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Cleaning Technologies – Trends and Developments

Posted on 18 August 2014 by Electrolube
Tags: Safewash, Electronic and General Purpose Cleaning, Cleaning

Cleaning is an essential process within electronics manufacture and has been used for many years to remove potentially harmful contaminants during PCB manufacture. Such contaminants include flux, solder and adhesive residues, and other more general contaminants such as dust and debris present from other manufacturing processes. The purpose of cleaning, specifically within the rapidly expanding electronics industry, is to essentially improve product lifetime by ensuring good surface resistance and by preventing current leakage leading to PCB failure. Read more >

Additional environmental product to the Electrolube Safewash Range

Posted on 11 August 2014 by Electrolube
Tags: Safewash, Electronic and General Purpose Cleaning, Environment, Cleaning

Electrolube have an additional product, Safewash Total, to their well established water based cleaning range. Safewash Total is a specially formulated blend of non-flammable solvents which form a micro-emulsion when mixed with water. Designed for removal of a wide range of residues and contaminants from printed circuit boards with all types of application methods, including dishwasher, in-line pressure systems, ultrasonic and spray under immersion. Read more >

Essential Cleaning for Electronics Assemblies

Posted on 01 October 2009 by Electrolube
Tags: Cleaning

Cleaning is an essential process within electronics manufacture and has been used for many years to remove potentially harmful contaminants during PCB manufacture. Such contaminants include flux, solder and adhesive residues, and other more general contaminants such as dust and debris present from other manufacturing processes. The purpose of cleaning, specifically within the rapidly expanding electronics industry, is to essentially improve product lifetime by ensuring good surface resistance and by preventing current leakage leading to PCB failure.…

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