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White Sur-Prep 3160 Aerosol With A Black Lid and Zip-Chem Airplane Logo


Sur-Prep® 3160 is a hydrocarbon solvent blend that works on both oil and oil-bonded contaminants.

Sur-Prep® 3160 is used for preparing critical surface areas prior to painting or bonding.

Sur-Prep® 3160 helps coatings and sealants adhere to aircraft substrates by efficiently solvating a broad range of contaminants from the substrate surface.

Application of Product

Apply product to the surface to be cleaned.

Wipe dry with a rag.

Aerosol application is available.

The Sur-Prep® 3160 aerosol can be used in conjunction with the Formit® extensions to provide targeted spray to areas that may be difficult to reach but need to be cleaned. Please refer to our Formit® technical data sheet for more information.


  • Fast Drying
  • Broad Solvency Range


Sur-Prep® 3160 can be used as a replacement for PD-680.

Sur-Prep® 3160 meets the following specifications:

Physical Properties

  • Saybolt Color: 30 Minimum
  • Flash Point: 142°F Minimum
  • Density (lbs/gal): 6.5
  • Boiling Range: 360-400°F
  • Copper Strip Corrosion (ASTM D130): Pass
  • API Gravity: 46-52
  • KB Value: 29 Minimum
  • Aromatics by Volume: Less than 3%
  • Surface Tension (Dynes/cm): 22


Aerosol (010938)

Gallons (008578)

5 Gallon Pail (008579)

55 Gallon Drum (008580)

Canister of Towelettes (100026)

Case of 100 Individual Towelettes (011844)

Special packaging upon request

Download technical data sheet of Sur-Prep® 3160 by clicking on the TDS button below

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