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Using High Foam Detergent in an Automated Ultrasonic Cleaning Line

Q. Can we use high-foaming detergents in an automated cleaning line?
A. Yes, but using a high-foam detergent requires a rinse chamber that allows foam to rinse off and drain easily and completely. If the automated line uses initial spray rinsing right after the wash tank

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Ultrasonic Cleaner for Parts and Towels

I’m looking for a cleaning solution to use in our industrial ultrasonic cleaner that is similar to the old style competitor detergent. We use it occasionally for general cleaning, removal of machining oils, cleaning for high vacuum use, and to lightly etch the oxides off of copper. 

If we did a pre-mix and let it sit until use, how long would the formulations last before degrading?

Could we also use this mix for washing microfiber towels and foam sponges that have various waxes, polymer sealants and oils on them?

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Using Citranox Detergent for Cleaning Copper

Q. We are cleaning copper pipe with Alconox powder and then using a citric acid wash after a rinse. Could we use a different detergent from Alconox, Inc. that would accomplish both these procedures at once?
A. Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent is both a detergent and serves as an acidic rinse (removing oxidation, inorganic residue, etc.). So, if you’d like to switch to one product, Citranox cleaner is a great option. 

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The Critical Micelle Concentration of detergent

Q:  I’d like some guidance about determining the Critical Micelle Concentration of Liquinox and Citranox detergents, and some of the limiting factors in that determination. A:  Thank you for your question about the Critical Micelle Concentration (CMC) of surfactants in Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent and Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent. A micelle is an aggregate of surfactant molecules in a liquid solution. […]

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Comparing Citranox to Citric Acid

Q. Is Citranox comparable to citric acid?

A. Yes, 1% Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent can be used to replace the kind of cleaning achievable from 1% citric acid. The Citranox cleaner formulation is approximately 1/3 citric and other organic acids by weight…. Learn more

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