Written by Sarah Bowar
How to clean Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) board surfaces and accessories
Follow these instructions to clean your interactive display screen without damaging it. This solution is easy to make, and great for cleaning classroom technology.
Generally, it is best to use only a cloth slightly dampened with distilled water to clean your IFP. Never spray liquid directly onto the surface of the IFP. Our friends at SMART have tested and approve the use of the following:
Our friends at SMART have tested and approve the use of the following:
Diluted bleach solution
To mix the correct solution, using standard household bleach at a strength of 5% Sodium Hypochlorite:
SMART recommends using a spray bottle for applying the solution to the cloth to avoid oversaturating it. 70-90% isopropyl alcoholIsopropyl alcohol comes pre diluted and no mixing is required. For concentrations above 90%, dilute accordingly with distilled water.
We recommend using a spray bottle for applying the solution to the cloth to avoid oversaturating it.
To clean the screen
- Turn off any connect computers.
- Turn the display off. Go to SMART support to find your specific model for instructions.
- Wipe all surfaces with the dry lint-free, non-abrasive cloth to remove dust and debris.
- Gently spray a small amount of the water or cleaning solution on the second cloth.
Note: Do not oversaturate the cloth to the point it is dripping.
- Wipe the screen with the dampened cloth.
- After wiping the screen, wipe off the remaining SMART Board surfaces that one can normally touch, such as the frame, pens, and other accessories.