Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Apparatus for cleaning mechanical devices using terpene compounds










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #5240018.

Apparatus for cleaning printed wiring boards and/or printed circuit boards after soldering thereof for removal of rosin soldering fluxes using terpene compounds. The apparatus includes three separate components, a first housing containing the terpene washing apparatus, a second housing containing a water rinsing apparatus, and intermediate conveying means for transporting the devices from the first housing to the second housing. This intermediate conveying means should be disposed at an angle such that the end facing the second housing is disposed lower than the first end. Exhaust fans are provided for the first housing to prevent escape of terpene odors or vapors therefrom, while similar exhaust fans in the second housing prevent the escape of water vapor. Scrubbers are provided in the exhaust ducts from the first housing to prevent terpene compounds from escaping to the atmosphere. A flame detector prevents the introduction of boards having flames thereon or being overheated. A series of temperature controls prevent the terpene vapor temperature from rising above a predetermined value to prevent the vapors from igniting.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Systems and methods for restoring images
Packet bundling at the PDCP layer
Oral care implement accessory
Method and apparatus for managing backup channel in multi-channel environment
Systems, computer programs, and methods for controlling costs of a healthcare practice
Crowd validated internet document witnessing system
Accessing a base station
  Randomly Featured Patents
Extrusion head for an extrusion installation for the rubber or plastic processing industry
Wind sensing awning control
High density wafer production method
Method and system for creating virtual editable data objects by using a read-only data set as baseline
Apparatus for conveying bulk materials
Queued method invocations on distributed component applications
System and method for object metrology
Image forming method and apparatus for effectively performing a cleaning operation of a transfer member
System and program product for re-meshing of a three-dimensional input model using progressive implicit approximating levels
Dual cooling/heating process and composition