Foamtip Swabs

Foamtips™ Swabs are constructed from medical grade foam which features the best open cell structure, providing excellent particle entrapment characteristics. The foam is thermally bonded to the swab handle without using adhesives. These foam swabs are ideal for general cleaning applications.

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Features & Benefits

  • Precision cleaning swabs with polyurethane foam head
  • Purest medical grade foam
  • Traps surface particles while cleaning
  • High solvent capacity; holds solvent well
  • Fiberless construction does not generate loose fibers or particles
  • No adhesives or binders are used in the construction
  • Economical for high quantity applications

Applications

  • Clean excess adhesives after gluing
  • Clean micro-mechanical devices
  • Remove Flux residues from printed circuit boards
  • Apply small precise quantities of adhesive or lubricants

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Chemtronics Foamtip Swabs - CF50

CF50 Swab Diagram

CF50

6-1/8" swab with wood handle, foam over cotton head
Part # Size Units Per Case
CF50

50 swabs per bag

24 bags
Chemtronics Foamtip Swabs - CF1050

CF1050

5" round foamtip swab, polypropylene handle, 1" head
Part # Size Units Per Case
CF1050

50 swabs per bag

24 bags
Chemtronics Foamtip Swabs - CF2050

CF2050

5” rectangular foamtip swab, polypropylene handle, 1” x ½” head
Part # Size Units Per Case
CF2050

50 swabs per bag

24 bags
Chemtronics Foamtip Swabs - CF3050

CF3050

6” foamtip swab, polypropylene handle, 0.75" x 0.25” head
Part # Size Units Per Case
CF3050

50 swabs per bag

24 bags
Chemtronics Foamtip Swabs - CF4050

CF4050

2.875” foamtip swab, polypropylene handle, 0.5” x 0.188” head
Part # Size Units Per Case
CF4050

50 swabs per bag

24 bags
Chemtronics Foamtip Swabs - CFP50

CFP50

6.75” foamtip swab, polypropylene handle, 2-sided with large scrub head and smaller absorbent head
Part # Size Units Per Case
CFP50

50 swabs per bag

24 bags

FAQ's

What is a foam swab? / Why should I use a foam swab?

While cotton bud swabs (aka Q-tips) are commonly used for all kinds of precision cleaning, foam swabs are commonly used to reduce contamination from cotton threads and particulates. Foam swabs are usually made of open cell polyurethane for maximum cleanliness and absorbency. Foam swabs are usually made of open cell polyurethane for maximum cleanliness and absorbency.

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