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Surface And Hole Cleaning Technique for Raw Boards

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061929D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Kolesinskas, FP [+details]

Abstract

The cleaning of a printed circuit board (PCB) commonly employs a method of spraying with a chemical bath and/or brushing. This method has the limitating factors of risk to circuit lines and that the spraying of chemicals may redeposit contaminants elsewhere on the board, or move contaminants to connector ho which can cause product failure or serve as long term reliability risk sites. A method of cleaning a PCB without these limits is described in the following.