[sdiy] Board Cleaning, Was: Super S/H doc

Maarten diy at artefacts.nl
Tue Jul 14 09:03:29 CEST 2015

I use Electrolube Fluxclene (FLU400DB).
Op 14-7-2015 om 0:01 schreef MTG:
> What are people using to clean boards with these days?  I've been using
> electronic grade isopropyl alcohol on boards I repair (solder is
> old-school Kester 245 SN63/PB37) and it sure takes a lot of IPA and
> patience to get a board clean. Same if you use it on "new construction".
> Then I read someone is using MEK, but have never tried that:
> http://bustedgear.com/repair_IC_socket_install_2.htm
> Now Ian mentions ethanol.
> I tried the MG Chemicals Flux Remover and I thought that was worse (more
> wasteful and expensive) than IPA. And sometimes left a white residue.
> It's mainly flux cleaning I'm after.
> GB
> On 7/13/2015 12:11 PM, Ian Fritz wrote:
>> As far as measuring leakage at these extremely low levels, it was
>> important to wire the hi-Z node in the air and to carefully clean around
>> this area with electronic-grade ethanol followed by ample drying time.
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