Power of Foam

Power of Foam

Clean and Degrease with Power of Foam

  • WHAT IS POWER OF FOAM?

Power of Foam is a family of time-saving foam cleaning and degreasing formulations and foam equipment that make it easy to soften heavy buildup on your equipment, machinery, or vehicles with minimal effort.

  • WHAT IS DAKOTA WASH HD?

A user-friendly, non-toxic, biodegradable, and heavy-foaming cleaner and degreaser.  Dakota Wash HD is available in both Concentrate and Super Concentrate dependent upon application method. Avoid using on polished aluminum.  Dakota Wash HD can dull the polished appearance.

  • DO I NEED TO AVOID ANY SURFACES WHEN USING POWER OF FOAM AND DAKOTA WASH HD PRODUCTS?

Dakota Wash HD is NOT recommended on polished aluminum (it will dull the polished appearance).  Dakota Wash HD is formulated to soften buildup on all surfaces, including engine compartments, safely and effectively. It will not harm the coating, the surface, electrical connections, or hydraulic hoses when used as directed.

  • HOW LONG SHOULD I LET THE FOAM SIT ON THE SURFACE?

You should allow sufficient dwell time for the Dakota Wash HD foam to soften tough buildup on the surface. 1-2 minutes is all that is required for light buildup.  Depending on the severity, the process may need to be repeated.

  • SHOULD I BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE PERSONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF APPLYING DAKOTA WASH HD FOAM?

No, when applied as directed, the diluted, ag-powered Dakota Wash HD is user-friendly, biodegradable, and environmentally safe.

  • WILL IT FREEZE?

Yes, Dakota Wash HD Super Concentrate is water-based and will freeze. We recommend storing the Dakota Wash HD and Power of Foam equipment in above freezing temperatures.  For best results, apply the product in temperatures above 50deg F (10deg C).

Dakota Shine

Dakota Shine

Fix Faded Paint with Dakota Shine

  • WHAT IS DAKOTA SHINE?

Dakota Shine is a 2-Step process (Prep and Shine) and is a unique and patented product that will restore the color, luster, and value to faded and oxidized surfaces like paint, decals, plastics and more.

  • IS DAKOTA SHINE A CLEAR-COAT OR A WAX?

Absolutely not! Dakota Shine is BETTER than a clear-coat or wax and is designed to penetrate & absorb into the surface and restore the faded & oxidized pigments back to their original color.  Dakota Shine will not burn, flake or scratch off (unless it has been applied too thick).A simple test is to put a piece of scotch tape to the surface that you are going to apply Dakota Shine, apply Dakota Shine and remove tape.  If applied correctly, you should not be able to feel where the tape was.

  • WHAT SURFACES DOES DAKOTA SHINE WORK ON?

Dakota Shine can be used on any painted surface, decals, plastics, vinyl and some rubber components, as long as there is paint or color pigmentation still remaining within the surface/material.

  • WHAT COLORS DOES DAKOTA SHINE WORK ON?

Dakota Shine works on all colors except pure white. The pure white will turn to a cream/ivory white.

  • WHAT ABOUT DECALS?

Dakota Shine will revitalize the appearance of the machine decals to a LIKE-NEW appearance as it does to the machine surface.

  • CAN I TOUCH-UP (SPOT) PAINT AREAS BEFORE APPLYING DAKOTA SHINE?

Yes.  After you Prep the surface, you can spot paint the scratches or damaged spots using OEM paint.  Dakota Shine must be applied before the paint dries.

  • WHAT TEMPERATURE SHOULD DAKOTA SHINE BE APPLIED AT?

For best results, it is recommended that the temperature of the surface of the equipment be 70° F or above at the time of the application.

  • DO I NEED TO MASK ANYTHING OFF PRIOR TO APPLYING DAKOTA SHINE?

ONLY plexiglass.  Plexiglass must be masked off because lacquer thinner can damage the surface.  Dakota Shine can be applied on all other surfaces.  Over-spray can be removed with lacquer thinner and a cotton cloth on all surface EXCEPT plexiglass.  Dakota shine will not harm chrome cylinders, lights or gauges; no cleanup is necessary on these surfaces.

  • WILL DAKOTA SHINE RUN ALONG THE SURFACE?

Yes.  If Dakota Shine is applied like a paint (i.e. as a coating), it may run and will not provide the proper results.  Apply Dakota Shine in a THIN and EVEN spray pattern.

  • HOW LONG DOES THE RESTORED FINISH LAST?

The restored color and luster should last as long a the original surface did – in comparable environmental conditions.

  • DO I NEED ANY SPECIAL SKILLS TO APPLY DAKOTA SHINE?

Absolutely not!  All you need is some common-sense and the willingness to use a proven & exciting product.  The application is very simple!

  • CAN DAKOTA SHINE SHINE BE APPLIED IN A WEED OR HAND SPRAYER?

NO.  Do NOT apply Dakota Shine with a hand or weed sprayer.  Do NOT wipe product onto the surface.  Only apply Dakota Shine with a paint gun or directly from the aerosol can.

