Resin cleaning with DPM, alternative to IPA

DPM, Di(propylene glycol) methyl ether, is a real good alternative solvent for removing uncured resin.

It removes uncured resin much faster and more thoroughly than IPA.

DPM has a much higher flash point (79 ° C) than IPA (12 ° C). Therefore, it is suitable for safe use in an ultrasonic bath (in contrast to IPA).

With DPM, you can clean about 4 times longer than with IPA until it needs to be replaced.

In addition, the smell of DPM is much less.

In contrast to IPA, the DPM vapors are not anesthetic. The contact does not cause irritation to the eyes and mucous membranes. Adequate ventilation is not required when handling.

I get the best cleaning effect at 40 ° C in an ultrasonic bath after 5-10 minutes.

Since DPM does not evaporate so easily, I rinse the cleaned part with warm water (with a few drops of rinse) and let it dry thoroughly before it is healed.