Maintenance and Repair Cleaning
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Chemtronics® complete line of high purity solvents are the finest, most effective products made for the critical cleaning and degreasing of electronics, electrical assemblies
All aerosols can be sprayed in any direction, even upside down. Look for the “All-Way Spray” icon on the can.
Electro-Wash® Cleaner Degreasers are engineered to clean a wide variety of soil, oil, grease, oxides and handling contamination, from equipment and assemblies that include:
- Metal and fiber optic cable splices
- Motors and transformers
- Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
- Pneumatic and hydraulic assemblies
- Electronics and electrical equipment
- Meters/measurement devices
Max-Kleen™ Heavy-Duty Degreasers rise to the challenge of your most difficult jobs. These industrial strength cleaners offer fast, easy removal of grease, tar, asphalt, oil
Recommended for all degreasing applications including:
- Clutches, armatures, generators, and compressors
- Electrical motors and equipment
- Bearings, chains, cables, pulleys and gear drives
- Brakes, springs
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Can you spray contact cleaner on a circuit board?
Most contact cleaners are safe to use on printed circuit boards (PCBs) in electronic devices. Make sure the contact cleaner solvent is compatible with all components, connectors, and packaging by testing on a scrap part or inconspicuous area.
How do you clean dirty electrical contacts?
Hold object to be cleaned in vertical position so the solvent and soil can run off. Spray 4 - 6 inches (10-15 cm) from surface. Wash from top to bottom, allowing the liquid to flush away contaminants. For precision application, use with extension tube. Allow solvent to fully evaporate and dry before...
How do you clean corroded contacts?
To improve the connection quality of an electrical contact or switch, you can remove oxidation or rust either mechanically and/or chemically. A brass or steel brush is the most common method of scrubbing off oxidation, although for sensitive contacts nylon is also used. With this method, take care t...
What is contact cleaner used for?
A contact cleaner (also called electrical cleaner, switch cleaner, electrical contact cleaner, and specific for automotive repair, battery terminal cleaner) is a solvent cleaner designed to remove contamination from electrical contacts, the conductive surfaces of connectors, switches and other elect...
Is lubricant like WD-40 a good contact cleaner?
Generally, contact cleaners contain 100% solvent, which dissolves grease, carbon deposits, and other contamination, and allows it to run off. The solvent then evaporates, leaving a clean, conductive surface behind. Aerosol lubricants, like WD-40, have some cleaning ability, since the oil in the can ...