Cleaning Flux From PCB Assemblies

Cleaning Flux From PCB Assemblies

Impeccable Quality: Our advanced dual cleaning systems ensure thorough flux removal for reliable PCB assemblies. Trust Profab Electronics for excellence.

In the realm of PCB assembly, attention to detail isn't just a quality—it's a necessity. One crucial but often overlooked aspect of the process is the removal of flux residues. At Profab Electronics, we recognize that improper or incomplete cleaning can significantly affect a product's long-term reliability and performance. That's why we've invested in advanced cleaning technologies to ensure that every assembly we produce is as immaculate as it is functional.

Dual Cleaning Systems: Tailored Solutions

Understanding that different projects require different cleaning protocols, we employ two distinct systems:

  • Chemistry Cleaning: This is primarily used for tackling 'no-clean' flux residues, which can be notoriously challenging to remove. Our chemistry-based cleaning effectively dissolves these residues, ensuring optimal board functionality.

  • Water-Only Cleaning: For water-soluble residues, we utilize a water-only cleaning system. This ensures thorough removal of all water-soluble flux and contaminants, providing a clean surface that meets all relevant quality standards.

Beyond Aesthetics: Why Cleaning Matters

Though a clean PCB assembly may look good, the benefits go far beyond aesthetics:

  • Improved Longevity: Residual flux can lead to corrosion and other long-term reliability issues. Our rigorous cleaning protocols help to ensure that your assemblies last as long as they're designed to.

  • Enhanced Performance: Even trace amounts of flux can affect signal integrity. By thoroughly cleaning every assembly, we help to maximize its performance and reliability.

Quality Control and Environmental Safety

Our cleaning processes are not just effective; they are also compliant with stringent industry standards:

  • ISO 9001 and AS9100 Compliance: Like all our services, our cleaning protocols are aligned with the ISO 9001 and AS9100 quality management systems, confirming their reliability and effectiveness.

  • Eco-Friendly Practices: We're committed to minimizing our environmental impact. Our cleaning agents are chosen for both their efficacy and their environmental safety.

An Integral Part of Our Comprehensive Service

We view flux cleaning as a critical part of a much broader commitment to quality, one that also includes advanced capabilities like high-speed component placement, in-depth inspection services, and a fully automated inventory management system. Every part of the process, from initial design consultation to final inspection, is designed to meet or exceed the highest industry standards.

A Commitment to Client Satisfaction

Ultimately, our dual cleaning systems for flux removal underscore our commitment to delivering PCB assemblies of the highest possible quality. It's another layer of expertise that sets us apart and provides you with the assurance you need when selecting a PCB assembly partner.

Our advanced flux cleaning methods are designed to ensure that every PCB assembly we produce is not just functionally robust but also impeccably clean. It's all part of our overarching commitment to quality, reliability, and client satisfaction.

Our Core PCB Assembly Services

Surface Mount (SMT) PCB Assembly

Specializing in compact, high-density boards, our SMT assembly services offer unmatched precision and efficiency.

Through-Hole PCB Assembly

A go-to solution for durable, robust connections, our through-hole assembly services are perfect for heavy-duty components and traditional PCB layouts.

Comprehensive Service Options

Turnkey PCB Assembly Services

Experience hassle-free, full-service solutions that cover everything from materials procurement to the final stages of assembly.

Consigned PCB Assembly Services

You provide the crucial components, and we focus solely on expert assembly, optimizing the value chain.

Partial Turnkey PCB Assembly Services

Offering a balanced, flexible approach, our Partial Turnkey Services combine your sourced components with our procurement and assembly.

Adaptable Volume and Rapid Turnaround

From Prototype to Full-Scale Production

We seamlessly adapt to project scales, fulfilling both one-off prototypes and mass production needs.

Quick Turn Prototype PCB Assembly

For your time-sensitive projects, we expedite the prototyping process without compromising on quality.

Quick Turn Production PCB Assembly

Leverage our agile manufacturing capabilities for fast, yet reliable mass production.

Scheduled Blanket Order Production PCB Assembly

Streamline your long-term production requirements with our efficient and convenient scheduled blanket order options.

Value-Added Services

PCB Assembly Testing Services

Ensuring each PCB functions flawlessly with multiple levels of quality checks.

PCB Assembly Firmware Programming

We embed all the necessary software, making your PCBs operationally ready right out of the gate. We offer in-circuit programming as well as pre-programing.

Mechanical Assembly for PCB Assemblies

Extending our services beyond PCBs, we offer complete mechanical assembly for finished electronic products.

PCB Assembly Conformal Coating

Applying a specialized protective layer that adds durability and longevity to your PCB products.

Technology and Infrastructure

Our State-of-the-Art Equipment

Essegi Robotic Inventory Storage

Highly efficient and automated storage solutions for component management.

Optical Control X-Ray Component Counter

Utilizes advanced X-ray technology for pin-point accurate inventory counts.

MPM Solder Paste Printers

Ensures precise and consistent solder paste application for optimum connectivity.

Pemtron 3D Solder Paste Inspection (SPI)

Advanced Solder Paste Inspection tools for top-notch quality control.

Samsung/Hanwha Pick and Place Machines

Ensures rapid and precise component placement with industry-leading reliability.

In-line Yes-Tech 2D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) - (Pre-Reflow)

Conducts automated optical inspections before solder reflow to guarantee the highest quality.

Electrovert Reflow Ovens

Offers reliable solder reflow processes for mass production efficiency.

Yestech and Cyberoptics 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI)

Post-reflow automated optical inspections to ensure impeccable component soldering.

Dage 3D X-Ray

Advanced internal inspection capabilities for the most thorough quality checks.

Ersa Selective Solder

Specialized soldering technology that targets specific components for precision results.

Aqua Klean Systems In-line PCB Cleaner

Delivers impeccably clean PCBs, ready for shipping or immediate use.

Compliance and Quality Assurance


ISO 9001, AS9100, and ITAR compliance means we meet and exceed international standards of quality and security.

In-House IPC Trainer

Our teams are updated on the latest IPC standards, ensuring we are always ahead of industry requirements.

Class 2 and Class 3 Inspection

Our processes are versatile enough to meet both Class Two and Class Three soldering and inspection standards, giving you more options and peace of mind.

Why Should Profab Electronics Be Your First Choice?

Unmatched Expertise

With years of industry leadership, we have the knowledge and skills required to bring your most ambitious projects to life.

Quality Above All

Our relentless focus on quality ensures that your projects are not just completed, but masterfully executed.

Superior Customer Service

We don’t just aim to meet your expectations but to significantly exceed them, every step of the way.

About Profab Electronics

Profoundly embedded in the electronics manufacturing sector, Profab Electronics has been steadfast in its commitment to deliver excellence for over three decades. Our unparalleled experience, fortified by our stringent quality standards, positions us as a trusted partner in the realm of Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS).

We're an ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified company, and our adherence to these globally recognized standards attests to our unyielding quest for quality. Our team comprises experts who hold formative training on the latest IPC standards, ensuring that we consistently produce electronic products of the highest caliber.

Our proficiency lies in PCB assembly, offering a spectrum of services ranging from Surface Mount (SMT) to Through-Hole Assembly. From the initial stages of prototyping to high volume pcb assembly, we offer comprehensive solutions to meet client requirements.

At Profab Electronics, we synergize our expertise and experience to deliver high-quality electronic products. Our unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction has established Profab Electronics as a leader in the electronics manufacturing industry. Trust us to bring your technological visions to life.