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  • Is Liquinox Drain Safe? October 10, 2017
    Q. In reviewing the SDS for Liquinox, we noticed that it says “Should not be released into the environment. Prevent from reaching drains, sewer or waterway.” How do you recommend we rinse components if Liquinox should not reach the drain? A. The section you mention in the SDS for Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent , 6.1, […]
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  • Cleaning Carbon Deposit Swirls On Alumina Parts October 5, 2017
    Q. Our parts, made of 99.5% alumina, have carbon deposits that show up after our brazing process. We do not use a flux for our ceramic parts; we high-temp fire a moly/manganese painted paste onto the ceramic. The part is then sent out for nickel plating to prevent corrosion of the moly manganese metallization areas. […]
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  • Minimum Detergent Concentration? October 2, 2017
    My question is related to a minimum detergent concentration.  We manually wash labware of all sizes in 0.3% Liquinox solution. We also pre-wash or pre-rinse the labware and control our parts load.  We rarely have failures. We want to change our protocol to extend the wash water use for one day instead of based on a […]
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  • Visit Alconox, Inc. at Healthcare Expo 2017 September 19, 2017
    Visit Alconox, Inc. at the Healthcare PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, September, 25-27, 2017. For comped expo admission, register by clicking here. Stop by Booth #N-445 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.  Our critical cleaning detergents remove an array of soils while leaving no interfering residue on […]
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  • Removing Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) September 13, 2017
    Is Alconox and/or Liquinox an effective detergent for rinsing and removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from non-porous surfaces (such as excavation equipment)? We have a great deal of experience with remediating PCBs with both powdered and liquid concentrate detergent options. The post Removing Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) appeared first on TechNotes.
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  • Alconox, Inc. at WESTEC 2017 September 5, 2017
    Visit Alconox, Inc. at WESTEC, September 12-14, 2017. Stop by Booth #2525 at the LA Convention Center to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples. Alconox, Inc. precision manufacturing cleaners make short work of stainless steel passivation applications, removal of mold release agent, and cleaning of cutting […]
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  • Cold Cleaning August 31, 2017
    Q: We are a large biotech and in an effort to go green with our cleaning, we are exploring cold cleaning (cleaning with cold water) using your detergents. A: Cold cleaning is a very reasonable approach for energy conservation, and in short, its effectiveness depends on the details of the application. The post Cold Cleaning […]
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  • Citrajet and Hard Water August 31, 2017
    I work in a lab here in London, and we are washing lab glassware (molecular biology/bacteria) with a standard home dishwasher. We do not have access to distilled water for rinsing, and our water is very hard. Will Citrajet be okay under those conditions? Also, do you have a distributor for Citrajet in the UK? […]
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  • Influences on Cleaning Validation August 28, 2017
    Alconox Inc.’s Director of Technical Marketing and Commercial Development, Michael Moussourakis, sat down at the Oral Solid Dosage Symposium 2017 with Pharma’s Almanac TV’s, Mark Allen, to discuss how globalization is influencing the latest trends on cleaning validation. Click here to watch the video and hear how the growing market for CDMO Cleaning Validation training, […]
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  • Cosmetics Cleaning: Removing Erythrosine August 24, 2017
    Do you have a known solution for removing erythrosine from stainless steel? Erythrosine is also known as Red 3 when used as a cosmetic. Sometimes the cleaning is manual, other times it is automated. The post Cosmetics Cleaning: Removing Erythrosine appeared first on TechNotes.
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