One Detergent for Mold Release and Circuit Board Cleaning?

25 July 2017

Q: What types of Alconox, Inc. detergent would I use to clean a mold release agent? As an aside, is there any chance I could use the same detergent to also clean copper traces off a printed circuit board? A: Yes! You may indeed be able to use one detergent in both these cleaning applications. But it will only work if the copper is not in the form of an oxide. Here's why.

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Ultrasonic Cleaning Detergent Bath Life

19 July 2017

Q: We manufacture medical devices. Can we use our Alconox or Citranox bath solution more than once? How do we know that we need to change the solution? A: For the highest level of cleanliness, you only use a solution once. In general, in a medical device manufacturing and cleaning operation, a detergent bath will typically easily last for 8 hours. For example, you can make up a fresh Alconox® or Citranox® solution once a day and then verify that the pH has not changed more ...

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Cleaning Stressed Polycarbonate

18 July 2017

Q. In the past you have recommended a specific detergent type detergent for our sensitive plastics (stressed polycarbonate), mentioning that it does not have a surfactant. Can you elaborate for us why?

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Medical Device Cleaning: Martensitic Stainless Steel

13 July 2017

Q: We use Alconox® on the medical device parts we manufacture that need cleaning before shipment. Alconox® detergent is working in an excellent way with austenitic stainless steel parts, but is not working that well with martensitic stainless steel. Actually, at the end of the process cleaning martensitic steel, we notice some marks on the material. Any recommendations?

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Cleaning Cell Culture Tubes

11 July 2017

I am using reusable cell culture tubes for boiling urine samples at 121°C with 8M NaOH solution. After this application, there is a white stain inside, which I can’t scrub off. I used Alconox at the concentration on the container: 3-5 Tbsp/gal. I’ve soaked them, scrubbed them, and then also sonicated in a cold Alconox solution for 30 min....

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Alconox, Inc. – Greater New York Chamber of Commerce 2017

06 July 2017

Alconox, Inc. is a proud member of the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce again in 2017.

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What is Keylajet detergent?

06 July 2017

We've been a long time user of Solujet for our CIP system, and love it! I recently passed by your booth at a tradeshow and you set me up with a sample of Keylajet when we mentioned some extra viscous waxy residue we were having trouble removing. We were hoping to stay with our CIP method. It worked great! Can you relay more info?

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Cleaning Automated Burger Units

28 June 2017

We use Alconox PFS for cleaning our fryers and soaking the baskets. It works very well. We are considering using automated burger flipping machines, and piloting at one of our franchisees. Can we use the Alconox PFS for that as well?

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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.

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Automated Labware Washer Detergent

20 June 2017

Q. Liquinox foams too much to use in the labware washer. We test for phosphate, so we need a phosphate free detergent. We need a cleaner that will clean off any testing residual on glass and plastic without leaving any interference. A. Detergent choice for cleaning labware in an automated laboratory washer depends upon whether you use powered or liquid detergent. Click for details. For powdered detergent, use Tergajet phosphate-free low foaming powdered detergent, catalog number 2204 for the 4 lb box size. For a liquid detergent, use Solujet phosphate free low foaming liquid detergent, catalog number 2101 for the 1 gallon size.

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