Cleaning Automotive Pressure Sensors

26 January 2015

Q. We make automotive pressure transducers. These are Stainless Steel automotive pressure sensors with baked on carbon and combustion deposits. Do you have a detergent recommendation?

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Aluminum Plate Cleaning

Cleaning Aluminum: Parts Change Color

26 January 2015

Q. What temperature should we be running for aluminum parts so they don't change color? A. Aluminum changing color during cleaning is often due to galvanic reactions with other metals that may be present in the solution. Learn More.

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Citrajet, acid rinse aid

Citrajet as an Alternative to Deconex 26 PLUS

24 January 2015

Q. Our current cleaner is no longer available. We need a suitable replacement for Deconex 26 PLUS. This was specified by Inst. Mfgr. with no alternatives.

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Pharmaceutical Cleaning: Packaging Production Equipment

21 January 2015

Q. I am planning to use Luminox Low foaming, neutral pH detergent, to clean pharmaceutical packaging production equipment (automated filling machines, liquid blenders, etc.) , but I am not sure that it is certified for pharmaceutical industry and can be used industry leaders.

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Silicon Oil

Laboratory Cleaning: Oil Samples

20 January 2015

Q. We work with oil samples so it is necesary to get a good cleaner for this kind of material. A. For manual cleaning of glass and metal sampling equipment and labware, use a warm or hot 1% Liquinox solution (10 mL/L or 1.25 oz/gal) followed by a thorough warm or hot rinse. Learn More.

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Cleaning Magnets

19 January 2015

Q. We machine magnets. We currently do not have a cleaner and are looking for one to clean our magnet material without leaving a residue or damaging the magnet itself. A. Magnets are often made of iron materials that are prone to rusting or corrosion. When cleaning magnets, use an ambient temperature 1% Alconox solution (10 g/L or 1.25 oz/gal). Clean by soak, manual scrub or ultrasonic methods. Rinse thoroughly and rapidly with ambient temperature water. It is very critical ... Read More.

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A Replacement for RoboScrub

16 January 2015

RoboScrub® cleaner is a private label product manufactured by Alconox Inc. for Tecan US. This product is discontinued by Tecan US (p/n: 30055105). Liquinox™ Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent was bottled and labeled as RoboScrub for Tecan US. As such, the identical replacement for RoboScrub cleaner is Liquinox detergent.

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Lab Glassware

Cleaning liver residue off of glassware wells

16 January 2015

Q. How do I clean liver residues on glassware wells? A. Cleaning glassware wells with liver residues, rich in proteins that can cross-link, can be very difficult. To clean liver residues, we recommend you soak the glassware wells in a warm (110-130 deg F maximum) 1% Tergazyme solution (10 g/L or 1.25 oz/gal). Rinse thoroughly. Try to minimize... Read More.

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Cleaning glass photovoltaic substrates

15 January 2015

Q. How do I clean glass photovoltaic substrates with and without transparent conductive oxide contact films? A. Glass sheets used as substrates for solar or photovoltaic panels can be cleaned in large inline glass washers using Detojet detergent. Use a 1% concentration ... Click to learn more.

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Detergent 8 vs. Alconox

14 January 2015

Q. What are some differences between using Alconox or using Detergent 8 to remove oily residues from stainless steel? A. Detergent 8 is slightly better at removing oily organic residues, natural ester oils and rosins. However, Alconox is better on particulates and inorganic residues than Detergent 8. Alconox is also effective on ...

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