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latex tubing

Can Alconox be used to clean latex?

Can Alconox powder be used to clean latex material (tubing)? Latex is inherently a product that naturally degrades via mechanisms of hardening, embrittling and cracking. However…

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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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Radioisotopes

Cleaning Radioactive Containment Surfaces

Q. I need to clean radioactive nuclear power plant containment surfaces and equipment. Wondering what cleaning reference documents you may have.

A. Contact Alconox Inc. technical support for the Detergent 8® nuclear power trace analysis certificate. It documents that Detergent 8® does not exceed acceptable limits for halides, chlorides, soft metals and other ingredients that might have the long-term potential to degrade the stainless steel and other sensitive components used in the nuclear power plant.

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Cleaning Bioreactors

Q. How can I clean bioreactors and do you have any SOPs you can offer.
A. Liquinox is typically used for cleaning bioreactors. A 1% solution of Liquinox (1.25 oz/gal or 10 mL/L) is used to soak and scrub the bioreactor. Learn More.

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Radioisotopes

Reactor Cavity Decontamination

Q. What cleaner does Alconox recommend for the decontamination of nuclear reactor cavities and related equipment?
A. Alconox recommends Detergent 8, a non-ionic, phosphate-free homogeneous blend of an alkanolamine, glycol ethers and an alkoxylated fatty alcohol for decontaminating nuclear reactors and related equipment including pipes, tools, and protective equipment.

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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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High Purity Cleaner for Nuclear Stainless Steel

Stainless steel used in nuclear power related applications must be cleaned with cleaners that contain no trace contaminants that can potentially harm the very long term integrity of the stainless steel. No trace agents that could potentially cause hydrogen embrittlement or stress cracking can be tolerated.

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Radioisotopes

Nuclear Radioactive Decontamination using Alconox, Powdered Precision Cleaner

Q. Does Alconox decontaminate stainless steel from radioactive contamination? A. Yes, Alconox powder can decontaminate stainless steel of radioactive contamination.

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Alconox Shelf Life

Alconox Shelf Life

Q. 1% Alconox expiration / shelf life A. A 1% Alconox solution has an

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How to: Reduce Cleaning Time

How to: Reduce Cleaning Time

Q. Are there other cleaning variables, besides increasing cleaning time, which would allow for a more thorough cleaning process? A. At Alconox, Inc we recognize

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