Hotsy pressure washer detergents are available for a wide variety of applications. Hotsy soap is designed to speed cleaning!


Hotsy offers a complete line of biodegradable pressure washer detergents at cost-effective prices. Each is specially formulated for use with hot water pressure washers and cold water pressure washers. We find that many people are using far more pressure washer soap than they need to clean even the dirtiest jobs. Are you using too much? Your local Hotsy dealer can quickly show you ways to save time and money.

High-quality pressure washer detergent extends the life of your equipment With advanced-formula Hotsy Continuous Clean (HCC) additives, you’ll feel confident knowing that your power washer soap is working to prevent hard water and soap build-up, and fight corrosion in your equipment. HCC also contains rust and corrosion inhibitors to protect the metal surfaces being washed.

No matter what you need to clean, and no matter what your budget, you’ll find a Hotsy detergent that suits you. Available in a wide variety of quantities (from five-gallon pails to 55-gallon drums, and even Bulk Packs with up to 200 gallons of on-site storage), Hotsy gives you a variety of pressure washer and parts washer detergents to suit your cleaning needs and ease your budget. Our detergents are only sold through our exclusive dealer network —so contact your local Hotsy expert today!

What are you cleaning? We have a soap for every application.

What are you Cleaning? Hotsy detergents are designed for specific applications.

Ever spend valuable time cleaning with your pressure washer, only to find it’s not removing grime as quickly or efficiently as you would like? One reason may be the detergent (or lack of) that you’re using. For example, if you’re cleaning a commercial truck with a pressure washer, you need a detergent that will remove road film and diesel smoke. Some regular pressure washer soaps may not have the needed components to cut through and remove road film, meaning you’ll spend more time with less than spectacular results.

Hotsy detergents are developed with specific cleaning applications in mind, so that each has a recommended use. We’ve divided them into convenient categories, so you’ll find what you need quickly.

Hotsy Detergents: All Purpose Detergents

Hotsy All Purpose Detergents are chosen because of their ability to clean effectively in a number of different applications. Industrial-strength, these all-purpose detergents are concentrated to go a long way, and include the following products.

Blue Thunder
A popular vehicle cleaner for removing exhaust deposits, road film and bug residue. Excellent for older vehicles with faded finishes; helps restore oxidized paint surfaces of all types. Great for house washing. Works well in cold water.

dirty-dozenThis highly concentrated detergent is extremely popular and effective for tackling crude oil and caked-on buildup of fifth-wheel grease . . . yet it’s gentle enough for fine finishes on cars and to use for general cleaning purposes. Helps restore all types of oxidized paint surfaces.

Product 31
Here’s an all-purpose vehicle cleaner designed for a wide range of applications. Use it on over-the-road tractors and trailers, truck fleets, and cars. Powerful yet gentle cleaners attack road film and dirt while protecting painted surfaces. Helps restore all types of oxidized paint surfaces.

Super XL
An all-purpose detergent popular in agriculture, construction, transportation and food industries. It’s safe on all surfaces, easy to use, low-foaming and free rinsing.

Super X
This concentrated powder form of Super XL is popular in the agriculture, construction, transportation and food industries. Safe on all surfaces, it’s easy to use, low foaming and free rinsing.

dirty-dozenVerde is a unique blend of environmentally preferred chemicals that provide great cleaning capabilities in all water conditions and all water temperatures. Superior foaming and cleaning action that rinses away fast and completely, providing great results while saving money and our environment.

Hotsy Detergents: Transportation & Vehicle Cleaners

Hotsy Transportation Detergents are specially formulated for use on cars, trucks, and heavy equipment of all types. Industrial-strength, Hotsy transportation and vehicle detergents are concentrated, biodegradable, and are formulated to use with either a hot or cold-water pressure washer.

Aero One
Approved for aircraft use, this non-toxic compound has met rigorous standards set by Naval Air Development Command; Lockheed (Aerospace Specification AMS-1526); The Boeing Company and McDonnell-Douglas. High concentrations of corrosion inhibitors fight effects of salt, air pollution and acid rain.

A highly concentrated detergent for tackling engine degreasing, parts cleaning, hard-to-clean vehicles, road film, carbon smoke trails, even food and grease build-up — in both hot and cold water. It is great on polished aluminum.

Envy Super Concentrate is an ultra concentrated vehicle wash detergent that can be diluted to extremely high ratios without watering down performance. This product is designed to be diluted to 1:700 for light-duty cleaning and 500-700 for medium-duty cleaning. Envy will significantly reduce the number of buckets that you have to store, change and dispose of.

Fleet Wash
Extremely effective for cleaning stainless steel, aluminum, glass and painted surfaces on cars, trucks, RV’s, buses, trailers, mobile homes, tractors etc. It’s also a perfect pre-spray for cleaning engines, whitewall tires, vinyl and metal tops. Helps restore all types of oxidized paint surfaces.

Hotsy Red
A concentrated powder with outstanding cleaning at a low cost. Ideal for heavy duty, automatic and manual vehicle washing applications.

