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  1. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    So it appears that you put a surfactant into the mix with hypo ...any suggestions?
     
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  2. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Baby shampoo
     
  3. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    ok not expecting that one !
     
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    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Chuff me look what baby shampoo does
     
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    Why would you put that in hypo?
     
  6. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Cos eviestevie told me to
     
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    A surfactant in your hypo mix makes it stick to the surface better. So for instance on a roof, it keeps more of the mix in contact with the tiles instead of running straight off. Be careful though of what you add to hypo, you don't want to cause a chemical reaction.

    Paul
     
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    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    I just used dairy detergent from same place I get hypo
    It thickens it up and foams too
    I think that anything acidic would react with hypo ?? Anyway did another nice house wash today
    Must get back on Windows now
     
  9. AGlassAct

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    Mixing hypo with an acid would cause a nasty reaction, the likelihood of this happening in an undiluted form probably wouldn't occur in normal use but a toxic chlorine gas cloud shouldn't be on anyone's list of things to try. We store hypo and hydrochloric acid in the same building where I work and we have to follow strict fire precautions and separation guidelines.
    Any other 'additives' that people use?


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  10. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    I wasn't suggesting acid as an additive - I said it would react meaning it would make some bad ass ****
     
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