Should I Use Ultrasonic Cleaning Chemicals Neat or Diluted?

For friendly & knowledgable help contact us on:
01924 495 975     [email protected]     Open Contact Form

Should I Use Ultrasonic Cleaning Chemicals Neat or Diluted?

The answer to this question varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. Some suppliers like to offer a neat, premixed solution that can be used to fill the tank and is ready to go. This work alright for smaller tanks of say, less than 25 litres, but for a tank larger than that it can become quite laborious to fill. With some customers having tanks upwards of 200L, they would need a specialist pump to pump the solution into their tank.

Over the years we have seen many different companies use different dilution ratios. We found that for us personally, a 10% chemical mix with water is a perfect solution. It means that we can fill up to a 250L tank easily as we can pour a 25L drum into our tanks without any issue. It also means that you can adjust the dilution rate should you require it. For example, when removing very light dirt from PCB’s, we dilute one of our products called ‘Caresol Safe’ down to 5% with water. This gives us enough cleaning power to remove the contaminant while being gentle on the boards and remaining economical. We may also up the dilution ratio to 20% for really heavy-duty cleaning such as thick scale or grease.

When using a chemical for the first time. We always recommend starting on a lower dilution rate and working up should you need to to find the most effective and economical ratio that works for you. With our own range of chemicals, we suggest starting at around 5% and working your way up.

Before using any ultrasonic cleaning chemical you should always check with the supplier about dilution rates and best practice on its use. 

To discuss our cleaning chemicals or for a chat about how you can improve your cleaning processes, call us on 01924 938052 or email [email protected] today and ask about our trial clean offer.

Contact us

Click or press on the button to open our enquiry form and we’ll comeback to you ASAP with answers, options, prices and services or call us today on 01924 495 975

Get In Touch

Fill out the form below, or if you would prefer you can call us on 01924 495 975
or email us at [email protected]

  • Drop files here or
      We can accept the following file types: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .pdf, .doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx, .odt and a maximum upload size of 50mb. For anything else please consider using WeTransfer and leaving your download link in the message section of this form
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

    Our Clients

    What Our Customers Say About us

    I chose an ultrasonic cleaning machine for my anilox rollers from Sonic Solutions over the competition because of their outstanding value, high specification and service

    Russell Cavens – Visican, Birmingham Printers (Equipment customer)

    We found Sonic Solutions on the internet, but they quickly inspired complete confidence with their experienced, professional and friendly approach.

    Panos Manousopolous – Romvos, Greek printers (Equipment customer)

    We first started using Sonic Solutions for their Recyl cleaning chemicals, but to get aniloxes back to full volume you can’t beat an ultrasonic clean.

    Scott Wallis – BAF Printers, Leeds printers (Cleaning customer)

    Sonic Solutions have been supplying us with a cleaning solution to remove wood sap and residue from our cutting tools for over 12 years.

    Amanda Blakey – Arbor Forest , Lincolnshire timber products (Chemical customer)

    We first approached Sonic about an ultrasonic cleaner and the demo they gave was really impressive. Until we get our cleaner we’re using their cleaning chemicals and cleaning service.

    Zoe Fairfoull – Process Print, Huddersfield Printers (Chemical & Cleaning customer)

    Sonic Solutions are quality suppliers of Cleaning machines and chemicals . Their staff are always friendly and give advice in a way that is understandable.

    Steve Grayson – Equipment customer, Leeds printers

    The Ultimate Guide to Industrial Ultrasonic Cleaning

    Subscribe to the Sonic Solutions newsletter and receive your FREE copy of the Ultimate Guide to Industrial Cleaning which is designed to help you understand what options are best for your needs. Sent straight to your inbox.

    Sonic Solutions Hardcover Book

    Subscribe to the Sonic Solutions newsletter and receive your FREE copy of the Ultimate Guide to Industrial Ultrasonic Cleaning.

     

    This guide is designed to help you properly understand how ultrasonic cleaning works and its many applications. Sent straight to your inbox.

    We take your privacy seriously. No spam. See our Privacy Policy here

    Thank you!

    Please check your e-mail

    (If after a few minutes you can't see anything, please check your SPAM or Junk folders just in case)