The standard Practice in manufacturing is to First Scrub the Etched and drilled Board after the Conformal Coating is applyed with a scotch-bright Pad and very warm water. This makes sure the solder has a good surface to stick to. Then after soldering wash the Board. aos it is not the Conformal coating that is the Problem it is the leftover Flux> this stuff is corrosive and conductive and since it is organic Rubbing alc. will only smeer it all over the board not remove it. This type of Flux removal is way unexceptible in Manufacturing and as sutch should Be for any DIY project you take pride in.
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8/8/01 at 11:22pm