HMK® R161 Porcelain Tile Cleaner


SKU: HMK-R161 Category:


Polished, Honed & Textured Surfaces – Alkaline Base


An alkaline base cleaner for polished, honed and textured interior or exterior porcelain tile. HMK® R161 removes construction dirt, wax finishes, soot, grease and oil. Recommended for initial cleaning prior to impregnation with HMK® S43 Porcelain Tile Impregnator and for periodic maintenance. HMK¨ R161 should not be used on other surfaces. Avoid contact with metal since fumes will cause etching.

Note: For removal of cement/grout residue, use HMK® R63 Concrete Film Remover.


Protect all adjacent surfaces. Use tape or plastic drape. Thoroughly wet area to be cleaned first to avoid bleaching. This step is mandatory. Apply full strength or diluted 1:3 – 1:5, depending on situation. Let R161 act on the surface for a short time. Keep surface wet. Scrub with a white/tan polyester pad, hard bristle brush or sponge and rinse twice immediately. First rinse should be a flood rinse. The use of a floor machine and a wet-vac will help speed up the process and improve the overall outcome.


110-220 sqft., 10-20 square metersat full strength, 330-550 sqft., 30-50 square meters per 1 liter (34 oz.) container diluted.


Contains Sodium Hydroxide. Corrosive. Avoid eye/skin contact. If exposed, wash/flush with water. Keep out of reach of children. See Material Safety Data Sheet.


1/2 liter cans (17 oz.) 20 per case, 1 liter cans (34 oz.) 12 per case, 5 liter cans (5.68 qts.) 4 per case, 10 liter cans (11.36 qts.) 2 per case.


Store in cool place. Keep lid tightly closed.


Always test product in an inconspicuous area to determine suitability, dilution rate, acting time and performance.


Limitation of liability: The liability of HMK® for defective products and any claims for damages whatsoever is limited to the purchase price of the products. HMK® shall not be liable for any consequential damages. No other warranty or representation is made or implied.

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 4 × 6 in