Handbook for Critical Cleaning – Cleaning Agents and Systems Print E-mail
User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 
Written by Bob Willis   
Friday, 17 June 2011 17:10

Handbook for Critical Cleaning – Cleaning Agents and Systems

Edited by Barbara & Edward Kanegsberg, 2011


The range of cleaning topics here is wide; it is more an engineering library resource, rather than a personal reference book, unless your interest covers all cleaning disciplines. I recommend engineers check the chapter listing for an insight to the wide scope of these titles.

A number of excellent chapters are specific to electronics applications, including materials, equipment, processes and failure modes. I particularly liked Mike Bixenman’s chapter, which says the most important issue in cleaning is solubility, often overlooked. This chapter could be extended into its own book with more illustrations and examples.

This is a good introduction and guide to requirements for clean room environments and cleanliness levels.

I will post my top ten books for 2011 in a future column.

Bob Willis will run training workshops at SMTA International, and has 2011 online training webinars on more than 20 design, assembly and soldering process topics at www.bobwillisonline.com/training.asp. He also will return to IPC Apex Expo 2012 in San Diego with more workshops.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 June 2011 08:38
 

Columns

Eastern-US: China’s New Competitor?

Parity emerges among EMS Factories from Asia, Mexico and the US.

For the first time in years we see parity in the Eastern US among EMS factories from Asia, Mexico and the US. This EMS market condition will permit American OEMs (the EMS industry refers to OEMs as customers) to have more EMS pathways to choose from. Now more than ever, such EMS assignments will require deeper investigation relating to the OEMs’ evaluation of manufacturing strategies.

Read more...
 
The Human Touch

For those who count on the electronics industry for big feats, it’s been a remarkable couple of years.

Read more...
 

Features

Advances in Concentration Monitoring and Closed-Loop Control

Contaminated bath water skews refractive index results. New technology can accurately measure aqueous cleaning agent concentration.

Read more...
 
Circuits Disassembly: Materials Characterization and Failure Analysis

A systematic approach to nonconventional methods of encapsulant removal.

Read more...
 

Search

Search

Login

CB Login

Language

Language

English French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish
 

Products

Panasonic Debuts PanaCIM Maintenance with Augmented Reality
PanaCIM Maintenance with Augmented Reality software provides instant communication and information to factory technicians -- when and where it is needed -- so they can respond to factory needs more...