Truckers and fleet maintenance specialists swear by this heavy-duty detergent. It makes diesel smoke stains, road film and gummy grease residue disappear. It’s equally effective on floors, walls and windows. Use this powerful cleaner where other detergents and chemicals fail.

Panel Wash
A highly effective, economical detergent designed for the truck and transportation industry. It contains a small amount of caustic and is effective as a “pre-spray” to attack the final layer of soil that other products might not penetrate. Great for cutting through road film build-up on over-the-road vehicles.

Power Shine
A highly concentrated vehicle cleaner that produces rich suds to increase dwell time and cleaning action. Power-Shine is safe to use on polished aluminum and is excellent against road film and oxidized paint. It is a good cold water cleaner that works well in hard water and leaves shine.

Transport Vehicle Wash
dirty-dozenAn economical liquid detergent that cleans stainless steel, aluminum, glass and painted surfaces such as cars, trucks, buses, RV’s, trailers, mobile homes, tractors, etc. Use as a pre-spray for cleaning engines, whitewall tires, vinyl and metal tops.

Hotsy Detergents: Specialty Transportation Cleaners

Hotsy Specialty Transportation cleaners are designed for more specific cleaning applications for the transportation industry. Examples are aluminum brighteners and other products to produce attractive finishes, and keep dirt from adhering on surfaces. Highly concentrated, Hotsy specialty cleaners are available only through our network of Hotsy dealers. They will be happy to match your cleaning requirement to the proper detergent product.

400 Wax
Added to a final rinse, this long-lasting, liquid wax creates a durable finish that improves a vehicle’s appearance and keeps dirt from adhering to the surface. It gives added protection against salt, air pollution and acid rain. With a dilution ration of 2000 to 1, this is a highly economical wax.

Advanced Formula Aluminum Brightener
dirty-dozenAn extra-strength, acid-based, aluminum cleaner and brightener designed for non-polished aluminum tanks and trailers, alumuninum wheels and for preparing aluminum for painting. This easy-to-apply formula restores aluminum and makes it look like new injust one application. Advanced Formula Aluminum Brightener is formulated with Ammonium Bifluoride, not Hydrofluoric Acid, so it is safer to use and fumes less. Do NOT use on glass, polished aluminum or anodized aluminum. Hightly effective in removing grease, oils, baked-on carbon and diesel smoke.

Carbon-Ate Plus
A special wax is added to Carbon-ate Plus to provide a durable, attractive finish that keeps dirt from adhering to surfaces and protects them against salt, air pollution and acid rain. Easy to rinse and it reduces water spotting. It works great on polished aluminum. Soap Strength: Medium

Hotsy “99”
A highly concentrated formulation of non-fuming inhibited phosphoric acid and surfactants that remove concrete, welding smut, hard-water scale, rust, mortar, and diesel smoke. It is ideal for cleaning and descaling concrete trucks, metal surfaces, equipment, bricks and glass. DO NOT USE on polished aluminum.

Hotsy Polished Aluminum & Stainless Steel Cleaner
This non-etching specialty cleaner contains a concentrated blend of surfactants and glycol ethers to quickly penetrate and remove dirt, grease, oil, road film, diesel smoke and welding smut.

Power-Shine Plus
A special wax is added to provide a durable, attractive finish that keeps dirt from adhering to surfaces and protects them against salt, air pollution and acid rain. Helps restore oxidized paint surfaces of all types. Easy to rinse; reduced water spotting.

Rinse Aid
With a dilution ratio of 5000 to 1, this is an extremely economical additive for rinse cycles. Hotsy Rinse Aid prevents spotting on vehicles.

Ripper II
This popular extra heavy-duty detergent is caustic-based for really tough cleaning jobs such as heavy equipment and off-road machinery. Extra cleaning action attacks hydraulic-oil stains and is particularly effective on heavy deposits of dirt and grease. DO NOT USE on aluminum, galvanized metal, fine painted surfaces or magnesium. Contains Sodium Hydroxide.

Salt Lick
dirty-dozenSalt Lick is a combination detergent that removes heavy soil as well as damaging salt residue. This unique formula breaks down the crystaline structure of ice melt products and prevents it from crystalizing back on the surface so it can be easily rinsed away with the rest of the dirt. Works well on construction equipment as well as cars.

Hotsy Detergents: Degreasers

Hotsy Degreasers are popular for removing cake-on grease and grime from a variety of surfaces, including restaurants, floors, automotive shops, and more. Degreasers are highly concentrated and designed to work with a pressure washer. Hotsy degreasing detergents consist of:

Hotsy Brown
dirty-dozenThis versatile, extra-strong detergent is caustic based for fast and thorough cleaning. Hotsy Brown is a non-butyl product that is particularly effective on carbon-based deposits such as road film and exhaust stains, as well as dirt and grease. Not recommended for use on fine finishes, aluminum, galvanized metal or magnesium.

