Learn the proper way to make a 1% detergent solution by following these four simple steps. To make a 2% detergent solution, simply double up the amount! Alconox Inc. aqueous detergents are sold in concentrate. To use, dilute according to package instructions. Most Alconox Inc. products require only a 1-2% dilution for optimal use. For further detail on how to make a 1% … [Read more...] about How to Make a 1% Solution
This TechNote on cleaning residues on complex geometries of 3D printed parts was submitted by an industry colleague – Joe Schuttert from Vacuum Process Systems LLC. The technique of 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, allows for the production of complex geometries, both metallic and polymer, that a few years ago designers could only dream of. However, these … [Read more...] about 3D Printing: Cleaning Residues on Complex Geometries
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 machine magnets. We currently do not have a cleaner and are looking for one to clean our magnet material without leaving a residue or damaging the magnet itself. A. Magnets are often made of iron materials that are prone to rusting or corrosion. When cleaning magnets, use an ambient temperature 1% Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner solution (10 g/L or 1.25 oz/gal). … [Read more...] about Cleaning Magnets
Q: I was wondering if you have a product that I can use in an ultrasonic cleaner to clean tungsten carbide that would not leach out cobalt? That also can be disposed of down a drain? A: Tungsten carbide (WC) cleaning comes with some inherent issues, and the cleaning cycle that accompanies it will depend entirely on the feed stock (components to be cleaned) that the process … [Read more...] about How To Clean Carbide