Cleaning of condensate filters, cyclons, heatsinks

Condensation filter cleaning

As a manufacturer and system supplier kolb provides for the cleaning of condensate traps, filters, coolers, cooling plates, heatsinks, cyclones etc. the complete process from a single source: including machinery, accessories, detergents and specially applied software controlled, fully automated electronic processes.

Condensate traps, filters, coolers, cyclones, trays, reflow ovens, wave and selective solder systems - all these components must be cleaned regularly and thoroughly to maximize productivity. This mainly includes the cleaning of condensate management modules specially built for the retention of condensation residues such as condensate filters and traps in the cooling and transition zones of reflow ovens, selective and shielding gas (nitrogen) wave soldering systems.

The atmosphere of a soldering system contains many substances that should not condense in the process chamber as they lead to reduction of diameters and thus to changes of air circulation parameters.

To separate these substances selectively, a part of the process atmosphere is continuously extracted and lead through separators and filters. Subsequently, the purified atmosphere is returned into the process. This complex system is referred to as a condensate management.

Condensate traps, condensation filters, condensate separators / cyclones are key components of such a condensate management system. They extract condensable substances from the gas stream and provide a cleaned process gas for a clean process chamber and assure a stable process. Especially when using lead-free solder in nitrogen systems, this is of great importance.

Suitable cleaning systems

Fully automatic one chamber system for all maintenance cleaning tasks

Fully automatic system with AirFlow® turbulence air-in-immersion technology
Cleans: Condensation traps, solder-frames, carriers and machine parts
Usable process chamber dimensions: W 810 • D 435 • H 520 mm

more about AF20

Fully automatic one chamber XL system with AirFlow® technology

Cleaning in the entire chamber with AirFlow® air-in-immersion technology
Cleans: Condensation traps, solder-frames, carriers and machine parts
Usable process chamber dimensions: W 1.300 • D 450 • H 600 mm

more about AF30

XXL AirFlow® system for the bulk cleaning of condensation filters and coolers

Large maintenance cleaning device with crane loading
Cleans: Condensation traps of virtually all manufacturers as well as carriers, solder frames and pallets
Usable process chamber dimensions: W 770 • D 1.280 • H 600 mm

more about AF75

Suitable detergents

ContraFlux® FM

ContraFlux® FM is an aqueous alkaline cleaning detergent for use in kolb cleaning systems with AirFlow® technology or common spray-in-immersion cleaning systems.

Most suitable for condensation traps, condensation filters, coolers, cyclones

more about ContraFlux® FM

Extra strong aqueous detergent concentrate

StoveEx® is an extra strong aqueous alkaline cleaning detergent concentrate for stubborn and burnt stains and epoxy resins.

more about StoveEx®

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