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Cleaning, Washing, Solvents << Page 1 of 10 >>
These programs cover manual and automated cleaning systems, water and other solvent based cleaning and cleaning solutions.

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Seeking Alternatives to Solvent Cleaning
Seeking Alternatives to Solvent Cleaning
We are currently using a mix of trichloroethylene and IPA for cleaning in the ratio of 10 to 90. We are looking to eliminate the use of trichloroethylene and request your input. The Assembly Brothers, Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow, share their insight.
Board Talk
Incoming Circuit Boards - How Clean Is Clean?
Incoming Circuit Boards - How Clean Is Clean?
We're having cleanliness issues, our assembly processes are not introducing contaminants. Could it be the result of incoming PCB cleanliness?
Board Talk
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Deionized Water Sample Testing
Resistivity readings of the deionized water from our in-line sensor are above 15 megohms. Samples tested outside have been 1 megohm.
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Selecting Cleaning Processes for Defluxing
Selecting Cleaning Processes for Defluxing
This paper discusses the factors, advantages and disadvantages to consider for commonly used cleaning processes.
Production Floor
How Clean is Clean Enough
How Clean is Clean Enough
This research determined at what level each ionic contaminant on nominal lead spacing in electronic hardware will cause current leakage and corrosion.
Analysis Lab
Dissolution of Metal Foils in Common Beverages
In this study the dissolution of aluminum, copper, gold, iron, lead, nickel, SAC305 solder, silver, tin and zinc was examined.
Analysis Lab
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Can Water be Harmful to Electronics Components?
A new quality assurance engineer insists that electronics components should not be cleaned with water. Can you enlighten us?
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Can Water Harm Electronic Components?
Can Water Harm Electronic Components?
A new quality assurance engineer insists electronic components should not be cleaned with water. Can you enlighten us?
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Results with Benchtop PCB Cleaning
Results with Benchtop PCB Cleaning
This paper examines the role variables play in aerosol cleaning and offers guidelines to improve an aerosol cleaning process.
Production Floor
Why Switch From Pure DI-Water to Chemistry
Why Switch From Pure DI-Water to Chemistry
The purpose of this paper is to report a timely direct comparison between a pure DI-water process and a chemically assisted application.
Production Floor
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