We’re an environmental lab and need a detergent that can remove organic and inorganic residue while also being as green as possible. We had heard Liquinox or Luminox might be good choices. Which would be better? Are there other recommendations as well?
If your concern is residual nitrogen interfering with analysis, we recommend Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent. Liquinox is phosphate-free and is completely free-rinsing.
A: A two-step cycle with a base followed by an acid, whether it be CIP cleaning or in a large scale liquid dispensing system washer, is a robust and, when needed, is a recommended process. Water spots typically occur because of two main mechanisms….
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Q. We are a large energy company working with algae. It is proving tough to remove from glass and labware. We are using Liquinox detergent currently, which is good. Anything better? Eventually we would like to move to cleaning these in our washer.
A. Algae, and the viscous oils that you are working with, require not just powerful emulsifiers….