Wash & bake method...

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Wash & bake method...

Post by atari2600a » Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:52 am

Is it safe to use the wash & bake method of cleaning on sensitive mobo's like a 360 or PS2 mobo? (Just curious)

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Post by timmeh87 » Fri Jul 28, 2006 8:02 am

hmm. i dont particularly see why not. but i still wouldnt do it unless i really needed too

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Post by atari2600a » Fri Jul 28, 2006 8:12 am

Yeah, but then there's those times where you have to use the wash & bake method, like if you spill soda on a PCB.

Question: I've heard that caps explode from baking. Would this be something I should worry about on a non-PSU PCB?

Off topic: Just for the record, I've had a PSU catch fire, THE FREAKING DAY I WAS PLANNING TO GET AN AIR COMPRESSOR & CLEAN IT OUT!

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Post by Electric Rain » Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:02 pm

Hmm... electrolytics may be all you'd have to worry about. And since I'm pretty sure there are no electrolytics on the mobo, (probably only on the PSU board) I don't think that's a problem. But, I'm probably wrong, too... :lol:
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