How vapor degreasing is helping to future-proof medical device reliability

The demand for digital wellness means an increasing need for small, complex electronic components. [Image courtesy of MicroCare]

Precision cleaning of electronic medical devices boosts reliability.

Jay Tourigny, MicroCare

COVID-19 has brought the importance of wearable and remote monitoring and diagnostic devices to the forefront. But these devices, with their intricate PCBAs (printed circuit board assemblies) must deliver reliable and consistent performance, particularly as they are often used in devices that are life-sustaining.

Cleaning is a key contributor to PCBA performance consistency and should be factored in when designing complex and multifaceted electronics. What cleaning processes should be adopted and how do you ensure cleanliness standards are met?

Why is reliability important?

The medical electronics market is estimated to be worth $6.3 billion in 2021 and projected to reach $8.…

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