Q. We need to clean 3D printed plastic parts made of methacrylate. We need to make sure it’s safe for the plastic, but also ensures all crevices are residue, resin and particle free for critically clean parts. A. The technology of 3D printing has revolutionized industries ranging from precision manufacturing and aerospace, to electronics and medical device manufacturing. … [Read more...] about How to: Clean 3D Printed Parts
Q. I'm looking for appropriate cleaning solutions and recommendations for ultrasound probes. We have several types at our facility. A. Ultrasound equipment is used in applications ranging from pregnancy and blood flow to internal uses including transrectal and transesophageal echocardiograms. Because ultrasound probes and probe covers come in direct contact with human … [Read more...] about Cleaning Ultrasound Probes
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
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
Q: How can I clean and sanitize my musical instruments? A: Cleaning is certainly necessary before any disinfection step, as outlined in our articles, the CDC and EPA websites. Thorough cleaning and rinsing will perform a sanitizing procedure on your musical instruments, or any hard surface. This cleaned surface can then be formerly disinfected or sterilized as needed, … [Read more...] about How can I clean and sanitize my musical instruments?