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by valgamaa
Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: best way to remove solder flux?
Replies: 10
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Re: best way to remove solder flux?

I cleaned another PCB at the weekend using the IPA/bleack brew, and you can see the results here http://liivatera.com/styled-2/styled-9/ It takes a few minutes to work (I think I left the board in the mix for 5-10 mins), but there are no signs of the white residue that plagued me before. I used lots...
by valgamaa
Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: best way to remove solder flux?
Replies: 10
Views: 37434

Re: best way to remove solder flux?

I use a 50:50 mixture of IPA and domestic bleach, which works well for me. It is the same principle as the Windex mixture, but easier to obtain (at least in the UK). The board needs to soak for a few minutes, then rinsed under a tap. Of course this needs to be done before fitting pots, trimmers and ...