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corrosion damage. Visual inspection also determines
select the correct cleaning track. Experience has shown
or corrosion from tight areas. The aqueous ultrasonic
that most avionic equipment has dirt, dust, or some
and solvent ultrasonic cleaners provide the most
form of corrosion present, and requires cleaning. If
efficient means of cleaning hard to reach areas.
contamination or corrosion is not evident, confirmation
Consideration must also be given to drying that follows
via inspection by an experienced avionic technician is
the cleaning cycle. In some cases, the most efficient
means of cleaning may require extensive drying. This
makes the whole process less efficient.
2-4.5. ACCESSIBILITY TO CONTAMINATION AND
CORROSION. Visual inspection of avionic components