Modern household appliances make our lives much more comfortable. Thanks to them, we can forget many routine household chores and devote ourselves to family or hobbies. An ultrasonic home cleaner can save even more time and make various small items in our home perfectly clean.
What Is an Ultrasonic Cleaner?
An ultrasonic cleaner is a small device that, with the help of water and ultrasound, can remove dirt in the most hard-to-reach places of some items. It is enough to pour water into the container, put the things you want to clean inside, and close the device cover. Then water and ultrasound will do their job, after which you will get clean items out of the cleaner.
Items that we can clean with ultrasound:
- Cutlery made of silver or other metals;
- Small engine parts;
- Nail scissors.
At the same time, сostume jewelry, delicate materials, or wood should not be placed in the ultrasonic cleaner.
How to Сhoose an Ultrasonic Cleaner
Although the principle of operation of these cleaners is the same, they differ from each other in some characteristics. To choose the best ultrasonic cleaner for you, pay attention to the following parameters:
- Scope of the cleaner. Ultrasonic cleaners can be either industrial or for home use. Usually, the ones used in the industry have a larger volume to clean larger items. An appropriately sized cleaner will save you space in your home and the amount of water you use.
- Immersion depth. Ultrasonics remove dirt from an object when it is in the cleaning solution. If you plan to clean large items, make sure they will fit in the container.
- Grid for small parts. For example, if you want to treat jewelry, you need a mesh with very tiny holes. The cleaning efficiency is reduced when the item is at the bottom of the ultrasonic cleaner.
- The more water the device uses, the more power it needs.
- Frequency range. The frequency affects the degree of purification. It’s a good idea if you already understand what items you will submerge in the cleaner when you buy it. The lower the frequency, the rougher and more intense the device will affect the dirt. For example, if you buy a cleaner to remove dirt from jewelry, pay attention to the high-frequency model.
- Additional settings. For example, the cleaner may have a timer function. That will allow you to set the desired duration of operation of the device, thereby saving time, water, and electricity.
- Heating water. Cleaners that have this feature heat water too near boiling point. Hot water helps soften hard deposits faster, especially in hard-to-reach places.
Of course, the last important parameter is the price. The bigger the device, the more expensive it is. Therefore, it is essential to objectively evaluate the number and size of the items you are going to clean with ultrasound.
Now you have the fundamental criteria for choosing an ultrasonic cleaner. In addition to the above, it is necessary to select the cleaner carefully. For easy dirt, a simple soapy solution will usually suffice. But if you need to remove blood or other difficult-to-clean stains, it’s better to choose an individual cleaner.