Removing Capsaicin Residue

18 February 2020

Q: We have capsaicin residue we are encountering.  If it is proving challenging to remove, and irritating to our technicians.  Please help! A:  We can attack via emulsification or oxidation.  If you are indeed looking to clean manually, the powerful emulsification capability of Detonox® Ultimate Precision Cleaner detergent, along with warm to hot temperatures, will help. 

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Join Us at MD&M West 2020

10 February 2020

Visit Alconox Inc. at MD&M West 2020, at the Anaheim Convention Center, February 11-13.  Stop by Booth 2286 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples. Our critical cleaning detergents remove an array of soils while leaving no interfering residues in applications for medical device reprocessing, medical […]

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Removing Polyurethane Glue From Stainless Steel Bolts

10 February 2020

Q: We are having trouble removing polyurethane glue from stainless steel bolts. A: Adherent residues can be tough.  And clearly glue is adherent, per design.  For this application we want to increase temperature to expedite the cleaning effort as much as possible, and soften the glue.  We also want to up the concentration to ensure having sufficient detergent capacity. 

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Cosmetics Cleaning: Removing Deodorant From Stainless Tanks

03 February 2020

Q: How can we clean residual deodorant from our stainless steel tanks? It is proving very difficult. It is largely AlCl3. A: Deodorant, designed to stay in place for obvious reasons, can be quite adherent on processing equipment. If it stays on skin for extended periods, which is designed to avoid residues, imagine what it does to stainless steel!

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About Alconox Inc.: Over 70 Years of Critical Cleaning

27 January 2020

About Alconox Inc.: We manufacture and sell critical cleaning products and nothing else. It is our mission to meet the global critical cleaning needs of scientists and engineers by supplying American-made, high-quality detergents with expert technical support. We strand at the ready for any critical cleaning challenge -- any surface, any cleaning mechanism and any residue combination. 

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Laboratory Cleaning: Alcojet Detergent not Dissolving in Washer

21 January 2020

Q. Alcojet is not dispensing/dissolving in my lab washer. Do you know why this would happen?  A. When this happens to clients, the most common cause is putting Alcojet into a wet dispenser cup. The caking effect is made worse if the Alcojet does not immediately dispense before running the washer. This causes the wet Alcojet to sit in the wet detergent dispenser cup, cake up solidly and form a cement. When the wash cycle finally pops the dispenser door, the detergent will not dissolve.  

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Pharmaceutical Cleaning Innovation: American Pharmaceutical Review Interview with Alconox Inc.

14 January 2020

Mike Auerbach, Editor and Chief of American Pharmaceutical Review, spoke to Michael Moussourakis, Senior Director, Strategic Affairs at Alconox Inc. They discussed the unique cleaning challenges facing Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and Cannabis manufacturers and the innovative solutions offered by Alconox Inc.   Auerbach: I understand Alconox has gotten into some sticky situations lately. Can you tell […]

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Alconox Inc. – Greater New York Chamber of Commerce 2020

06 January 2020

Alconox Inc. is a proud member of the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce. To request any Alconox Inc. product for free, please complete the questionnaire at Get Sample.  For more information about any one of our Alconox Inc. detergents, consult the technical bulletin for each product. Or click here to access each of our detergent’s Safety Data […]

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Detergent Bottle Reuse and Recycle?

06 January 2020

Q. Can we send back empty Alcotabs jars for re-use? A. Alcotabs® Tablet Pipet Detergent is indeed a great product and ideal for siphon pipette washers and similar applications where an effervescing detergent is required. We very much echo your sentiment for reusing wherever possible. After all, we live and breathe effective, critical cleaning!

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Cannabis Cleaning: Grower Irrigation Lines

15 December 2019

Q: We are growers of various cannabis plants for medical use.   Our overhead irrigation lines can get clogged with fertilizer residue and water buildup.  Can Alconox, Inc. provide some solutions? A: Certainly.  We have been working with water and chemical lines in environmental, laboratory, biopharma, cosmetic and other manufacturing settings for several decades.  Irrigation lines will have some particular residues....

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