Alpha Releases tensoRED Master Tensioning Frame


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Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, has launched its new tensoRED Master Tensioning Frame, the latest development in its range of state-of-the-art printing stencils.

ALPHA tensoRED Master Tensioning Frame has been specially designed to enable a higher and more even tension compared to ALPHA tensoRED. Due to its innovative design, no air pressure on the frame is needed, resulting in significantly reduced maintenance costs and improved reliability.

“This new Master Tensioning Frame delivers a more even tension,” said Donald Corlett, General Manager for the Stencils division of Alpha Assembly Solutions, part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of businesses, “Which results in less paste smearing, as well as reduced variation and improved positional alignment on volume deposits, compared to ALPHA Tetra Master Frame.”

ALPHA tensoRED requires a minimum of 1 loading station per customer and is available in common printer sizes and additional adaptors that configure smaller frame sizes to fit into full 29” printer openings. ALPHA  tensoRED can be used with a number of ALPHA stencil products, including ALPHA Precision Milled Stencils, ALPHA Cut, ALPHA Nickel-Cut and ALPHA Form.

About Alpha Assembly Solutions

Alpha Assembly Solutions, a MacDermid Performance Solutions Business, is the global leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of innovative specialty materials used in a wide range of industry segments, including electronics assembly, power electronics, die attach, LED lighting, photovoltaics, semiconductor packaging, automotive and others.

With a unique global presence in over 30 locations throughout the Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe regions, Alpha supplies a full line of ALPHA® electronics assembly material products, including Solder Paste, Exactalloy® Solder Preforms, Cored Solder Wire Solder, Wave Soldering Fluxes, Bar Solder Alloys, and Stencils.  It offers die attach product technologies to the power electronics segment in its Argomax®, Atrox™ and Fortibond™ brands. 

For the LED segment, Alpha offers its Lumet™ products covering applications from die attach to systems assembly in the LED manufacturing process.  Alpha also offers product technologies for the Photovoltaic segment, including high performance liquid fluxes and solder alloys for producing standard ribbon and bus bar, as well as, solder pastes, cored wire, conductive adhesives and preforms for use in PV module assembly. Also, Alpha’s Advanced Materials unit is the leader in electronic polymers and solder materials for semiconductor packaging applications.  

Since its founding in 1872, Alpha has been committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality specialty materials.  For more information, click here.

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