Q: We are having trouble removing polyurethane glue from stainless steel bolts.
A: Adherent residues can be tough. And clearly glue is adherent, per design.
For this application we want to increase temperature to expedite the cleaning effort as much as possible, and soften the glue. We also want to up the concentration to ensure having sufficient detergent capacity.
Q: Our gold plating process leaves some residue and someone recommended chlorine bleach for cleaning, but we’re afraid that will negatively effect the finish. Can Alconox assist with safely removing residues from gold plating? Should we use a soak or ultrasonic cleaning process?
We are looking to clean epoxy coated Neodymium donut magnets. Any oils or contaminants need to be removed prior to epoxy coating. What recommendations can Alconox Inc. provide?
P20 is a low carbon mold steel and can be safely cleaned with an acidic detergent, which excels at removing inorganic residues like salts and oxidation.
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