Q. Your website and literature often describes your detergents as free rinsing. What does free rinsing detergent mean? A. A free rinsing detergent means it will rinse away very easily or freely. This is vital to critical cleaning applications. Analytical glassware, medical device implants or biopharm process lines are just a few examples where clean, residue-free surfaces … [Read more...] about Defining Free Rinsing Detergent
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 a waste treatment plant with an in-house ultrafiltration system. We keep experiencing rapid biofouling of our filters causing an excessive need to take the system out of service for cleaning. We suspect that microbes are growing inside the system and rapidly clogging the pores of the filter. We have tried hot NaOH flushes and we see little to no improvement on the … [Read more...] about Remove Biofouling from Ultrafilters
Q: What is the proper way to dispose of your detergents? 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 detergents between pH 2 … [Read more...] about Disposal of Alconox Inc. Detergents
Q: We are a biosimilar biotech company investigating continuous bioprocessing going forward. How can Alconox detergents assist with our movement to continuous bioprocessing? A: Continuous bioprocessing used to be the newcomer to the biotech realm, but it is becoming quite mainstream. It has been used in industries such as food and chemicals for some time, effectively so. … [Read more...] about Alconox, Inc. Detergents and Continuous Bioprocessing