Q: How do you clean MgF2 windows for chrome plating? We would also like to use in our cleanroom on different kinds of glass types and ceramics. A: To prepare magnesium fluoride (MgF2) for adhesion of chrome or other plating, a very clean surface is needed. Depending on what kinds of residues are expected, Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner and Liquinox® Critical Cleaning … [Read more...] about How To Clean MgF2 windows for chrome plating?
Q. We just purchased Alcojet which is a low-foaming detergent. The one we used before was non-foaming detergent. What's the difference between "low" and "non" foam? Will Alcojet cause a foaming problem? A. Alcojet® Low Foaming Powdered Detergent is designed for use in automated cleaning applications that require no foaming problems. Alcojet detergent has an anti-foam agent … [Read more...] about Non-foaming vs. Low-foaming Detergent
Q: We are looking to clean stainless steel shears and trimmers that have cannabis residue. We have heard great things about your detergents. Will they work here? A: Yes, absolutely. Ensuring that between batches, equipment is robustly cleaned to avoid cross contamination is essential to ensure your product stays pure. The way it should be. We would recommend soaking, … [Read more...] about How To Clean Shears and Trimmers That Have Cannabis Residue
Oxidation or bleaching is one of the many cleaning mechanisms that a detergent formulator can bring to bear by formulating with appropriate ingredients. In cleaning, oxidation, or bleaching, changes the structure of a residue to render it more easily removed. Oxidation is loss of electrons in a chemical reaction. In the context of cleaning, the loss of electrons typically … [Read more...] about Advanced Cleaning Mechanisms: Oxidation
Q: Alcojet is not dispensing/dissolving in my lab washer. Do you know why this would happen? A: When this happens to technicians, the most common cause is putting Alcojet® Low Foaming Powdered Detergent into an already wet dispenser cup. The caking effect is made worse if the Alcojet powder does not immediately dispense before running the washer. This causes the wet Alcojet … [Read more...] about Laboratory Cleaning: Alcojet Detergent not Dissolving in Washer