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Solvent for a stencil printer

Electronics Forum | Mon Feb 16 16:23:32 EST 2004 | blnorman

We tried Ionox BC in our MPM, but evidently a feed line came loose allowing the Ionox to spray, flood, whatever on the inside of the machine. The Ionox ate through some of the insulation on the wires. As long as it stayed in the plumbing, it worked

Solvent for a stencil printer

Electronics Forum | Mon Feb 16 16:37:40 EST 2004 | adlsmt

I would try it dry first, we have never used solvents in our SPM, AP-20 or UP2000. Wipe every 4 to 10 boards. Normally dont have to wipe when using epxoy.

Solvent for a stencil printer

Electronics Forum | Tue Feb 17 15:38:18 EST 2004 | cyber_wolf

I agree with dry wiping. We have 4 SPM's and 2 AP25's, we have never had a need for solvent. I would be cautious using alcohol/ or alcohol based solvents.

Solvent for a stencil printer

Electronics Forum | Mon Feb 23 13:12:55 EST 2004 | Mark

I have used MPM 3000 and Dek 265 Horizon. We always just fill them up with regular old alcohol. Cheapest and easiest way to maintain.

US cleaner vs meshed stencil

Electronics Forum | Tue Jan 23 12:27:26 EST 2007 | bschreiber

Here is a thread on the subject: http://www.smtnet.com/Forums/index.cfm?fuseaction=view_thread&CFApp=1&Thread_ID=9508&#Message37975 There is also information in this article by Richard Clouthier: http://www.smartsonic.com/article.html

Used automatic stencil print recommendations

Electronics Forum | Mon Apr 14 16:41:59 EDT 2008 | ck_the_flip

The added benefit to MPM SP's is that, it forces the operator to look at quality. She won't have 2d or 3d to rely on. Also, it places heavy emphasis on a good setup.

stencil to pcb manufacturing tolerance

Electronics Forum | Fri Oct 31 07:15:39 EDT 2008 | kingshar

Hi Andrzej, Thank you for your suggestions. The Link which you referred is really informative. Thanks and Regards, Kingshar

manual stencil print 2 passes

Electronics Forum | Tue Dec 23 14:45:06 EST 2008 | comatose

One thing that helps is to divide large pads into a series of smaller pads. This prevents the scooping you're talking about.

Best practice for stencil cleanning

Electronics Forum | Fri May 14 13:16:05 EDT 2010 | cyber_wolf

We used to use spray machines. We now have a PMR ultrasonic cleaner. Ultrasonic is the best in my opinion.

solder paste release from stencil

Electronics Forum | Wed Jul 20 13:02:48 EDT 2011 | markhoch

I just asked the same question a few weeks ago. Here's the link to that thread: http://www.smtnet.com/Forums/index.cfm?fuseaction=view_thread&CFApp=1&Thread_ID=15684&mc=3

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