Categorized | Liquinox, Medical Device

Liquinox for Cleaning Stainless Steel

Q. Can we use Liquinox to wash the stainless steel parts?

A. Yes. Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent can be used to clean passivated stainless steel. Liquinox will not degrade the passivation of stainless steel. Martensitic or 400 series stainless steel is best cleaned at reduced temperatures below 100 deg F (below 45 deg C) so that you can rinse with the same temperature water without risk of breaking any emulsions and redepositing oils during rinsing. Although Liquinox will not attack martensitic steels, a hot rinse water can. Use lower temperature rinse water and be sure to use a water removing drying technique such as (blowing off, wiping, centrifuging, or dipping in isopropyl alcohol) to reduce the risk of corrosion from rinse water sitting on the substrate.

To request this or any Alconox, Inc. detergents 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 Sheets.

Do you have a critical cleaning question for the experts at Alconox, Inc.?  Search TechNotes to see if it’s been answered before or Ask Alconox.

Contact us any time: