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Cleaning conditions

Cleaning solvent

Characteristics of cleaning solvents

Following table shows typical solvents and their characteristics. Note that some of solvents in the same subclass do not have the same characteristics depending on the manufacturers and their product groups. Consult the manufacturer about a suitable solvent and perform an assessment before using it.

Classification Type Characteristics Typical process
Rinsing ability Ignitability Toxicity Environmental
Issue
Running cost
Organic solvent Fluoric solvent × × Ultrasonic cleaning

Dry
Alcoholic solvent × (1)
Ultrasonic cleaning

Rinse

Dry
Hydrocarbon × Ultrasonic cleaning

Rinse

Dry
Water soluble Alkaline surfactant × Ultrasonic cleaning

Water cleaning

Dry

NOTE ○:Excellent △: Caution ×: Unrecommended
(1) Check the local government regulations regarding volatile organic compounds (VOC).

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