Low Foaming Piping Pretreatment and System Cleaner

AQUAGUARD FC3 is a concentrated liquid cleaner and degreaser, specially formulated for use in new and existing heating and cooling systems. AQUAGUARD FC3 is the ideal product for the removal of oils, greases, construction fouling, metal cuttings and debris from within these systems.

AQUAGUARD FC3 utilizes a unique combination of high performance low foaming surfactants. This formulation provides unsurpassed cleaning capabilities without the negative effects of foam, allowing the user to move away from harsh caustic cleaners.

AQUAGUARD FC3 is formulated with the end user in mind with regard to safe handling practice, low odor, low foam and rinse-ability without the need of anti-foam. Compared to traditional cleaners, AQUAGUARD FC3 is easier to use, requires less time to clean and flush and less fresh water to rinse resulting in reduced costs due to significant water and time savings.

AQUAGUARD FC3 is suitable for use as a Boiler-Out Pretreatment in hot or ambient systems and can be used to ‘boiler out’ steam boilers.


  • Next Generation Formulation, non-corrosive to metal and painted surfaces.
  • Extremely low foaming.
  • Free-rinsing – easily rinsed and flushed from systems leaving no residue.
  • Formulated with water hardness sequestrants to perform in hard or soft water.
  • When used as directed, compatible with a variety of metals including copper, brass, steel (black pipe) and galvanized, aluminum, stainless steel.
  • Non-toxic, non-flammable, non-caustic and non-acidic.


AQUAGUARD FC3 can be used to clean a wide variety of new construction, retro-fit or existing systems including boilers, chillers, cooling towers, hydronic, chilled and glycol loops, remote sumps, and heat exchangers. It is also a highly effective product for boiler-out pretreatment of hot or ambient systems.

AQUAGUARD FC3 is compatible with all types of metals, seals, gaskets and epoxy liners found in today’s building components.

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