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. Our parts, made essentially entirely of alumina, have carbon deposits that show up after our brazing process. We high-temp fire an alloy painted paste onto the ceramic part. The part is then sent out for nickel plating to prevent corrosion of the alloy metallization areas. The next step is our brazing. We do not use a flux for our process. We are not seeing any spots on … [Read more...] about Cleaning Carbon Deposit Swirls On Alumina Parts
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