Electronics Forum | Wed Dec 17 16:12:01 EST 2003 | Ashok Dhawan
Anyone who has experienced and resolved tarnishing of Aluminium surface upon cleaning with DI water + saponifier. The aluminium surface is protected with conversion coating (clear) which is turning black when exposed to saponifier solution.
Electronics Forum | Fri Feb 13 12:16:05 EST 2004 | Mike Konrad
Ashok, It is most likely not the DI water that is attacking the aluminum rather it is the saponifier. DI water is only in contact with the parts for a relatively short time. If your cleaning process provides for a rapid drying cycle, you should be
Electronics Forum | Fri Feb 13 13:27:22 EST 2004 | blnorman
So Deionized water has high ion concentrations, never knew that.
Electronics Forum | Fri Feb 13 11:54:44 EST 2004 | Gary
We have an automatic washer that is using DI water in the final rinse for stainless steel surgical tools. Is this practical. Will it extented the life of the tools or just remove spots?
Electronics Forum | Mon Dec 22 18:08:38 EST 2003 | Tom B
Dave is absolutely right! A question is there free standing DI water left on Parts after wash and rinse, if so this can definetly exacerbate the problem. You can try to remove excess DI water by using an IONIZER air source to blow off any water. S
Electronics Forum | Wed Dec 17 17:57:51 EST 2003 | davef
9. * Conversion coatings are very nice "paints" that allow other paints to stick to aluminum. Type 1 coatings are thicker than Type 3, which are whisper thin. Alodine 120X (Amchem) and Iridite 14-2 (Allied Research Products) are good conversion coa
Electronics Forum | Wed Mar 24 21:51:23 EST 2004 | davef
Dreamy It sounds like you are having fun in your new job. Saponifier. Alkaline chemicals, added to water, that convert rosin/resin flux residues in the water to soluble soaps. Generally, saponifiers are better if used in an aggressive spray-in-ai
Electronics Forum | Tue May 20 19:48:19 EDT 2008 | davef
Here's one way to think through your choices ... 3 Saponifier / non saponifier 3a Saponifiers: * Aqueous Technologies: PCB-Wash http://www.aqueoustech.com * Kyzen: XJN http://www.kyzen.com * EnviroSense: Enviro Gold #816 http://www.envirosense-inc
Electronics Forum | Thu Jan 06 23:07:48 EST 2011 | essohn
Hello~ I need your expoertised experience. Do you have any experience of Saponifier influence on Al pad for wire bonding. We have a porblem of no wire bonding in use of saponifier in order to remove clean type flux. thanks in advance