Rinsing Manual

Figures and Tables

Figure 1: Sampling tube in use for capturing dragout and measuring rinse efficiency

Figure 2: Design and maintenance of racks and barrels

Figure 3: Internal spray system for barrels

Figure 4: Parts racked directly over one another

Figure 5: Rack withdrawal speed

Figure 6: Draining/rinsing over the plating tank

Figure 7: Barrel draining time

Figure 8: Tri-Rinse system

Figure 9: Before and after installation of drain board

Figure 10: Poor air agitation

Figure 11: Good air agitation

Figure 12: Spray rinsing above rinse tank

Figure 13: High volume of dragout from tubular parts

Figure 14: Multiple rinse tank configurations

Figure 15: Input screen for STERC's Rinse System Calculator

Figure 16: Manual timer rinse control

Table 1: Rinse System Information Requirements and Measurement Methods

Table 2: Commonly Used Conductivity Limits for Certain Processes

Table 3: Rinse Efficiency for Various Levels of Air Agitation

Table 4: Potential Savings from Rinse System Improvements



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