Q: We use Alconox on the medical device parts we manufacture that need cleaning before shipment. Alconox is working in an excellent way with austenitic stainless steel parts, but is not working that well with martensitic stainless steel. Actually, at the end of the process cleaning martensitic steel, we notice some marks on the material. Any recommendations? A: Fear not. … [Read more...] about Medical Device Cleaning: Martensitic Stainless Steel
Q. What is the difference between Citranox and Citrajet? A. Both Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent and Citrajet® Low-Foam Liquid Acid Cleaner/Rinse are acid cleaners that are excellent at removing inorganics, metallic complexes, trace metals and oxides, scale, salts, soil, grit and oils off glass, metal, stainless steel, porcelain, ceramic, plastic rubber and … [Read more...] about What is the difference between Citranox and Citrajet?
Q. What can we do to reduce cleaning time? We want to be as optimal and thorough in our cleaning as possible. A. At Alconox Inc we recognize that manual cleaning may take minutes, spray cleaning seconds, and soaking may take hours, possibly overnight, to achieve comparable cleanliness. Cleaning time can be accelerated by: increasing temperature, increasing … [Read more...] about How to: Reduce Cleaning Time
Q. We need recommendations for cleaning stainless steel weldments. A Walter weld cleaning machine is being used. We have tried using Luminox but sometimes it does not produce satisfactory results. A. Luminox® Low-Foaming Neutral pH Liquid Detergent is a very light duty cleaner used to remove light oils and tiny particulates from delicate substrates. Generally, stainless … [Read more...] about Cleaning Stainless Steel Weldments
Q. What is the effect of adding bleach to Alconox Inc. products? We want to enhance our disinfection capability. A. Some Alconox Inc. critical cleaners can be mixed with bleach (hypochlorite) for enhanced disinfection, bleaching or oxidizing properties, including: Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent Adding bleach to … [Read more...] about Bleach with Detergents for Disinfection?