Alpha Intros Latest VOC-Free, Zero-Halogen Liquid Soldering Flux


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Alpha Assembly Solutions is introducing ALPHA EF-2100, their latest VOC-free, zero-halogen liquid soldering flux designed to meet current REACH and RoHS legislation.

"ALPHA EF-2100 shows stable performance compared to EF-2210, Alpha's leading VOC-free flux," said Mike Previti, Global Product Manager for Soldering Fluxes. "The solderability of this product has shown to be equivalent in hole-fill, solder balling and bridging while providing good lead-free solder joint cosmetics with an evenly spread, tack-free residue."

This Tetraglyme-free flux contains zero rosin, low solids, no-clean chemistry and is Bellcore and SIR compliant. ALPHA EF-2100 is a drop in replacement for users of EF-2210, EF-2202, WB-400 & NR-300 who wish to use a non-toxic product. More information on ALPHA Liquid Soldering Fluxes can be found on their website along with the Alpha Selective Soldering Guide which was designed to help customers choose the right soldering materials for their challenging processes.

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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