NF Grade
Superior Cleaning

NF Grade is a glass-filled, high performance Mechanical purging compound especially formulated to remove carbon and other stubborn deposits. NF Grade is suited for difficult color and material changes for thermoplastic injection molding and extrusion machines.

Processing Temperature Range:

180°C-330°C (355°F-625°F)*


    • Strong scrubbing purge with glass sphere technology
    • NF Grade effectively removes carbon & color contamination. 
    • Purges most commodity and engineering resins.
    • NF Grade easily purges most production resins across a wide processing temperature range.


    • High Performance
    • Glass-filled for aggressive cleaning
    • Styrenic-based mechanical purge
    • Great for assisting with screw pulls
    • Ideal for purging clear resins
    • Suitable for difficult color & material changes
    • No chemical reaction
    • No soak time required


    Usage Information

    Temperature Range 180°C to 330°C (355°F to 625°F)*
    Minimum Clearance Please speak to Technical Sales Representative for further information on hot runner gate and extrusion die clearances.
    Amount of Purge Typically 1-2 system capacities (actual amount depends on degree of contamination)
    Applications Injection Molding
    Extrusion - profile, sheet, cast film & compounding
    Types of Resin Most commodity and engineering grade resins within the processing temperature range


    • No soak time is required for an effective purge.
    • For maximum performance, Asaclean® NF Grade should not be diluted with other materials.
    • Asaclean® NF Grade grade works best with maximum agitation. Use the maximum safe screw speed with maximum safe back pressure, while keeping the screw in the forward position.


    Physical Form Solid
    Shape Pellets
    Color Milky white - light yellow
    Water Solubility Insoluble
    Other Solvent Solubility Soluble in methyl ethyl ketone, cyclohexanone, etc. (except for inorganic content)
    Stability Stable under normal temperatures
    Reactivity Non-reactive under normal handling and storage conditions
    Conditions to Avoid Do not exceed recommended temperature range.
    Do not allow Asaclean® NF grade to reside in barrel for ANY period of time at ANY temperature.


    Specific Gravity 1.17 at 23°C (73°F)
    Softening Point 130°C (266°F)
    Flashpoint 380°C (716°F)
    Autoignition Temp 490°C (914°F)

    Packaging Options

    • 55 lb. boxes
    • 250 lb. poly-bags (pictured)
    • 1,300 lb. gaylords

    Please Note: The above data should be used for reference only.
    *If processing between 330°C to 360°C (625°F to 680°F), local ventilation is required.

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