Q. We are looking for a product that will allow us to clean mold release agent from the surface of molded HDPE parts. A. The best way to reliably remove silicone based mold release agents is to immerse the High Density Polyethylene parts in very hot (170ºF / 80ºC) 2-3% Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner or Detonox® Ultimate Precision Cleaner followed by a very hot … [Read more...] about How to Clean Mold Release Agent from HDPE parts?
Q. We are looking for a product to effectively remove silicone oil from a HDPE/ABS medical device. We currently use a combination of washing treatments to efficiently remove the silicone oil. A. High-density polyethylene (HDPE) Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) medical devices are common place throughout the medical device manufacturing industry. Remove silicone oil … [Read more...] about Removing Silicone Oil from a HDPE/ABS Medical Device
Q. What are some cleaning concerns for the Cosmetic industry? A. Cosmetic manufacturing involves many oils, pigments, emollients, and “waterproof” ingredients. Difficult-to-clean residues include titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, mascara, and silicone oil (siloxane) emollients. These can be located in the labs where they are developed, the manufacturing and process facilities … [Read more...] about Cosmetics Cleaning