[volt-nuts] Best cleaning procedure for precision cirquits
garnere at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 22:54:00 UTC 2010
Is there a compelling reason not to use canned de-fluxer? I use
and it seems to leave my boards very nice looking after soldering.
before soldering I give them a quick wipe with isopropyl alcohol to
On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Chuck Harris <cfharris at erols.com> wrote:
> I don't like denatured alcohol. They add a little methyl
> alcohol, which is very poisonous for skin contact, ingestion,
> and breathing. Also, it is rather corrosive.... and worst of
> all, it leaves behind a white powder when it dries.
> If you really want to use ethanol (the base for denatured alcohol),
> buy it from the liquor store.
> Aerosol cans of "compressed air" are really filled with anything
> but air. They used to be filled with freon, and then later butane,
> NO2, and finally CO2.
> -Chuck Harris
> Andreas Jahn wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> thanks for the many informations and proposals.
>>> From Your proposals I think the most interesting for my capabilites are:
>> - the isopropylene alcohol
>> - and the "Kontakt LR" cleaner
>> both for the last (3rd?) cleaning stage since the denatured alcohol is
>> much cheaper.
>> And I have learned that I should get some aerosol cans with compressed
>> air for drying the cirquit.
>> with best regards
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