P-80 Lubricants are unique temporary assembly aids that do not contain any silicon or petroleum distillates or other persistent ingredients. They provide excellent lubrication by significantly reducing surface friction and are green and biodegradable alternatives to hazardous products. Which one is right for you? Here are two variables to consider: DESIGN TOLERANCE. How difficult—tight—is the… Continue Reading Which P-80® Temporary Lubricant is Best for my Assembly Operation?
COVID-19: What’s The First Thing You’ll Do When #stayhome Is Lifted? If you’ve been following protocol, you’ve been inside now for a while, missing the regular activities you took for granted. Freedom is a beautiful thing, isn’t it? The war against COVID-19 won’t be over soon, not next month or even the month… Continue Reading COVID-19
By IPC Guest Blogger Patricia O’Brien: Running out of ideas for how to entertain the kiddos? Read on to learn what other parents are doing, then check out our list of 10 Creative Activities to Enjoy with the Family. Have fun! Lyndsay Peterson, a location scout for television and movies, loves to do arts and… Continue Reading Great Activities to do with the Family During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Patricia O’Brien: When businesses started closing their doors to the public in an effort to lessen the spread of COVID-19, some legitimate questions arose: What is an essential business, and am I an essential employee? Most of us are doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our loved ones, but many Americans are… Continue Reading What’s Essential during COVID-19?
Disinfecting surfaces to kill traces of microbes and disease is a critical concern right now. A common misconception is that simply disinfecting a surface is enough to sanitize it. This is not the case, cleaning and disinfecting are both important parts of a thorough sanitizing process. Why do both? Surfaces must be properly cleaned prior… Continue Reading The Importance of Cleaning Before Disinfecting
2020 marks the start of a new year and a new decade. The start of a new year also provides an opportunity to reflect on what was learned over the past year. At IPC, we’re thrilled to see how the popularity of our blog has grown exponentially over the past year. Some of you liked… Continue Reading A Look Back: IPC’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019
Regulated industries use ultrasonic cleaning for pharmaceutical equipment, medical devices, surgical equipment, labware, optical instruments, and dental equipment because it is highly effective at removing soil and debris before sterilization, especially on intricate or hard-to-reach parts. A detergent must be used in conjunction with ultrasonic cleaning in order to effectively remove most soils. A multipurpose… Continue Reading Selecting the Right Ultrasonic Cleaning Detergent for Regulated Industries
Rubber assembly can be scary! So many parts…all different shapes and sizes. Trying to insert them into proper position without twisting or tearing can be quite a challenge. Don’t be tricked, treat yourself to P-80® Temporary Rubber Assembly Lubricants and slide parts easily into place. Rubber is naturally slip-resistant making it difficult to install, remove… Continue Reading Don’t Get Spooked By Rubber Assembly! Treat Yourself to P-80® Lubricants!
Do you know how economical it is to purchase IPC’s lubricants and cleaners in bulk? Depending on the product, you can save as much as 60% off list price when you switch to a 20-liter pail. Savings may also be realized in reductions in product cost, packaging cost, and shipping cost. Many of International Products… Continue Reading Save Up to 60% by Switching to 20-Liter Pails
Rubber can be difficult to install, remove or manipulate. It’s not unusual for rubber parts to slip or break during assembly or not fit into place: an O-ring may get twisted, a heater hose may not fully insert, or a gap can appear in a waterproof seal. Improper assembly can lead to a multitude of… Continue Reading 5 Step Guide to Choosing The Right Assembly Lubricant