Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) Alternatives

Isopropyl alcohol (CAS #67-63-0), also referred to as IPA, isopropanol, and 2-propanol, is going to be in short supply for the coming weeks or months because of the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) pandemic. That may cause supply problems for many companies using IPA for flux removal, stencil cleaning, and industrial degreasing. Techspray offers alternatives to IPA that are as effective if not more so, and in many cases nonflammable with lower environmental impact.

Techspray offers alternatives to isopropyl alcohol for:
  • Electronic printed circuit board (PCB) assembly
  • Removal of solder paste or adhesive from SMT stencils
  • Maintenance cleaning of SMT reflow ovens
  • Flux removal from wave soldering fingers, selective soldering nozzles, pallets
  • Industrial degreasing
Please note these products do not have antiviral properties, so cannot be used to replace IPA for surface cleaning to kill COVID-19.
Eco-dFluxer SMT300 Eco-dFluxer SMT300
Inline & batch water-based flux remover for sensitive metals
Eco-Oven Cleaner Eco-Oven Cleaner
Cleans reflow ovens, wave soldering systems, and associated heat exchanger systems by removing all types of flux residues - Quickly clean flux residue from oven & wave fingers
Eco-Shine Glass & Surface Cleaner Eco-Shine Glass & Surface Cleaner
Eco-friendly, nonflammable & streak-free glass cleaner
Eco-Stencil UM Understencil & Manual Cleaner Eco-Stencil UM
Manual & Under Stencil Cleaner - Effectively removes all types of solder paste (e.g. water­based, RMA, no­clean, lead­free) and uncured adhesive from screens, misprinted boards and equipment. Compatible with Batch ultrasonic cleaning systems
E-Line Flux Remover E-Line Flux Remover
Powerful & economical flux remover
E-Line Flux Remover & Maintainance Cleaner E-Line Flux Remover & Maintenance Cleaner
Powerful & economical liquid cleaner

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