Flux-Off Tri-V

The Ultimate n-Propyl (nPB) Replacement

Flux-Off Tri-V Flux Remover is an extra strength nonflammable solvent that removes heavy and encrusted flux deposits. This solvent system is engineered to remove all types of flux types while evaporating quickly and leaving no residues. Tri-V replacement chemistry is an innovative new chemistry that does not contain any n-propyl bromide, TCE or any ozone depleting compounds.

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Features & Benefits

  • Nonflammable, can be used on energized equipment
  • Powerful cleaning agent to remove R, RA, RMA, and synthetic fluxes
  • Removes encrusted fluxes and white residues
  • Penetrates to clean hard to reach areas
  • Evaporates quickly and leaves no residues, minimizes down time
  • Does not contain n-propyl bromide, trichloroethylene, or perchloroethylene
  • Stabilized for metals such as aluminum, magnesium, titanium, and brass
  • Noncorrosive, safe for sensitive metals

Applications

  • Chip Carriers
  • Heat Sinks
  • Metal Housings and Chassis
  • Printed Circuit Boards
  • Plugs
  • Relays and Contacts
  • Sockets
  • Surface Mount Device Pads
  • Switches

Vapor Degreaser Setting Guidelines

  • Boiling point – 118°F / 48°C
  • Boil sump temp set – 127°F / 53°C  
  • High solvent temp set – 136°F / 58°C
  • Refrigerant high temp set – 109°F / 43°C

Note: As with all vapor degreaser equipment and processes, observe all safety precautions, guidelines and operating rules associated with these units.  Failure to do so may put operations personnel at risk.  Avoid excessive vapor losses, loss of refrigeration, excessive boil sump heat, etc.  Make sure all equipment is operated in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines and instructions.  If in doubt, contact your manufacturer immediately.

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Part # Size Units Per Case Price Per Case Add To Cart
VVV195

1 gal / 3.7 L container

1 container per case $217.07
VVV595

5 gal / 19 L container

1 container per case $729.11
VVV5595

53 gal / 200 L drum

1 drum $6,391.78
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FAQ's

There are a number of regulations prohibiting the use of chlorinated solvents. Should I be concerned with Trans, which is used in many of your nonflammable cleaners?

No, it should not be a concern. Many of Chemtronics' nonflammable solvents (e.g. Electro-Wash VZ, Flux-Off Tri-V) contain 1,2-trans-dichloroethylene (Trans, CAS# 156-60-5), which has caused confusion. The regulations controlling chlorinated solvents do not generally pertain to Trans. The following are the reasons: Many are confused with “chloro” substances due to the NESHAP requirements. The big 3 chlorinated substances are Perchloroethylene (Perc), Trichloroethylene (TCE), and methylene chloride. The association of those with all chlorinated substances is not valid. NESHAP requirements only refer to restrictions of emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAP). Of the nearly 200 substances listed as HAP’s, Trans is not on that list. Reference the following link: https://www.epa.gov/haps/initial-list-hazardous-air-pollutants-modifications. Trans has the same exposure limit (per ACGIH) time-weighted average (TWA) as 2-propanol (IPA) -- 200 ppm. In contrast, n-Propyl Bromide (nPB) is commonly used in vapor degreasers, with TWA established by ACGIH of 10 ppm. It has been proposed to be reduced to 0.1 ppm. nPB is also listed on various carcinogen lists, notably Prop 65.

What spigot or spout do you recommend for your metal 5-gallon and 55-gallon drums?

Metal 5-gallon and 55-gallon drums are compatible with standard 3/4" and 2" spouts. Ideally use 3/4" for 5-gallon, 2" for 55-gallon.

Are Tri-V cleaners good replacements for n-propyl bromide (nPB)?

Yes, Tri-V high performance solvent cleaners are nonflammable, powerful cleaners like nPB, safer than nPB, and are also economically priced.

How do I figure out the shelf life of a product?

The shelf life of a product can be found on either the technical data sheet (TDS), available on the product page, or by looking on the certificate on conformance (COC). The COC can be downloaded by going to https://www.chemtronics.com/coc. Once you have the shelf life, you will need to add it to the manufacture date for a use-by date. The manufacture date can be identified by the batch number. The batch code used on most of our products are manufacture dates in the Julian Date format. The format is YYDDD, where YY = year, DDD = day. For example, 19200 translates to the 200th day of 2019, or July 19, 2019. This webpage explains and provides charts to help interpret our batch numbers: https://www.chemtronics.com/batch-codes.

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