Visit Alconox, Inc. at Pittcon, Chicago, March 3-5, 2020. Stop by booth #1514 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples. Our critical cleaning detergents and cleaners remove an array of soils while leaving no interfering residues on laboratory equipment, glassware and instruments. To learn more … [Read more...] about Join Us at Pittcon Chicago 2020
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. Our lab just has a regular household dishwasher that we use to clean labware. I heard this is not ideal, but it's what we have. We're using Alcojet detergent, but the instructions say to turn it into a liquid by diluting 1:100. Can we pour the powder straight into the dishwater powder cup in the door? Anything else we should do to get the most out of our household … [Read more...] about Laboratory Cleaning: Best Practices Using a Household Dishwasher
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. It appears that the Solujet detergent is leaving a ring on some of the labware that cannot be removed. What is this ring? (sodium silicate?) How do we remove it? The labware has not been completely submerged. We have just added the Solujet soak for some labware that may have stubborn organics. We have been giving the labware a 4 hour soak in 1% Solujet, followed by a warm … [Read more...] about Labware Cleaning: Solujet Leaving Ring