Q: Alcojet is not dispensing/dissolving in my lab washer. Do you know why this would happen? A: When this happens to technicians, the most common cause is putting Alcojet® Low Foaming Powdered Detergent into an already wet dispenser cup. The caking effect is made worse if the Alcojet powder does not immediately dispense before running the washer. This causes the wet Alcojet … [Read more...] about Laboratory Cleaning: Alcojet Detergent not Dissolving in Washer
Clean laboratory glassware is essential in all laboratories. No scientist, engineer, laboratory technician, or analyst has time to fail an experiment because of contaminated glassware. Good, well-built, precision detergents (like the Alconox, Inc. portfolio of course) can make up for quite of bit incomplete, inefficient or incorrect glassware cleaning techniques. To the … [Read more...] about How to Clean Laboratory Glassware
Q. We have been using your Detojet detergent in our lab dishwasher all year long. However, recently, we have been having issues with our dishware not getting clean. Have there been any changes made to the Detojet formula? Any ideas why this is occurring? A. Detojet® Low Foaming Liquid Detergent has not had any formation or formulation changes, so we can remove that out of … [Read more...] about Laboratory Cleaning: Dishwasher Leaving Residue
Q. We have purchased one of your liquid low foaming detergents (the dishwasher dealer recommended liquid detergent) and have been using it straight out of the bottle into our dishwasher cup thinking it would get diluted in the dishwasher as it mixes with the water during the wash cycle. However, we are questioning that now as the bottle says that it will make up to 50 gallons. … [Read more...] about Lab Glassware Cleaning: Liquid or Powder Detergent in Washer?
Q. I need to remove a white/grey buildup of Alconox detergent residue from inside a stainless steel dishwasher. Do you have a recommendation? A. We certainly can help and have a couple of recommendations. If indeed you mean "Alconox detergent" as in Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner, I would stop using it in your washer. (There can sometimes be confusion as our company … [Read more...] about Removing Buildup in a Lab Washer