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: An industry colleague mentioned to that Liquinox can be used for replacing mold release for demolding purposes. Can we do that? A: Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent has been used for many decades for its lubrication properties. Not just its powerful emulsifying and general cleaning characteristics. Anyone who has worked with it in the lab, medical device … [Read more...] about Replacing Mold Release for Demolding with Liquinox Detergent
Alconox Inc. cleaners that are used to clean pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, healthcare, food and other regulated industries' product contact surfaces, in good manufacturing practice (GMP) validated environments, need a certificate of analysis (COA) obtained and kept on file. These certificates of analysis can document the analysis of a specific lot of detergent and … [Read more...] about Getting a Certificate of Analysis for an Alconox Inc. Detergent
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. I'm looking for appropriate cleaning solutions and recommendations for ultrasound probes. We have several types at our facility. A. Ultrasound equipment is used in applications ranging from pregnancy and blood flow to internal uses including transrectal and transesophageal echocardiograms. Because ultrasound probes and probe covers come in direct contact with human … [Read more...] about Cleaning Ultrasound Probes