Hotsy Orange
This versatile, highly concentrated detergent is a non-caustic, surfactant-based product for safe, fast and thorough cleaning. Hotsy Orange has an in-use pH below 10.5 and is particularly effective in oil and gas drilling applications where oil- or water-based drilling fluids (mud) need to be cleaned. Hotsy Orange is also effective on carbon-based deposits such as road film and exhaust stains, as well as dirt and grease. Safe for most finishes.

Ripper I
dirty-dozenA highly concentrated, non-caustic cleaner for heavy equipment and trucks. This fast-acting cleaner is especially effective on off-road and grease-clogged equipment and great on hard-to-remove road film on tractor/trailers. Safe to use indoors and on all painted surfaces. Excellent for cleaning shop floors and walls where inside cleaning is necessary.

Ripper II
This popular extra heavy-duty detergent is caustic-based for really tough cleaning jobs such as heavy equipment and off-road machinery. Extra cleaning action attacks hydraulic-oil stains and is particularly effective on heavy deposits of dirt and grease. DO NOT USE on aluminum, galvanized metal, fine painted surfaces or magnesium. Contains Sodium Hydroxide.

Hotsy Detergents: Specialty Cleaners

Hotsy Specialty Detergents cover a wide assortment of needs – from paint stripping to recycle systems to coil conditioners. Depending on what you’re cleaning, there’s bound to be a specialty product in the Hotsy product line. Following is a brief description of Hotsy’s specialty detergents. Contact your local Hotsy dealer to learn if the product is best for your particular needs.

Cleaner / Phosphatizer No. 2
A complete and economical detergent and phosphatizing system for one-step cleaning and phosphatizing of iron and steel parts. Hotsy Cleaner / Phosphatizer No. 2 can be used at temperatures ranging from 120°F to 180°F. Equally effective in spray, dip and wipe-on applications. A quality product with 20 years of successful history in the industry.

Citrus Clean
dirty-dozenThis citrus-based detergent additive increases any detergent’s cleaning and degreasing power and is a great degreaser in its own right, plus it also enhances rinsing. Citrus Clean contains d-limonene, which is a great “natural” degreaser.

Coil Conditioner
A special conditioner for removing hard water deposits and scale from the internal surface of heating coils.

dirty-dozenCon-B-Gone is a very fast acting, spray-on product that softens green (under 21 days) concrete from tools, equipment and trucks. The foaming formula allows it to be applied over large areas very quickly, saving labor, time and product. After allowing the product to soak, the softened concrete will rinse away with a hot or cold water pressure washer. Will not harm painted surfaces, chrome, aluminum, stainless steel or hydraulic cylinders.

This phosphate-free detergent is excellent for communities where phosphates are prohibited from entering municipal wastewater treatment facilities. It’s safe for all kinds of cleaning, yet has the cleaning power of highly concentrated degreasers. Non-corrosive, so it is great on polished aluminum.

Enviro Gard 2
A quick-release detergent formulated for use with filtration-type or gray water recycle systems. This phosphate-free, biodegradable liquid detergent releases oils and greases rapidly for maximum oil-water separation. Low percent active ingredients reduce solids build-up, allowing more cycles between discharge.

Fat Cap Graffiti Remover – Brick, Masonry and Concrete Cleaner
dirty-dozenAn easy-to-use liquid graffiti remover designed for use on exterior brick, masonry and concrete surfaces. Deep penetrating and fast acting for effective and thoroughly loosening of spray paint graffiti and easy removal of the graffiti from the surface being treated.

Liquid Foamer
When combined with most detergents, it creates mountains of suds and increases dwell time to loosen dirt, grease and oil. Also can be used with foam generators and revolving brushes.

Ripper III
This heavy-duty degreaser will strip paint and powder coated surfaces. Also great for cleaning hood and vents at restaurants. DO NOT USE on aluminum, magnesium, galvanized metal or fine painted surfaces. Contains Potassium Hydroxide.

Tubmate General Purpose
dirty-dozenOur heavy-duty automatic parts washer detergent is a phosphate-free, biodegradable, super-concentrated liquid that works great with automatic detergent injectors. Quick oil release and solvent free. Heavy duty rust and corrosion inhibitor package protects against flash rusting; defoamers reduce foam in your aqueous parts washer.

Hotsy Detergents: Institution and Food Preparation

Among Hotsy’s wide variety of cleaning detergents are a select few designed exclusively for use in food preparation, food manufacturing and institutional cleaning. Containing additives that are highly effective against baked on carbon, grease and oils, you’ll find Hotsy detergents to be easy to use with a pressure washer, and cost affordable. Speak to your local Hotsy dealer to determine which detergent is ideal for your needs.

dirty-dozenA special emulsifying formula with high-powered bleach for food processing plants. Excellent on tough odors, stains, dirt, oils and fats left behind on equipment, floors, and walls. Chlorinated for extra punch, it’s also great for cleaning mold and mildew from houses, fences, decks, etc.

Miracle Wizz
An unsurpassed liquid for removing baked-on carbon found in food preparation, bakeries, restaurants, food processing plants etc. It is also great for engine degreasing and graffiti removal.


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