Cleaning jewelry, watches, eyeglasses, rings, and other delicate items can often be frustrating and time consuming. You have to gently use a toothbrush to try and get into all the crevices.
But almost always the brush just doesn’t get that deep clean that you really desire.
Even worse a simple brushing motion can often scratch or sometimes break delicate objects. This is why you need an ultrasonic cleaner.
Using the power of microscopic bubbles, every little piece of dirt will be gently whisked away from your item.
Electricity generates these microscopic bubbles that when they pop act as little vacuums that suck away dirt, often dirt that you didn’t even know was there. Ultrasonic cleaners really make your life a lot easier.
Below I review the top four ultrasonic cleaners and explain the benefits and features of each model.
Magnasonic Professional Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner Review
It works great for jewelry, and that is the most common item cleaned with this ultrasonic cleaner.
However you can also clean eyeglasses, watches, rings and coins. Simply choose from one of the five pre-set cleaning cycles and close the top cover. The cleaner will run at 90, 180, 280, 380 or 480 seconds and will send pulses of ultrasonic sound waves at a frequency of 42,000 Hz.
The waves will really deeply clean whatever you put in the inner basket. The Magnasonic will hold up to 20 ounces of material.
You can use this cleaner with only tap water and it will work well. However I recommend adding a drop or two of dish soap, for a true deep clean.
Specialized jewelry cleaning formula is also available, you can learn more about that below.
iSonic Professional Grade Ultrasonic Cleaner Review
You know with iSonic you are getting quality craftsmanship. Yes this model is a bit more expensive than the other reviewed models but you get a bigger cleaning container, which holds up to 85 ounces of material, and a heater function.
The heater function is a great feature that really helps break down set in dirt or grime. This model works great for cleaning gun parts.
With an addition of a few drops of specially formulated gun parts cleaning solution, your gun will be cleaner than you could have imagined.
Read more about the cleaning solution I recommend below. This cleaner also has five pre-set cleaning times; 90, 180, 280, 380, or 480 seconds.
This model also uses powerful 42,000 Hz of cleaning sound waves.
Also works great on jewelry, watches, rings, and other dirty delicate objects.
iSonic F3900 Ultrasonic Cleaner for Dentures Review
What I like about this model is it includes a packet of denture cleaning powder. The F3900 has only two buttons, an off and on switch.
The cleaner runs on a 5 minute cycle and will automatically shut off after the cycle is complete. As this is a smaller model, really only designed for various dental devices, the capacity of the inner basket is approximately 4 ounces.
If you have extra large dentures, or joined dental appliances you should use the bigger D2830 model.
You can clean other small pieces of jewelry as well with this cleaner.
The F3900 will work with water only, but to get out stains you should use the cleaner in conjunction with the provided denture powder.
Ivation IVUC96S Digital Ultrasonic Cleaner Review
This model also includes a disc cleaning stand, that slides right into the basket and cleans up to two discs at once. Another nice feature is the included watch and earring holder that keeps your delicate items elevated while being cleaned.
5 different cleaning times from 90 seconds to eight minutes allow you to choose the perfect cleaning time. Unlike other models you can also choose from three energy settings.
The lowest setting allows you to clean very delicate items, and the highest option allows you to really power clean more durable items.
A heating function would be great for this cleaner but it unfortunately does not have one.
However, I recommend using warm to hot water to get a similar effect, if you really want a deep clean with this model.
Water works well in ultrasonic cleaners, but if you really want to break down dirt and grime I recommend using this concentrated solution that is formulated to clean.
If you are cleaning gun parts, or other metal objects. I recommend using this cleaner that is formulated to deep clean and scrub metal gun parts.