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: What is the proper way to dispose of your detergents? Are they drain safe? A: Detergent disposal in a proper manner is an integral part of a robust cleaning program regardless of scale or industry. Alconox Inc. detergents are biodegradable and without added softeners, brighteners, dyes or fragrances. This ensures a free-rinsing, residue-free cleaning process. Our … [Read more...] about Disposal of Alconox Inc. Detergents
Q: What precisely is critical cleaning? How does it differ from "regular" cleaning? A: Thanks for the question. At Alconox Inc. we are indeed the Critical Cleaning Experts. And critical cleaning is more than just a marketing term. It refers to a very specific type of cleaning. It is where the cleaning itself impacts the value of the finished output from whatever … [Read more...] about What is Critical Cleaning?
Q: We are looking to clean an aluminum coated mirror with a neutral, mild effective cleaner. What can Alconox Inc. recommend? A: We would recommend Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent over Luminox for mild detergent cleaning applications. While both are considered neutral and mild detergents, the Liquinox cleaner is going to be a better emulsifier of organic, oily … [Read more...] about How To Clean an Aluminum Coated Mirror
Q. Can you assist in cleaning and removing rust and corrosion from P20 steel? We are considering different cleaning methods. Will that change the detergent recommendation? A. P20 is a low carbon mold steel and can be safely cleaned with an acidic detergent, which excels at removing inorganic residues like salts and oxidation. For manual cleaning (scrubbing, soaking … [Read more...] about Automated and Ultrasonic Cleaning of P20 Steel