Eco-Etch® 1001 Acid-Etching Concrete Cleaner

An eco-friendly, acid-free concrete etcher and cleaner. Available in an industry leading, concentrated formula.

  • Coverage Up to 750 square feet
  • Coats 1
  • Concentrated One gallon makes up to three (3) gallons
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Clean and Green

Eliminating the need to use muriatic acid to etch concrete, the 1001 safely cleans and creates an effective surface profile by opening the substrates pores. This powerful, 100% biodegradable concrete cleaner and etcher has absolutely no acids, solvents, or VOC's. Specially formulated to clean, brighten and etch concrete without any harmful effects.

Applications

Exceptional when used for:
  • Concrete / Masonry
  • Garages / Shop Floors
  • Warehouse Floors
  • Driveways / Sidewalks
  • Patios / Pool Decks

Benefits

Provides

  • 100% biodegradable
  • Eliminates the need to use harsh chemicals
  • Increases life of concrete equipment
  • Provides a safer work condition

Minimizes

  • No odor or smell
  • Not a skin irritant
  • Non-corrosive
  • Can be used straight or diluted

Reduces

  • No neutralizing required after application
  • Reduces labor costs
  • Safely etches and cleans concrete and masonry
  • Fast-acting formula

Eco-Etch 1001 Rises Above

Eco-Etch 1001 is an ultra safe, concentrated, etching solution that will create an effective profile or etch an interior or exterior concrete substrate without any harmful effects.

Auxiliary Information

  • Application

    Application

    1. Always test a small area before application to ensure desired ratio, etch time, coverage rates and to verify application technique.
    2. Before cleaning or etching, make sure the concrete is free of all oil, contaminants, grease, dirt and rust stains (will not clean grease, oil or rust spots.
    3. First wet the substrate with water. Apply using a low-pressure pump sprayer. Allow the solution to sit on the substrate for three (3) to ten (10) minutes. Flush throughly with clean water. You do not need to neutralize after using Eco-Etch 1001.

    Reconstitution

    Only mix with water. Mix solution slowly in an open-top plastic container. Stir gently. Ratio varies by desired use: for a lighter etch, two (2) parts water to one (1) part Eco-Etch 1001; for a medium etch, one (1) part water to one (1) part Eco-Ecth 1001 and for a heavier etch, full strength.

    Clean Up

    Clean equipment and tools with hot soapy water. Unused or old material may be disposed of in a waste disposal site in accordance with local, state and federal laws.

    Best Performance

    • Proper application is the responsibility of the user.
    • Make sure the most current versions of product data sheets and SDS are being used.
    • For professional use only. Keep out of reach of children.

    Precautions/Safety

    Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing, do not take internally. Use appropriate safety equipment during application and handling. Please refer to the safety data sheet (SDS) for additional precautionary instructions before use.

  • Benefits

    • Etches concrete - Cleans and gives porosity before sealing
    • Concentrated - One gallon makes up to three (3) gallons
    • 100% biodegradable - Safe, non-acid based cleaner
    • No odor - No smell, not a skin irritant, non-corrosive
    • No neutralizing required after etching
    • Fast-acting formula - Safely use on interior and exterior applications
    • Eliminates need to use harsh chemicals - Provides a safer work environment.
    • Increases the life of concrete equipment - Can be used to clean and remove light concrete build up from tools and equipment as well as mortar from bricks and tools.
    • Can be used straight or diluted with water