NASHVILLE — March 2024 — KYZEN, the global leader in innovative environmentally friendly cleaning chemistries, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious 2024 CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY NPI Award in the category of Cleaning Materials for its groundbreaking AQUANOX® A4618 Aqueous In-Line Cleaning Solution. KYZEN continues to develop new chemistries each year to stay ahead of the everchanging cleaning needs of the industry.

KYZEN’s AQUANOX A4618 has been selected as a winner for its exceptional performance, reliability, and contribution to advancing cleaning materials technology. The versatile and highly dispersive aqueous cleaning chemistry is designed to meet the challenges of cleaning modern lead-free flux residues while achieving stunning, mirrored solder finishes.

AQUANOX A4618 offers several key benefits that set it apart:

  • Efficient Flux Residue Removal: AQUANOX® A4618 effectively tackles various flux types, including no-clean and Pb-free residues, ensuring pristine cleanliness and optimal solder performance.
  • Eco-Friendly and Low VOC: As an environmentally responsible option, A4618 presents a low VOC solution that aligns with KYZEN’s commitment to sustainability and eco-friendliness.
  • Low Cost of Ownership: With a carefully calibrated stabilizer package and extended tank life, AQUANOX® A4618 offers a cost-effective cleaning solution that optimizes manufacturing processes
  • Exceptional Materials Compatibility: Engineered to provide exceptional materials compatibility, A4618 preserves the integrity of delicate components and substrates.
  • Superior Performance at Low Concentrations and Temperatures: AQUANOX® A4618 demonstrates its efficacy at low concentrations and temperatures, ensuring efficient cleaning without compromising on performance.

Introduced in 2008, the NPI Awards program is an annual celebration of product excellence in electronics surface mount assembly. Premier products based on the finest examples of creative advancement in technology are chosen by a distinguished panel of industry experts.

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KYZEN is a global leader in providing environmentally responsible, RoHS compliant precision cleaning chemistries for industries ranging from electronics and advanced packaging to metal finishing and aerospace applications. Since its founding in 1990, KYZEN’s innovative cleaning technologies, scientific expertise and customer support have been repeatedly recognized with the industry’s most prestigious awards.