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?
Q: What can we do to replace n-propyl bromide? We are cleaning grease and oil from stainless steel. We had heard Citranox might do the job well. A: The compound n-propyl bromide is often used in vapor degreasing and is considered to be associated with some serious health risks and is hazardous. We would certainly recommend you switch to a drain-safe, biodegradable, … [Read more...] about Non Hazardous Replacement for N-Propyl Bromide
Q. I am making a 1% detergent solution? How do I do this? A. Thanks for the question. We do get these calls from time to time and it is certainly better to be sure. Most of our detergents are recommended at 1-2% concentrations. Concentration is directly related to capacity or the amount of residue the detergent can remove. More highly soiled applications … [Read more...] about How to: Making detergent solution (1%) by weight or volume