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Arctic Silver Arcticlean Thermal material Remover & Surface Purifier ACN-60ML (2-PC-SET) - OEM

  • Unique 2-Step Process
  • Removes existing thermal grease or pads
  • Prepares surface for fresh applications
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ArctiClean is the first retail product to emerge from the union of Arctic Silver and Nanotherm technology. ArctiClean is a two-step cleaning process that removes existing thermal grease or pads and prepares the thermal surface for a fresh application of thermal interface material.

ArctiClean 1 totally emulsifies thermal pads and thermal greases. The waxes, oils, and fillers of the thermal material are suspended within the ArctiClean 1 so they can be cleaned off completely. This emulsification allows ArctiClean to remove the thermal material in the microscopic imperfections in the heatsink or heat spreader that non-emulsifying cleaners cannot touch. The flash corrosion inhibitors in ArctiClean 2 then significantly reduce the corrosion layer on the copper or aluminum, improving the interface between the metal and the new thermal material and maximizing thermal transfer.

  • newegg Unique 2-Step Process ArctiClean 1 Thermal Material Remover quickly emulsifies and dissolves the existing thermal grease or pad from the CPU and/or heatsink so that it can easily be removed with a clean cloth or paper towel. A few drops of ArctiClean 2 Thermal Surface Purifier and some gentle wiping then removes the remaining residue and inhibits flash corrosion on copper or aluminum.
  • newegg ArctiClean 1 Thermal Material Remover ArctiClean 1 uses a proprietary combination of non-toxic biodegradable solvents to emulsify thermal greases or thermal pads. The citrus and soy based solvents in ArctiClean 1 match or exceed many hazardous and volatile solvents such as fluorinated and chlorinated organic solvents, acetone, MEK (methyl ethyl ketone), mineral spirits, isopropyl alcohol, and toluene.
  • newegg ArctiClean 2 Thermal Surface Purifier The cationic surfactants in ArctiClean 2 remove any residue left by the ArctiClean 1 leaving a pristine surface for the application of a new thermal interface material. It also incorporates advanced flash corrosion inhibitors that minimize the corrosion layer on copper and aluminum allowing for more intimate contact between the thermal interface material and the heatsink.
  • newegg Using ArctiClean 2 With Other Solvents Most solvents and cleaning products leave residue on the CPU and heatsink that negatively affects the performance of any subsequently applied thermal interface material. ArctiClean 2 Thermal Surface Purifier removes the residue of citrus or petroleum based cleaners and inhibits flash corrosion on a copper or aluminum heatsink.
  • newegg Why Not Just Use Isopropyl Alcohol or Acetone? Put isopropyl alcohol or acetone on a thermal pad and 10 minutes later you will have a thermal pad. Only with a lot of rubbing and scrubbing will you be able to remove the pad. While the alcohol or acetone may soften the pad, neither actually dissolves the pad. Although less visible, it is the same cleaning thermal greases with alcohol or acetone.

Learn more about the Arctic Silver ACN-60ML (2-PC-SET)

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Arctic Silver
Model
ACN-60ML (2-PC-SET)

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Specifications
Package Specs: 60ml Kit(2 fluid ounces) - 30ml ArctiClean 1 and 30ml ArctiClean 2.

Features

Features
Unique 2-Step Process:
ArctiClean 1 Thermal Material Remover quickly emulsifies and dissolves the existing thermal grease or pad from the CPU and/or heatsink so that it can easily be removed with a clean cloth or paper towel. A few drops of ArctiClean 2 Thermal Surface Purifier and some gentle wiping then removes the remaining residue and inhibits flash corrosion on copper or aluminum.

ArctiClean 1 Thermal Material Remover:
ArctiClean 1 uses a proprietary combination of non-toxic biodegradable solvents to emulsify thermal greases or thermal pads. The citrus and soy based solvents in ArctiClean 1 match or exceed many hazardsous and volatile solvents such as fluorinated and chlorinated organic solvents, acetone, MEK (methyl ethyl ketone), mineral spirits, isopropyl alcohol, and toluene.

ArctiClean 2 Thermal Surface Purifier:
The cationic surfactants in ArctiClean 2 remove any residue left by the ArctiClean 1 leaving a pristine surface for the application of a new thermal interface material. It also incorporates advanced flash corrosion inhibitors that minimize the corrosion layer on copper and aluminum allowing for more intimate contact between the thermal interface material and the heatsink.

Using ArctiClean 2 With Other Solvents:
Most solvents and cleaning products leave residue on the CPU and heatsink that negatively affects the performance of any subsequently applied thermal interface material. ArctiClean 2 Thermal Surface Purifier removes the residue of citrus or petroleum based cleaners and inhibits flash corrosion on a copper or aluminum heatsink.

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/6/2015 4:30:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggscpu cleaner

Pros: good stuff

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: none

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  • Samuel W.
  • 6/29/2015 8:02:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Simply works, and very fast! Enough in there to last the average pc enthusiast 5 years.

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/27/2015 5:12:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat stuff

Pros: Super easy to apply and works really well. I never knew the chips actually shine like mirrors! It soaked into the old paste quickly and dissolved it completely. I chose to apply it twice, but probably didn't need to.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Cheap and easy. Be sure to have a big enough lint free cloth to soak up and wipe off the residue.

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  • Zachary F.
  • 6/25/2015 12:20:42 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWill never use rubbing alcohol again

Pros: -Lasts for about 100-200 uses
-cheap
-makes rubbing alcohol look like a joke
-smells like oranges

Cons: -asked for a sandwich hours ago, still haven't gotten one.

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  • Mark K.
  • 6/21/2015 6:53:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: A simple, safe, and convenient solution to cleaning thermal paste, old and new, from heatsinks and CPUs. There is also plenty in the bottles to last more cleanings than the average person will ever perform.

Cons: No lint-free cloth included; would be a very nice addition.

Other Thoughts: There's plenty in this bottle and it's a waste of money to buy this for just a few uses; this isn't something I'd recommend buying if you're only going to make use of it once or twice.

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  • MICHAEL W.
  • 6/21/2015 12:52:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStuff really works

Pros: Removed my old thermal paste completely. Only time I ever saw my eightcore shine. Stayed in one spot after applying both, didn't run over the edges like over the counter cleaner.

Cons: None so far.

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  • jennie b.
  • 6/8/2015 7:41:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

Pros: The thermal paste came off clean with little residue left over. Sometimes you had to use it twice to get it all off, but that's not a big issue. For the most part one application was enough to remove all of the thermal paste.

Cons: Nothing. It worked great.

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  • Michael H.
  • 6/8/2015 6:25:10 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks as advertised

Pros: This is the stuff that I use for cleaning off a CPU, or GPU die, before applying some Arctic Silver on it, to get the best performance I can get from the thermal compound. Especially before reapplication, where you need to be sure that ALL of the old thermal material is 100% gone.

Cons: None

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  • Andrew K.
  • 5/14/2015 7:48:16 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks well!!

Pros: This works well, and is a requirement for every techies bag. First I wiped as much of the old Arctic Silver off with a cloth. Then I put a couple drops on a Q-Tip and rubbed it on. Magically every last bit of the paste dissolved off. Did that a couple times to make sure, and then did the same thing with the other bottle to purify the surface. Works well!

Cons: None I can think of. It does smell a bit, but oh well, that's just the way it is.

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  • John B.
  • 5/13/2015 3:38:24 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product

Pros: Easy to use, does a great job. Plenty left over to help a friend with some computer work.

Cons: your home will smell like citrus for 12 hours if you don't like citrus smell.

Other Thoughts: Worked excellently, easy to use, instructions (if needed) are easy to follow.

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