“How to remove smell from silicone?” That’s a very good question. The person who raises this question must be a person who lives carefully. When installing or repairing the silicone hose, the silicone hose may be stained with oil. How to clean the silicone hose? Next, OrientFlex introduces methods of removing odor by silicagel hose. Let’s take a look.
What should I clean my silicone hose with?
The easiest way is to place the silicone tube flat in a clean environment with good air circulation. The longer the time of prevention, the weaker the adsorption capacity. For silicone hose manufacturers, silicone hose storage environment requirements are strict, avoid dust. Once the adsorption of excessive dust will affect the quality of products and delivery efficiency, so must pay special attention to.
How to remove smell from silicone hose？
1.Washing with soap water: Firstly, put the silicone hose in warm water and add an appropriate amount of soap. Then, use a towel to wipe the entire silicone hose and rinse thoroughly with clean water. This can remove dirt and odor from the surface of the silicone hose.
2.Using white vinegar: Mix white vinegar with an equal amount of water and pour the mixture into a shallow dish. Soak the silicone hose in the white vinegar solution for about 30 minutes. Then, take out the silicone hose and rinse thoroughly with clean water. White vinegar can neutralize the odor in the silicone hose, making it fresher.
3.Using baking soda: Mix baking soda with enough water to make a thick paste. Then, put the silicone hose in the baking soda paste and soak it for a few hours. Finally, rinse thoroughly with clean water. Baking soda can neutralize odor and make the silicone hose cleaner.
4.Using bleach: If the above methods cannot remove the odor of the silicone hose, you can try using bleach. Mix bleach with enough water and soak the silicone hose in the mixture. Then, take out the silicone hose and rinse thoroughly with clean water. However, please note that using bleach requires extra care as it may damage the material of the silicone hose.”
Cleaning silicone hose must pay special attention to, do not use WD40 and petroleum based cleaning products cleaning. These products will seriously break the molecular structure of organic silicon, leading to the degradation of product performance.
Hopefully you feel a little more informed about how to remove smell from silicone?If you’ve been struggling to find just the right part, there’s no need to keep searching. Turn to OrientFlex, and we’ll find or create the right solution for you. We’re experts in silicone hoses, Auto Rubber Hose, Air Intake Hose, connectors, and more. Put our knowledge to work for you! We look forward to working with you today and for years to come.