BRADLEY, Ill., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- An effective alternative to Methylene Chloride has been developed by Light Wave Stripping Inc. The Light Wave Stripper is a new, technologically advanced, infrared paint removal system that eliminates the use of chemicals altogether, and is better, faster, and safer than using methylene chloride. In the wake of major retailers, such as Lowe's Home Improvement Stores5, Sherwin Williams Paint Stores, and Home Depot2 removing Methylene Chloride based paint strippers from their shelves, there has never been a better time to cut stripping chemicals from your business and your life. Methylene Chloride is a known carcinogen4 that has been implicated in dozens of deaths6.
The Light Wave Stripper is a superior way to accomplish stripping paint off of wood. It is better, messy chemicals are eliminated and no neutralization is required afterwards. It is faster, taking only a 60 second treatment whether it is one layer or multiple layers of paint, including lead based paint. It is safer to use on lead paint because it works at low temperatures of 250-300 degrees F where no lead fumes or particles are released from the paint. Chemically assisted paint stripping has been shown to be ineffective on lead based paint8. In contrast, the Light Wave Stripper's method of paint removal is unaffected by lead content in paint. It is also less destructive to the wood since no harmful chemicals are penetrating into the wood causing it to fur up. There is no chemical mess to clean up. It leaves the wood clean, dry, and instantly ready for whatever the next step is.
The Light Wave Stripper is an industrial grade, heavy duty stripping module that was designed for the professional who needs to perform volume stripping. The restoration and renovation market, home improvement market, boating industry, and furniture refinishing can now benefit from this device. The Light Wave Stripper has flexibility, and can be customized to fit your stripping needs. It is available in various sizes and configurations for any workshop or field operation. Ranging in size from 15" to 58" long, it can be hand held or mounted on walls or ceilings, or attached to mobile or stationary workstations1.
The Light Wave Stripper was designed by the owner and founder of Restoration Works Inc., Gail Wallace, as a direct replacement for a Methylene Chloride dip tank or other application methods. Her company, Restoration Works Inc.7, has focused on being Green since opening their doors 35 years ago. Restoration Works Inc. recently won an award from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center3 for having demonstrated a commitment to environmental excellence through outstanding and innovative sustainability practices. This award recognizes all of the Green practices Restoration Works Inc. has developed, but especially their stripping method, The Light Wave Stripper.
For Gail Wallace and her company, the Light Wave Stripper is a direct upgrade in terms of cost savings, lead time, productivity, and producing a more sensitive stripping product that does no harm to the wood. "We feel this is truly the best stripping method out there. It provides many benefits to the end user, and my hope is that it will change the way stripping is done in America," said Gail. For more information, call 815-937-0556 or visit lightwavestripping.com.
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