Q. We currently use Alconox detergent to clean our cold-form extruders. While it's great for grease, it doesn't seem to help cut the stickiness we see from cane molasses and corn syrup. Do you have a recommendation for another cleaning agent? A. Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner is indeed a great emulsifier of organic and oily residues. However, heat is an often … [Read more...] about Food Grade Cleaners: Removing Corn Syrup
Q. We are washing stainless medical devices in a washer and are getting water spots. We are using Solujet and Citrajet. What’s causing this problem? A. Water spots typically occur because of two main reasons: the orientation of the parts in the washer is trapping dirty wash water and/or detergent dosing is insufficient. If any items being washed have a shape that can retain … [Read more...] about Water Spots on Medical Devices After Washer Cleaning
Q. In your email you mentioned that Solujet and Citrajet have more sophisticated surfactant systems than a competitor's low foaming washer detergent - could you explain a little bit more what 'surfactant systems' are? A. Absolutely! Surfactants, or Surface Active Agents, are compounds that lower surface tension between particles, such as oil and water. In the oil and water … [Read more...] about Advanced Cleaning Mechanisms: What are Surfactant Systems?
Q. We are looking for a laboratory dishwasher detergent that does not contain perchlorates. One of our end users analyzes for trace levels of perchlorates, so we cannot have a detergent that has that type of impurities. A. None of our detergents contain perchlorates. However, perchlorates can be a very trace contaminant in phosphate containing detergents, even if the … [Read more...] about Perchlorate Free Detergents
Solujet® Low-Foaming Phosphate-Free Liquid Detergent for CIP Solujet cleaner is the detergent to consider for your next new pharmaceutical cleaning project or when you want to take the opportunity to improve when you are revalidating your existing cleaning system. How does Solujet stack up to A LEADING CIP CLEANER? Unlike A LEADING CIP CLEANER, Solujet has high wetting … [Read more...] about Pharmaceutical Cleaning: Solujet for CIP Detergent