first to replace intense, dangerous chemicals and hydrocarbon solvents like trichloroethylene. A new water-soluble bitumen cleaner and degreaser – it is fast, safe and 100% effective. Especially formulated to be used for rapid removal of bitumen and grease covered steel, wire-rope, cable and equipment cleaning thereby facilitating full visual inspection and re-lubrication.


A user friendly, powerful water based bitumen cleaner and degreaser
RopeKleen is a new water-soluble bitumen cleaner and degreaser, which is non-hazardous, user friendly and will not harm the environment. It is an environmentally friendly alternative to intense,dangerous chemicals like trichloroethylene and removes stubborn bitumen and grease from most surfaces.


  • Easy and safe to use. 
  • Manufactured from natural solvents and water. 
  • Quick penetration. 
  • Safe on all metals. 
  • Environmentally friendly. 
  • Non-corrosive. 
  • Pleasant fresh odour. 
  • No Protective clothing or respirators necessary. 
  • Economical to use.


RopeKleen is ideal for use as a substitute for harsh chemical / hydrocarbon solvents like trichloroethylene used in the mining and engineering sectors to clean and degrease steel ropes, cables and equipment soiled with bitumen.

Directions for use:

Dilute 3 parts water to 1 part RopeKleen. Heat solution to approximately 45ºC. Immerse rope and agitate for 4 to 5 minutes then rinse.

For general purpose cleaning RopeKleen can be diluted up to 1part RopeKleen and 2 parts water and used cold.


Do not mix RopeKleen with any other degreaser or solvent as this can impair the efficiency of the product.

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