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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Replacing Hazardous Acids

07 January 2017

Q: What can I use to replace hazardous acids below pH 1 cleaning? A: Depending on exactly what you are using your acid cleaning to do, we may be able to help you.

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Residue-free Glassware Cleaner for Lab Washer

02 January 2017

Q. I am currently looking for a residue-free glassware cleaner to use in our new lab dishwasher. We would like to make sure that residue is not left behind on our glassware after washing. This is a normal portable dish washer that is typically used in the home. Could you recommend a detergent for us to use?

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Improving DI Water Wettability

02 January 2017

Q. We are looking for a low concentration surfactant to improve DI water wetting to polycarbonate and stainless steel during an aerated flushing operation for removal of sub-micron surface particles. Our parts are cleaned before assembly - we need to improve a DI-water flushing operation that is meant to remove sub-micron sized surface particulate from inside an assembled gas path (tube). How can we improve wettability of DI water?

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Alconox, Inc. Website

New Alconox.com Website

22 December 2016

Alconox, Inc. proudly presents its new website. At Alconox.com you will be able access.....

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Monitoring Stability of Alconox Solution

21 December 2016

Learn how to monitor stability of 1% Alconox Solution for proper storage.

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Clean Salicylic Acid Lotions From Equipment

19 December 2016

Q. What can be used to manually clean salicylic acid lotions, creams, emulsions from manufacturing equipment? A. In general salicylic acid is best cleaned by sodium phosphate or alkali citrate salt containing cleaners. Lotions and creams are often best cleaned by high alkaline cleaners.

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Determining Optimum Detergency for Liquinox

13 December 2016

How do you determine optimum detergency for Liquinox detergent? As a general statement, optimum detergency is reached at a 1-2% concentration (optimum defined as amount of soil removed per unit of detergent used). Maximum detergency is typically reached at a...

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