Q. We're looking for an aluminum safe cleaner for removing thin films of oils and proteins from a circuit board. A. Often the safest way to clean aluminum is with an acidic detergent. We recommend using Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent as an aluminum safe cleaner to remove thin films of oils and proteins from a circuit board which has aluminum containing elements … [Read more...] about How to: Clean Aluminum from Oils and Proteins
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: We use Citranox in our manufacturing process to clean some aluminum castings. We have a customer that has a product that has been exposed to diesel fuel. Would Citranox be safe to use to clean diesel fuel from aluminum castings, bronze and copper? A: Yes, Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent would be a safe detergent to use on these metals. We would recommend … [Read more...] about Would Citranox Be Safe To Use To Clean Diesel Fuel from Aluminum Castings, Bronze and Copper?
Q. We are seeing white residue on clear anodized aluminum that we are cleaning with Detojet in a washer. Why is this happening and what can we do to prevent it? A. There are a few reasons this may be happening, all related to low concentration, as anodized aluminum is expected to be compatible with this detergent. Possible Reason 1: The Detojet® Low Foaming Liquid … [Read more...] about Cleaning Clear Anodized Aluminum
Q. Specifications indicate that “Solujet is inhibited for Aluminum. Corrosion testing is advisable." What does this mean? A. Solujet® Low-Foaming Phosphate-Free Liquid contains sodium metasilicate which acts as a corrosion inhibitor to stop alkaline attack on aluminum. Solujet detergent would not cause alkaline attack when used for cleaning aluminum as long as the bath/wash … [Read more...] about Solujet Inhibited for Cleaning Aluminum