Cleaning pH Probes & Dissolved Oxygen Probes

13 December 2019

Q. Which Alconox Inc. brand cleaner is well suited for cleaning pH and dissolved oxygen probes? A. Dissolved oxygen and pH probes used in fermentation vessels can get buildup from the fermentation media that degrades the probe performance and increases the likelihood of batch to batch contamination. Even CIP systems cannot always reliably clean the port crevices and o-rings.

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Detergents vs. Soaps

12 December 2019

What is the difference between soaps and detergents ? The short answer is soaps are formed from a process called saponification and detergents are....

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How to Choose a CIP Detergent

05 December 2019

Meet cGMP regulations and stringent cleaning validation standards with CIP detergents from Alconox Inc. Whether you use single pass or recirculation systems, Alconox can provide a detergent ideally suited for your CIP system. Click to watch our latest video to learn best practices for Clean in Place and how to choose the right CIP detergent for your application.

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Join Us At MJBizcon 2019

02 December 2019

Visit Alconox Inc. at MJBizcon 2019, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, December 11-13, 2019. Stop by Booth C2123 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.

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Electronics cleaning with no hazardous chemicals or volatile solvents

28 November 2019

For electronics cleaning, Detergent 8 contains no conductive metal cations, and therefore it cannot leave conductive residues

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Join Us at BIOMEDevice West 2019

20 November 2019

Visit Alconox Inc. at BIOMEDevice West 2019, at the San Jose Convention Center, December 4-5, 2019. Stop by Booth 1115 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.

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Parts Cleaning: Removing Residue from Gold Plating

18 November 2019

Q: Our gold plating process leaves some residue and someone recommended chlorine bleach for cleaning, but we're afraid that will negatively effect the finish. Can Alconox assist with safely removing residues from gold plating? Should we use a soak or ultrasonic cleaning process?

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Cannabis Residue Cleaning: Quality Assurance in the Lab

14 November 2019

Q. We are working on the laboratory testing and production of several cannabis products. We’ve been working with Alconox, Inc. products for some time to effectively clean our labware, glassware and processing equipment. What types of cleaning-related quality issues can you provide guidance on? A. The medical cannabis, cannabidiol, hemp and similar industries are increasing in scope and interest, across the U.S. and the globe. Your question is timely. With FDA approval of some marijuana derived drugs, assurance that scientific innovation does not outpace Quality and Regulatory (QARA) guidelines is a concern for many.

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Biopharma Cleaning: Hormone Residue

12 November 2019

Q. How can I clean residual hormone residue from our process lines and tanks? A. For manual cleaning we would highly recommend TergazymeⓇ Enzyme Active Powered Detergent. It contains protein enzymes that can effectively break down protein based hormones along with powerful emulsifiers.

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Scale Removal from Stainless Parts

06 November 2019

Q: Can Alconox Inc. recommend a detergent for scale removal from stainless parts in an ultrasonic? A: Sure can. The best scale removing detergent for manual cleaning of stainless steel parts is Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent. Citranox detergent is a mild acid, high chelating detergent for high performance removal of metal oxides, scale, salts and inorganic residues in manual and ultrasonic cleaning. It is also corrosion inhibited and free rinsing for reliable results and no interfering residues.

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