Q: We have insect and proteinaceous residues we are looking to remove from an aluminum drum. We know Tergazyme is the “go-to” for such things but we seem to get aluminum chelate blush. Can you recommend something different? A: A chelate blush is a white crusty irregular deposit of aluminum edetate, a reaction between the aluminum and the chelating agent in some Alconox … [Read more...] about Removing Protein Residues from Aluminum: Avoiding Chelate Blush
Q: Looking to implement an auto dispenser for our Alconox, and it is a little bit of a struggle. Are you aware of any test equipment, or alternative methods of measuring which may be able to continuously measure the pH/conductivity at saturated levels, which we could then send a signal to an auto-dispenser system? A: Automated auto dispensing systems with powdered … [Read more...] about Advanced Cleaning Mechanisms: Alconox Powder in an Auto Dispenser
Q: What are the differences between an acid vs alkaline cleaner? A: There are some key differences in choosing the right detergent for your cleaning needs; the pH of a detergent is one dividing line. Acidic cleaners are commonly used to brighten or etch metals and are effective at removing any mineral deposits or oxidation on surfaces. Generally, acidic cleaners are also … [Read more...] about What to choose: acid vs alkaline cleaner?
Q: We are a biotech company looking to upgrade our cleaning with phosphate-free detergents used in CIP systems. We were recommended to contact Alconox Inc. Can you describe the uses of your low foam detergents, like Solujet, Tergajet and Detergent 8? Any others? What surfactants and cleaning constituents are there? A: Great question. As you are interested in alkaline, … [Read more...] about How To Choose a Phosphate-Free Clean In Place (CIP) Detergent
February 10th and 11th....Come join Michael Moussourakis, Senior Director, Alconox Inc. and several other industry experts at the PharmaEd Resources Inc. Cleaning Validation Virtual Summit, 2021. Get 20% off registration when you mention "Alconox Inc." sent you!! Just email firstname.lastname@example.org for the discount. Download the program To request any Alconox … [Read more...] about Cleaning Validation Virtual Summit, 2021