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How to Clean Flux From Under Low Stand-Off QFN Components
Because of the low stand-off of QFN components (around ½-1 mil) common on printed circuit boards (PCB), it is very difficult to get enough contact time with a cleaner to break through the flux next...
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Cleaning Electronics with Isopropyl Alcohol
Chemicals are found throughout the electronic assembly and repair process, but no solvent is more common than isopropyl alcohol. It is universally used for cleaning and as a main constituent of fluxes, next...
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Optimizing the Vapor Degreasing Process
Vapor degreasers use a closed-loop system that works very reliably and efficiently as long as it is set-up correctly. If not, you can experience solvent loss, equipment corrosion, loss of cleaning performance, next...
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Trans: the Cleaning Workhorse
Trans-1, 2 - Dichloroethylene, commonly called “trans”, is an important solvent cleaning workhorse because it has high solvency, is reasonably priced, and can easily be formulated into nonflammable next...
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Critical Cleaning is Lean
By Barbara and Ed Kanegsberg, BFK Solutions LLC, guest contributors According to the gospel of Lean Manufacturing, if a company is not lean, it cannot be competitive. The business will fail; workers will next...
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Key Operational Checks When Setting Up A New Vapor Degreaser
Vapor degreasers use a closed-loop system that works very reliably and efficiently as long as it is set-up correctly. If not, you can experience solvent loss, equipment corrosion, loss of cleaning performance, next...
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How Heat Sink Compound Keeps Electronics Cool
What is heat sink compound? Heat sink compound (also called thermal grease, thermal compound, CPU grease, heat paste, heat sink paste, and thermal interface material) is a sticky paste that's used next...
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New Limited Quantity Symbol on Product Cartons
Through 2019, we will be changing the markings of some of our product cartons from “ORM-D” to the Limited Quantity symbol. This is to bring us up-to-date with the latest shipping requirements. next...
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Finding the Best Location for Your Vapor Degreaser
Vapor degreaser equipment cleans by condensing solvents vapors on the object that it is cleaning. The process is used to clean various materials during manufacturing such as plastic, glass, metal, gold, next...
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New Fine-L-Kote LED2 Silicone Coating
Formulations engineered for light emitting diode (LED) applications where optical clarity is required. Silicone conformal coating designed to coat over LEDs. Fine-L-Koteâ„¢ LED2 is specifically designed next...
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