Maintaining Fresh Tergazyme Solutions

16 February 2017

Q. Directions for Tergazyme say to make "fresh". What exactly does that mean (daily, weekly, ...)? And after making the solution from concentrated powder, how long does it stay good for? A. Powdered Tergazyme is stable for 2 years from the date of manufacture when...

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Removing Silicone Oil from Polyimide Surfaces

15 February 2017

Q. How do you remove silicone oil from polyimide surfaces during a lamination process (polyimide bonded to Inconel metal foils)? The oil is only contacting the polyimide. What can be used to clean this polyimide surface that will leave behind no residue?

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Cleaning Iron Residue in Lab Glassware (Fe+2 and Fe+3)

07 February 2017

Q. Please provide advice on cleaning iron residues, Fe+2 and Fe+3, in lab glassware. We need to clean down to sub ppm levels. A. The best iron salt removing detergent for manual cleaning of lab glassware is Citranox®. Citranox is a mild acid, high chelating detergent for high performance removal of...

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Cleaning Veterinary Equipment

06 February 2017

Q. What do you recommend for cleaning veterinary equipment? Our insemination equipment needs to be free of all interfering residues. A. Manual cleaning with Liquinox® will provide a clean, residue-free surface prior to sterilization for this sensitive equipment. All of our recommended veterinary detergents are also used in the human healthcare industry.

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All About Rinse Aids

26 January 2017

There are basically three kinds of rinse aids: Hydrophobic rinse aids that leave behind a residue, surfactants that wet surfaces and allow rinse water to sheet off a surface without leaving behind droplets, and acid rinses that dissolve insoluble alkaline salt residues.

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Join us in Anaheim for MD&M West 2017

25 January 2017

Visit Alconox, Inc. at MD&M West in Anaheim, CA, February 7-9, 2017. Stop by booth #1260 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.

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Diamond Jewelry

Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner

20 January 2017

What cleaner is recommended for cleaning jewelry? Needless to say, jewelry looks its best when it is clean and can sparkle with its full intended brilliance. Jewelry cleaning occurs during manufacturing, prior to display in retail settings, and at home by consumers who want the best from their jewelry.

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What is an Inhibitory Residue Test?

16 January 2017

Q. What is an inhibitory residue test? A. The inhibitory residue test is a test of suitability of glassware for microbiology testing.

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Remove Algae from Chiller System

13 January 2017

Q. What is best product to remove algae from water chiller system? A. It's important to prevent deposits and clogs and maintain your chiller tubes according to the manufacturer’s directions. This will help them operate reliably and efficiently. To remove organic material and accomplish descaling, we recommend an acidic cleaner.

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Cleaning a V Blender

09 January 2017

Q. How would you clean a 3 cu ft V blender? A: I recommend using a 0.5% Solujet® solution of 12 L to clean the 3 cu ft V blender followed by 2 rinses and then a 3rd sampling rinse. You may wish

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