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How to Use the 5S Approach for Efficient PCB Cleaning
October 12, 2022
As the electronics industry experiences growth and PCB shortages begin to stabilize, PCB manufacturers face the challenge of meeting increased demands while supporting efficient production. To address this issue, adopting lean manufacturing methodologies, particularly the 5S method, offers a strategic solution to improve efficiency, reduce waste, and enhance the overall quality of printed circuit boards (PCBs).
Pro 360™ Touchless Cleaner: Changes End Face Cleaning Forever
September 19, 2022
The new Sticklers™ Pro 360™ Touchless Cleaner is the future of high-performance fiber optic end face cleaning. This revolutionary tool quickly and completely cleans dust, oils and other contaminants across the entire end face of both male and female connector ends.
Something Exciting is Coming: a New Fiber Cleaning Tool
August 24, 2022
After extensive research and development, Sticklers™ will unveil a new fiber cleaning tool at three major fiber industry events this Fall, ECOC 2022 in Switzerland, the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in the United States and Data Centre World in Singapore.
Fiber End Face Cleaning: 3 Best Practices
July 07, 2022
For modern fiber optic networks to handle the huge amount of data and high speeds everybody demands, it's critical that a fiber end faces are perfectly clean before installation or during any maintenance. It's important for technicians to know exactly how to correctly handle and clean fiber end faces and what methods to use (or not use). Here are a few basics to get you started.
Top 5 Reasons to Choose Tergo™ Precision Cleaning Fluids
June 16, 2022
As supply chains continue to tighten and environmental regulations ratchet up, it’s getting harder for manufacturers to source effective, reliable cleaning fluids for parts cleaning inside their vapor degreasers. So much in fact, that some fabricators are forced to find alternatives to their tried-and-true solvents they’ve used for years.
4 Types of PCB Contaminants and How to Remove Them
May 18, 2022
Dirty PCBAs are vulnerable to damaging parasitic leakage, electrochemical migration, delamination, shorting and dendrite growth. So, it’s important to know the type of contamination on your PCBAs and how to remove it.