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How Long for Residue Free Ultrasonic Cleaning?

Q. How to determine appropriate cleaning time to clean parts with ultrasonic cleaner?

A. Observations and cleaning trials are the best way to determine appropriate cleaning time. Many people use 10 minutes as a cleaning time. For difficult residues…

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Choosing Temperature for Ultrasonic Parts Cleaning

Q. How to determine appropriate temperature to clean parts with ultrasonic cleaner?

A. In general, every 10 deg C you go up in temperature doubles the cleaning speed. The faster you want to clean the hotter you should get.

There is a theoretical optimal ultrasonic cavitation temperature at around 70 deg C depending on the exact concentration of detergent. Even though in theory cavitation…

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