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Defining Free Rinsing Detergent

A non-free rinsing cleaner might contain fragrances that were designed to deposit and leave a fresh scent, or it might contain corrosion inhibitors that are designed to deposit and leave behind an anti-corrosion film.

Alconox, Inc, cleaners are free rinsing detergents and do not leave deposits on substrates after rinsing.

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Critical Cleaning Challenge? There’s an App for that…

Have a critical cleaning challenge? There’s an App for that!! Alconox, Inc. the critical cleaning experts, launches its first ever application to put your cleaning needs and detergent selection information right at your fingertips.

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PMC 1610 Aircraft Cleaning

Need a wetting agent for aircraft approval, PMC 1610? More on Pratt & Whitney specification for Alconox used in fuel injector cleaning in jet engines.

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Alconox, Inc. detergent disposal

What is the proper way to dispose of your detergents? Detergent disposal in a proper manner is an integral part of a robust cleaning program regardless of scale or industry. Alconox, Inc. detergents are biodegradable….

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What is Critical Cleaning?

Q: What precisely is critical cleaning? How does it differ from “regular” cleaning? A: It refers to a very specific type of cleaning. It is where the cleaning itself impacts the value of the finished output from whatever residue/contaminant is being cleaned.

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Eliminating Need for Ultrasonic Bath?

Q: We are looking to replace our detergent for cutting oil removal and possibly move away from using an ultrasonic bath.  Can you help? A:  We would recommend Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner for removal of cutting oil from stainless parts.  It is a very strong emulsifier of oily and organic residue.  Start with a 1% solution (10 […]

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Cleaning Space Environment Simulation Chambers

Q. We are currently using Alconox® for cleaning of space environment simulation chambers. What do you recommend for a process to clean steel piping contaminated with DC-704 and Fryquel 550 and turbomolecular vacuum pump backing piping at JSC/NAS?

A. Alconox® detergent is the right choice, but vacuum pump grease is a very heavy difficult to remove residue. We recommend using very hot (170 deg F if possible) 2% Alconox® (20 g/L) followed by a very hot first rinse…

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Critical Cleaning Detergent Selection Guide

Q. Does Alconox provide any literature on how to select the correct detergent for various applications? A. Yes! The Alconox Guide to Critical Cleaning contains a detergent selection guide as well as industry specific cleaning information.

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Nonvolatile residue inspection

Nonvolatile residue inspection

Q. What is a nonvolatile residue inspection? A.  Nonvolatile Residue Inspection (NVR) involves extraction of soil from a dirty surface into a solvent. The solvent is then evaporated onto a coupon of known weight.  After the solvent is evaporated off the coupon, any residue will be deposited on the coupon. The coupon is then re-weighed and […]

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