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Recommended Reading about SMT Stencil Cleaning:

Stencil and Misprinted Board Cleaning Handbook
IPC-7526, a Standard Developed by IPC, February 2007
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Change is Coming to the Cleaning Industry... Again! (New VOC regulations)
Global SMT & Packaging Daily, October 9, 2012
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New VOC Restrictions for Cleaning Chemistries
Clean Source, a BFK Solutions LLC Newsletter, March 2011
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SMT Stencil Cleaning: A Decision That Could Impact Production (Improving Screen Printing Yields)
by Richard S. Clouthier, Electronics Packaging & Production, June 1996
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Environmentally Certified Technologies: A Case Study
by William C. Schrebier, SMT Magazine, July 1999
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Cleanliness of Stencils and Cleaned Misprinted Circuit Boards
by Bev Christian, Research In Motion, Circuitnet.com, April 23, 2014, as originally published in the IPC APEX Expo Proceedings
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Why Not Ultrasonic Cleaning?
by William Kenyon G. Kenyon, SMT Magazine, October 2004
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Damage-Free Ultrasonically-Assisted Cleaning of Printed Circuit Assemblies
by B.P. Richards, P. Burton and P.K. Footner, GEC Journal of Research, Vol. 10 No. 3, 1993
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Does Ultrasonic Cleaning of PCBs Cause Component Problems: An Appraisal
by B.P. Richards, P. Burton and P.K. Footner, IPC Technical Review, June 1990
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The Effects of Ultrasonic Cleaning on Device Degradation -- Quartz Crystal Devices
by B.P. Richards, P. Burton and P.K. Footner, Circuit World, Vol. 18 No. 4, 1992
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Expert Opinions on Ultrasonic Cleaning of Printed Circuit Boards
various articles
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Stringent EPA Rules Drive New Stencil Cleaner Developments for SMT
by Chuck Currie, U.S. Tech, November/December 1998
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Environmental Technology Verification Report - Ultrasonic Aqueous Cleaning Systems
by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, February 1999

Surface Mount Stencil Cleaning: Eliminating Tradeoffs, Improving Throughput and Protecting the Environment
by Nick J. Lester, Circuits Assembly, November 1998
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Cleaning Lead-free Solder Paste Stencils
Circuitnet.com, Ask the Experts, July 17, 2006
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Cleaning Misprinted PCBs
Circuit Insight, September 10, 2015
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Reducing the Cost of Misprinted PCBs
By Bill Schreiber, U.S. Tech, March 2007
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Methods for Cleaning Misprinted Boards
CircuitNet.com, Ask the Experts, October 8, 2007
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EPA's Environmental Technology Verification
EPA/600/F-05/013, June 2005
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Cleaning PCBs-Understanding Today's Needs (Ultrasonics & Quartz)
By P.J. Duchi, et.al., IPC Printed Circuit Expo, APEX & Designer Summit Proceedings, February 2012
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PCB Cleaning & Contamination Guide - Ultrasonic Cleaning
by Bob Willis, Global SMT & Packaging, April 2013
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