Q: I’m not sure Alconox Inc. can assist with this but I know you guys from my work in the lab and processing suite. New COVID-19 guidelines require us to clean and sanitize our fencing uniforms after every lesson. Can your detergents help with that? What do you recommend? A: Yes! Cleaning and sanitizing are what aqueous detergents do. It is now more important … [Read more...] about Sanitizing Uniforms Amid COVID-19
Q: We use Citranox in our manufacturing process to clean some aluminum castings. We have a customer that has a product that has been exposed to diesel fuel. Would Citranox be safe to use to clean diesel fuel from aluminum castings, bronze and copper? A: Yes, Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent would be a safe detergent to use on these metals. We would recommend … [Read more...] about Would Citranox Be Safe To Use To Clean Diesel Fuel from Aluminum Castings, Bronze and Copper?
Q: Which of your detergents would be recommend to wash glassware used to clean Fecal MPN test tubes in a lab washer. Does it have an Inhibitory Residue Test? A: The borosilicate glass test tubes typically used in fecal Most Probable Number (MPN) assays need to be reliably clean each and every time. Typical smaller scale washers have a cup-in-door type detergent … [Read more...] about Which Detergent Is Best to Clean Fecal MPN Test Tubes in a Lab Washer
Q: What recommendations do you have for vinyl records? I have a bunch of valuable ones and I want to treat them right. I know you Alconox Inc. from the laboratory and medical device cleaning..... A: A recent 85-page paper titled “Precision Aqueous Cleaning of Vinyl Records” has been posted/published. The paper prominently uses Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent … [Read more...] about How To Clean Vinyl Records
Q: We need to remove RMA solder flux on indium/lead soldered sub assemblies. Most aqueous cleaners attack this solder. A: Generally speaking, indium lead solders are alkali resistant solders. Rosin mildly activated (RMA) flux traditionally consists of rosin, solvent, and a small amount of activator. The RMA solder flux is best cleaned by alkaline/saponifying … [Read more...] about Removing RMA Solder Flux