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Lab Glassware Cleaning: Liquid or Powder Detergent in Washer?

We have purchased Detojet and have been using it straight out of the bottle into our dishwasher cup thinking it would get diluted in the dishwasher as it mixes with the water during the wash cycle. However, we are questioning that now as the bottle says that it will make up to 50 gallons. Do we dilute the detergent before putting in the dishwasher dosing cup? 

A. You assumed correctly! You put the Detojet® Low Foaming Liquid Detergent, undiluted, directly into the dosing cup. Most cups will be sized to dose something like a 0.5%-1.0% detergent concentration relative to the amount of water used in the wash cycle. However, for scientific cleaning using a household dishwasher, we recommend using a powdered detergent.  

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Perchlorate Free Detergents

We are looking for a laboratory dishwasher detergent that does not contain perchlorates. One of our end users analyzes for trace levels of perchlorates, so we cannot have a detergent that has that type of impurities.

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Let’s Talk Detergent Foam

Q: Why is Liquinox not recommended for automated washer use?
A: It’s all about the foam. Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent is a powerful emulsifier of organic and oily residues, and contains high-foaming surfactants. 

While making a mess may come to mind, there’s more at play…

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Detergents for Laboratory Glassware Washer

Q. What detergents and recommended dosing should I use in my labware washer? A. For use in a typical small, under counter laboratory glassware washer…

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Lab/glassware-washer Connectors

Q. It is not unusual for lab/glassware-washer manufacturers to make custom connectors specific to their brand of detergent (with unique bottle dimensions) to the machine. Does Alconox provide these connectors?
A. Unfortunately we are usually unable to supply a bottle that fits the connections because they bottles are made from custom molds that are not commercially available. The way some customers use our cleaners in these washers . . . Read More.

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Improve Lab Cleaning Results with Labware Washer

Q. How can I get better cleaning results from my labware washer? A. Failure to clean successfully often results from loading glassware in a way that it does not drain properly . . .

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