Solvent X55 Shellite

Shellite cleaner is a clear flammable liquid hydrocarbon. Shellite evaporates quickly leaving little to no residue behind. Shellite is also known as Solvent X55. The flashpoint of is <0°C making it highly flammable, with a boiling range of 50-135°C. The product is characterised as fast drying, low residue as a contact cleaner, and is a relatively weak solvent so it will be unlikely to affect the surface of most materials.

Shellite bunnings work very much the same to the Sydney Solvents Shellite.

Shellite Uses

Shellite refers to the fluid suitable for cleaning discs and drum brakes and as all-purpose type degreaser. It removes brake fluid, oils, brake wear deposits and other contaminants that are found within such as linings, pads, cylinders and springs. Our Shellite dries fast, leaving very little residue behind and can be applied easily. Shellite is also commonly used as lighter fuel for shellite stoves, torches, and lanterns. 

If you need assistance with choosing Shellite or finding a product that suits you, please do not hesitate to ask as we are happy to help.