8 Things to Consider When Selecting Your Swabs

by Julie S. on July 31, 2015

8 Things to Consider When Selecting Your SwabsEver consider all the things you have to consider? From advice to zucchini, you probably have a lot on your plate. Consider this: Swab selection should not be one of them.

All-Spec’s here to help. Simplify the process by asking yourself the following questions:

  1. What are you treating? (e.g., PCBs, disk drives, coated optics, machine parts, etc.)
  2. What is your application? (e.g., general cleaning, precision application, removal of contaminants, cleaning validation, etc.)
  3. Are you using any solvents as cleaning aids?
  4. What conditions of cleanliness must be maintained?
  5. Will there be considerable abrasion during use?
  6. Are you applying lubricants?
  7. How will swab shape and construction impact your work?
  8. What is your budget?

Then, follow up with our Swab Selection Guide for all the food for thought you need.

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