The orange cleaners work great the only downside is they react to
a lot of investments in the casting process, I would have to
recommend against it if you require good castings from your
This is especially true of the phosphate bonded platinum
investments, and in my experience, includes also those orangy wax
cleaners which specifically state on their label, “will not
contaminate investment”. (yeah, right.).
but the cure is easy. Before investing, wash the wax with soap and
water, and rinse well. The orange cleaners are generally water
soluable, and the harmful residues will come off with just dish soap.