I am using contact cleaner spray (CRC Spray) its clean, and gets dry instantly without leaving any trace. PraveenA45wr ... From: Leon HellerMessage 1 of 41 , Mar 30, 2011View Source
I am using contact cleaner spray (CRC Spray) its clean, and gets dry instantly without leaving any trace.PraveenA45wr
--- On Wed, 3/30/11, Leon Heller <leon355@...> wrote:
From: Leon Heller <leon355@...>
Subject: Re: [softrock40] Flux Removal - Blech! and Good Grief
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 7:47 AM
On 30/03/2011 00:59, Joel Black wrote:
> Ok, after working with fiber equipment, I should have known better than
> to try and use 70% isopropyl to remove flux. I have gone back and tried
> it with denatured alcohol, but I *still* have a white film. What in the
> world are the rest of you using to remove flux?
You need 99% IPA!
... The problem wit the dishwasher is it does not get the water hot enough. They recommend using 180 degree F water for washing boards in a washer. And theMessage 41 of 41 , Nov 1, 2011View SourceOn Thu, 2011-03-31 at 13:10 +0100, Leon Heller wrote:
> On 31/03/2011 01:40, Bernie Hunt wrote:The problem wit the dishwasher is it does not get the water hot enough.
> > I've always been a fan of water soluble flux. I know some people don't like it, but I've never had a problem with it. Give the board a good scrub under hot water and it's squeaky clean.
> Some years ago I had a job interview with a company. After the interview
> they showed me round their facility which included a PCB assembly area.
> I noticed a dishwasher and asked them about it - they used it for
> removing the water-soluble flux from their boards.
They recommend using 180 degree F water for washing boards in a washer.
And the really good places use deionized water also for cleaning.
I really like water-soluble flux it works so much better than no-clean
or rosin core. But NEVER use it on wires. It wicks up the insulation
and 6 weeks later has eaten through the wire and no more connection
under the insulation.