Q: How would we best clean shampoo from our tanks and piping lines? We find it is building up and formation of difficult to remove films and masses. A: While detergents/soaps like those found in shampoos are of course water soluble, the emollients, fragrances, and other components meant to be left behind (in your hair) can be quite a challenge to remove form equipment. … [Read more...] about How To Clean Shampoo from Tanks and Lines
Q: We are a medium-sized production company, focused on probiotics manufacturing. We would like a low foaming detergent to clean our stainless steel production tanks and lines. The residue can be quite challenging. Our current low foaming detergent just doesn't work. A: Residue from probiotics, which are microorganisms, will be proteinaceous and organic in nature. These … [Read more...] about Cleaning Probiotics with Low Foaming Detergent
Q. How do you remove biofilm? (The featured image is sourced from here.) A. In order to "kill off" any microbial residue, a cleaning and removal of inanimate and organic matter is a must. This would follow with the disinfecting, "kill" step if you will, with an EPA registered disinfectant. Low foaming (CIP) applications: A reliable way to prepare stainless steel … [Read more...] about How to remove biofilm
Q: Which of your detergents would be recommend to wash glassware used to clean Fecal MPN test tubes in a lab washer. Does it have an Inhibitory Residue Test? A: The borosilicate glass test tubes typically used in fecal Most Probable Number (MPN) assays need to be reliably clean each and every time. Typical smaller scale washers have a cup-in-door type detergent … [Read more...] about Which Detergent Is Best to Clean Fecal MPN Test Tubes in a Lab Washer
Q: We've been a long time user of Solujet for our CIP system, and love it! I recently passed by your booth at a tradeshow and you set me up with a sample of Keylajet when we mentioned some extra viscous waxy residue we were having trouble removing. We were hoping to stay with our CIP method. It worked great! Can you relay more info? A: Thanks for the feedback and … [Read more...] about What is Keylajet detergent?