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How to Clean and Maintain your Industrial Tablet?

Pulished on Feb. 06, 2020

The maintenance of industrial tablet is also an important measure to ensure the stable operation of the equipment. How should the cleaning and maintenance of the external equipment of the industrial tablet be performed? The following Rugged Notebook Manufacturer will come to tell you.


1. Prepare the tools first

The preparation of the tools is more complicated than the installation, and requires detergents (with their own sponge blocks), ear wash balls, hair dryers, oil brushes, soft rags, erasers, alcohol, cotton balls, etc. You also need to prepare Phillips screwdrivers and anti-static wrists. band.


2. Disassemble the machine when you are ready

Disassemble the case after wearing an anti-static wrist strap. After using the Industrial Tablet for a period of time, the components inside the case will be very dirty, especially where there is a heat sink, so it must be removed and cleaned one by one.

 Industrial Tablet

Industrial Tablet 

3. Expansion card dust removal

First remove the graphics card, sound card, network card and other expansion cards. The dust on the card can be cleaned with an oil brush first. Pay attention not to stay near the industrial tablet computer when cleaning, otherwise the raised dust will fall back, then it will dry up in white, and the same operation will be performed later.


4.Clean cheat of expansion card

Wipe the gold finger on the board with an eraser. Be sure to use a flexible eraser that erases pencil characters. If the eraser is too hard and rough, it may cause the gold fingers to wear.


5. Clean memory

The method of cleaning the memory is the same as cleaning the expansion card.


6. Clean CPU

Remove the CPU fan and separate the small fan from the heat sink. When cleaning, first brush with an oil brush, and then blow with an ear wash ball. Some blades are dense, you can use a paper towel to wrap the key, and then push the key into the groove of the heat sink, which can be cleaned more thoroughly. After wiping, blow with ear wash balls. This method can also be used to clean the heat sink on the chipset or display chip.


7. Clean the hard drive

Next is the hard disk's turn. The metal shell of the hard disk can be wiped with a paper towel or a dry soft cloth, and the circuit board must be brushed to remove dust.


8.Clean various connecting cables

After cleaning the hard disk, it's time to clean the various connection cables. Wipe the data and power cables with a paper towel or a dry cloth.


9. Clean the motherboard

If the motherboard is not too dirty, you do not need to remove it. After brushing with an oil paint brush, use a hair dryer to blow the inside wall of the motherboard and the chassis. Pay attention to controlling the time and distance of the blower. If the motherboard is dirty, you need to remove the motherboard from the chassis. Use an oil paint brush to roughly clean the dust, and brush on both sides. Be careful to clean the hair off the paint brush. Then blow the sockets and the corners that have not been cleaned with an ear wash ball.


10. Clean the case

The inside and outside walls of the case need to be cleaned. The cleaning of the inner wall has been mentioned earlier. If there is a lot of dust and dirt in the cabinet, it should be wiped off with a dry cloth before blowing with a hair dryer. When cleaning the outer wall of the case, first wipe off the dust with a dry cloth, and then wipe it with a sponge dipped in detergent. After the sponge is dirty, you can wash it with water and dry it for later use. After cleaning, you can install the parts cleaned in previous steps. After closing the cover of the chassis, the main part will be cleaned.


11. Clean industrial display

The cleaning of the industrial display is divided into two parts, one is cleaning the industrial display casing, and the other is cleaning the touch display. When cleaning the industrial display, be sure to cut off the power, and do not use a cloth or sponge that can drip water, especially when wiping the upper vent hole, it is best to use a dry cloth to prevent accidents. The method of cleaning the touch display case is the same as that of the outer wall of the case, using a cleaning agent. When cleaning the display, wipe with a soft, wrung cloth, then wipe gently with a paper towel. Be careful not to wipe with organic solvents such as alcohol! The screen surface of many displays is coated with an AR coating, which can be damaged by organic solvents.


The above is how Rugged Handheld Manufacturer introduced the industrial tablet PC to clean and maintain external equipment.