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Old 29th September 2009, 08:16 PM   #1
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Default how can I clean gold plated tracks?

Hi folks,

I would like to clean fingerprints from my gold plated board.
Also I have noticed that the color is not as shiny as it was when I first unpacked the board.
I am wondering if there is a good solution I can use for it.


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Old 29th September 2009, 09:22 PM   #2
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Use standard PCB cleaner?

Gold does not tarnish, so fingerprints, which are grease afterall can be removed with soap & warm water.... assuming there are no components fitted!
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Lemon acid may be used to clean off fatty fingerprints.
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