Electrolube Safewash range, available from Electrolube Australasia , is an effective family of aqueous cleaning products and is currently in use by major manufacturers in a wide variety of cleaning machines. It provides superior cleaning performance, to military and commercial standards, at minimal financial and environmental cost.
At Productronica 2009, Electrolube are launching an additional product to this well established range. Safewash Total is a specially formulated blend of non-flammable solvents which form a micro-emulsion when mixed with water. Designed for cleaning printed circuit boards, it is suitable for the removal of leaded, lead-free and no-clean flux residues. The cleaner can also be used for applications such as the removal of pastes and adhesives from screens, stencils, boards and accessories as well as general degreasing applications.
Safewash Total is a low foam cleaner, suitable for use in dishwasher and in-line pressure systems, as well as Ultrasonic and spray under immersion applications.
Supplied as a concentrate, the product has an inbuilt corrosion inhibitor allowing for the safe cleaning of sensitive metals, including copper and aluminium. Safewash Total is also harmless to plastics in typical application temperatures and cycle times, although testing is always advised in the specific application prior to large scale use.
Cleaning efficiency can be maintained, even after many uses, by regularly filtering the Safewash Total solution to remove contaminants. A variety of methods including refractive index, pH and electrical conductivity can be used to determine the contamination level of the solution. The most suitable method will depend on the type of residue being removed.
The benefits of Safewash Total include excellent cleaning performance, in a wide variety of applications, even at low temperatures. It has the versatility to allow cleaning using an array of different equipment and methods and being surfactant free, it is extremely easy to rinse. In addition it offers low toxicity, VOC, odour and foam, making it environmentally and user friendly.
For more information visit the Electrolube stand at Productronica or visit the website: www.electrolube.com