In the late 1990s, the children’s TV show, Bob the Builder famously asked: “Can we fix it?” Maybe you’re asking a similar question, but about ultrasonic cleaners: “Can an ultrasonic cleaner clean it?”In most cases, the answer is “yes it can.” So, what is ultrasonic cleaning? First off, what is ultrasonic cleaning and how does it work? […]
Surfactants are substances that when added to a liquid, reduce its surface tension. Detergents are one type of surfactant, and when they are added to water, they increase its spreading and wetting properties.
Many of the parts we place in ultrasonic cleaning systems don’t need—or can’t stand—detergents. Semiconductor wafers, some surgical instruments, many printed circuit boards, delicate antiques, and dental prosthetics are just a few of them.
Have you been looking into adding an ultrasonic cleaner to your business or home? If you have, then you know how powerful a tool an ultrasonic cleaner is.
Regular mold cleaning is the simplest defense against issues that cause unscheduled production interruptions.
You’ve been thinking about, or have already purchased, a brand new ultrasonic cleaner from Omegasonics. You are getting ready to set your first batch of parts to be cleaned, and you realize you just aren’t sure how you should be putting the parts into your cleaner—or maybe you are an old hat, and you want to make sure you are getting the most out of your unit.
ne of the most effective ways to get all the street grease and grime off bike parts is to use an ultrasonic cleaner. Ultrasonic cleaners are used in a wide range of industries from industrial to medical and can handle most heavy duty cleaning jobs.
Manufacturing solar panels is a delicate and precise process, and ultrasonic cleaning is used during the fabrication and assembly process to ensure the assembled panel performs at peak efficiency when placed in service.
Power sports, such as motorcycle racing, jet skis, and bobsled riding, can be rough on the components of these machines. Over a season of hard use, maintenance needs to be done, particularly on carburetors.
One major benefit of ultrasonic cleaning is the ability to clean small, intricate pieces quickly and effectively. A great example of this is with the cleaning of brass instruments.
In the 1980’s, the U.S. government began to crack down on un-safe industrial cleaning chemicals, and created the need for new, safer, greener, water-based cleaning solutions: one of the key alternatives being ultrasonic cleaning technology.
It’s a fact. Firefighters develop cancer at higher rates than the general population, with some studies concluding they have twice the risk of developing certain cancers. In fact, firefighters are dying at astonishing rates from specific cancers including melanoma, lung, colon, prostate, rectal and stomach, just to name a few.
To produce frozen French fries, Cavendish Farms uses intricate machinery that requires regular cleaning and maintenance to decrease downtime and increase efficiency.
These days, every industry talks about how they can become more environmentally friendly. But going green isn’t just a buzzword.
Smoke, heat, and water after a fire or flood can severely damage your household or business belongings.
Solvents used in industrial applications such as paint stripping and precision cleaning used to be considered the cutting edge of cleaning technology.
Millions of workers are exposed to toxic solvents on a daily basis. Cleaning in an industrial environment almost always includes using some type of solvent to remove dirt, mold release, grease or grime, but did you know that many health hazards are associated with solvent exposure?
When choosing or designing an ultrasonic cleaning system, there are certain considerations to keep in mind. These range from the types and size of objects to be cleaned to the particular type of contaminant that needs to be removed.