ZEP Heavy-Duty Floor Stripper is Step 1 of the 4-Step Professional Floor Maintenance System. The formula can be used as a floor wax remover. ZEP Heavy-Duty Floor Stripper removes acrylic finishes from floors in preparation for waxing. The concentrated, high alkaline, low foam formula can be applied with a mop or scrubbing machine. This product is fast-acting and ammonia free.