Q. Are there ways to remove oxidation on stainless steel without acidic detergents? We are looking to simplify our precision manufacturing cleaning process and avoid low pH. A. While citric acid based oxidation removal and passivation is our preferred method due to its safety profile, there are ways to remove oxidation from steel with alkaline detergents. We find that our … [Read more...] about High Alkaline Detergent on Steel?