  • HOW MUCH SURFACE AREA CAN I COVER WITH DAKOTA SHINE?

Details on the approximate coverage area are outlined in the store under the product description. Any questions please don't hesitate to call our toll-free number listed above.

  • CAN DAKOTA SHINE BE APPLIED MORE THAN ONCE?

Yes. The process is designed to restore the original color, but the surface will begin fading and oxidizing naturally due to the sun. So, you could apply Dakota Shine as part of a yearly maintenance program to keep your surfaces looking like new, or just apply once.  Remember, that there must be good pigments remaining under the faded and oxidized pigments to complete our process, if the surface is completely oxidized through, then you must repaint.

  • SHOULD I WEAR A RESPIRATOR?

It is recommended.  If applying a large amount of Dakota Shine on a consistent basis, a respirator is necessary.  If applying a small amount of Dakota Shine, use your best judgment.

  • DOES DAKOTA SHINE HAVE TO BE APPLIED IN A PAINT BOOTH?

No. Dakota Shine needs to be applied in a controlled environment.  A wash bay, an isolated service bay or a paint booth could be utilized to apply Dakota Shine.  It could be Outside on a warm (65° – 85°F), calm day on an asphalt/concrete lot, but it is not recommended.

  • WHAT KIND OF RETURN ON INVESTMENT (ROI) CAN I EXPECT WITH DAKOTA SHINE?

Dakota Shine is a true value-added product, averaging 10% or higher within the auction industry.  When compared to purchasing directly from DAI, the margin is 30% to sales for end users.

  • WHAT IS THE SHELF-LIFE OF DAKOTA SHINE?

If the cap is kept tightly closed and the product is stored in a controlled environment, there is no shelf-life for Dakota Shine.

  • ARE THERE ANY DISPOSAL ISSUES WITH DAKOTA SHINE?

No. Any remaining Dakota Shine can be poured back into the container to be reused at a later date.

  • CAN DAKOTA SHINE BE SHIPPED BY AIR-FREIGHT?

No, the Dakota Shine product is considered hazardous due to the chemical make-up and the aerosol can of Dakota Shine cannot be shipped by air-freight.

  • IS DAKOTA SHINE CONSIDERED HAZARDOUS?

Technically, Yes.  Dakota Shine carries a “2” on the NFPA flammability rating but will burn like lamp oil.  So take precautions when using or shipping the product.

  • DOES DAKOTA SHINE HAVE TO BE MIXED?

No. Dakota Shine is a ready-to-use product, no mixing required.

  • ARE THERE ANY SAFETY ISSUES WITH DAKOTA SHINE?

Similar to automotive or OEM machinery paint, we would recommend that you wear a mask when applying Dakota Shine, especially if you are applying large amounts of Dakota Shine on a consistent basis.

  • WHAT DO YOU USE TO CLEAN THE PAINT GUN?

Lacquer Thinner.  Use a basic lacquer thinner to wash out the paint gun, and spray a small amount of lacquer thinner through the nozzle to remove any excess Dakota Shine in the ports.

Cement & Scale Remover

Concrete and Cement Remover

Remove Cement & Scale Buildup with Cement Remover

  • HOW DO I APPLY CEMENT REMOVER PRE-SOAK?

Cement Remover is an effective pre-soak used to soften and help remove the build-up of cement, slurry, lime, and scale and can be applied through a standard garden/weed sprayer.

  • IS CEMENT REMOVER PRE-SOAK SAFE-TO-USE ON ALL SURFACES? 

Yes, it is safe-to-use on most surfaces when used as directed.  It will not harm glass or paint.

  • IS CEMENT REMOVER USER-FRIENDLY?

Yes, Cement Remover HD is user-friendly, non-toxic, and biodegradable when used as directed.

Brite Plus MX & Silver Brite Plus MX

Brite Plus MX and Silver Brite Plus MX aluminum cleaner

Safely Clean Aluminum with Brite Plus MX & Silver Brite Plus MX

  • WHICH PRODUCT SHOULD I USE?

Silver Brite MX should be used to maintain new aluminum, polished aluminum, and stainless steel.
Brite Plus MX should be used to clean oxidized aluminum, yellowing painted aluminum and older aluminum trailers. WARNING! (Do not use Brite Plus MX on polished aluminum or stainless steel as it will have a dulling effect)

  • HOW MUCH PRODUCT WILL IT TAKE TO CLEAN MY TRAILER?

A 2.5 gallon container will clean, on average, a 20 ft trailer twice, depending on the severity of the trailer.

  • DO I NEED TO MIX THE PRODUCT BEFORE USE?

No, the product is ready-to-use.

  • HOW DO I APPLY?

Do NOT apply product through high-pressure washing equipment.

  1. Using a high-pressure washer clean as much heavy soils off the trailer as possible.
  2. Ensure surface is cool to the touch.
  3. Spray a small area to test
  4. Always apply aluminum cleaner bottom to top. Do not allow to dry on the surface of the trailer.
  5. For best results agitate with a soft brush.
  6. Rinse with high pressure; be sure to rinse thoroughly paying special attention to grooves, rails, tops.