Join us in Vegas for COSMOPROF 2017

27 June 2017

Visit Alconox, Inc. at COSMOPROF North America, July 9-11, 2017. When you’re at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, stop by booth #22203 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples. Alconox, Inc. cosmetic cleaners make short work of titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, silicone and other hard-to-clean residues. Our […]

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Why “No Phosphates” for Medical Instrument Cleaning?

14 June 2017

Q: Why do some medical instrument makers caution against cleaning with phosphate cleaners? A: This derives from fear of Tri Sodium Phoshpate (TSP) cleaners that can have a pH of 12 in a 1% solution, which OSHA, for example, would define as corrosive, meaning...

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Join us in NYC for MD&M East 2017

09 June 2017

Visit Alconox, Inc. at MD&M East in NYC, June 13-17, 2017. Stop by booth #1056 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.

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Taps and Pumps for 55 Gallon Detergent Drum

08 June 2017

We are interested in purchasing a 55 gallon drum of Liquinox®, but first need to know the threaded cap dimension of the drum to choose our tap and pump mechanism. Do you have a tap available for this cap? A: There are two openings on the 55 gallon drum...

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Removing Cutting Oil, Linoleic Acid from Parts

05 June 2017

Q: Some metalwork pieces have a residue of linoleic acid (traced back to the cutting oil) that remains after ultrasonic cleaning with Alconox® detergent. Will Alconox® will fully dissolve linoleic acid? Can you recommend a cleaning process to ensure complete removal of all linoleic acid residue from our parts? A: Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner will not dissolve, but will emulsify, the linoleic acid on your machined parts. In order to get a linoleic-acid-free clean, increase

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Degassing Ultrasonic Cleaning Solution

31 May 2017

Q. How would we determine appropriate degassing time for solution with ultrasonic cleaner? We are cleaning with distilled water with Alconox® detergent. A. Degassing time varies with amount of dissolved carbon dioxide, which can vary. In general...

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Cleaning Glass Between Salt Tests

25 May 2017

Q. What do you recommend for cleaning glass equipment between salt tests? We are removing inorganic salt residue. A. There are many kinds of salt tests, such as corrosion, resistance, conductivity or solubility. When removing inorganic salt residue from a glass substrate, such as sodium chloride, calcium chloride, calcium carbonate or magnesium carbonate, we recommend...

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How Long for Residue Free Ultrasonic Cleaning?

23 May 2017

Q. How to determine appropriate cleaning time to clean parts with ultrasonic cleaner? A. Observations and cleaning trials are the best way to determine appropriate cleaning time. Many people use 10 minutes as a cleaning time. For difficult residues...

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Adequate Alconox Detergent Cleaning Past Shelf Life?

15 May 2017

We need to determine whether or not our 1-year-expired Alconox powdered cleaner performed adequately on the product we produced. We keep our Alconox detergent closed in its original carton in a humidity controlled environment at about...

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Alconox, Inc. at cPhi North America

11 May 2017

Join us in Philadelphia on May 16-18, 2017 for cPhi North America to mix with the world of Pharma products, people & solutions. Come visit our booth #1319 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.

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