How to clean electrical components with an Ultrasonic Cleaner - Case Study

Customers Criteria: Free from all contamination
Component: Electrical component
Material: Copper
Contamination prior to cleaning: Burn marks/staining
Total number off: 4
Number off per run: 1

Ultrasonic Cleaner Cleaning Agent Temperature(s) Concentration
Kemet 30 Rodastel 30 45°C 8%
Kemet 30 De-ionised water 40°C 100%
Versa 120 Dryer N/A 60°C N/A

Process for cleaning Electrical components:

Wash: Each part was cleaned individually; the part was placed in the basket then submerged in the tank. All parts had a cycle time of 10 minutes. Rinse: After the wash cycle the parts were then rinsed in a stand alone tank using deionised water with no Sonics for a cycle time of 2 minutes. Drying: Finally the tools were dried with a temperature setting of 60°C for a cycle time of 5 minutes. Comments: Some heavy staining has been removed and the parts brightened. Some staining /etching marks still present which cannot be removed without damaging the parts.

Before cleaning Electrical component

Before cleaning Electrical component

After cleaning Electrical component

after cleaning Electrical component