Alpha to Showcase Void Reduction and Recycling at August SMTA Expos


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Alpha Assembly Solutions will feature its Void Reduction Solutions technologies and Recycling Services at two upcoming SMTA Expos—the Austin (CTEA) Expo, in Austin, Texas taking place on August 14, and the Capital Expo & Tech Forum taking place on August 23 at Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, Maryland.

The recently lauched ALPHA OM-358 ultra-low voiding paste will be one of the Void Reduction Solutions technologies highlighted at the expos. Designed for high reliability applications, this paste exhibits excellent resistance to electrochecmical migration on fine pitch components.

"This paste proves to be an excellent choice for Automotive, Medical, LED, and Defense customers," said Robert Wallace, Regional Marketing Manager for the Americas. "Using a high-soak profile, they can achieve less than ten percent voiding on bottom terminated components which means greater production efficiency, elimination of rework, and better electrical and thermal performance."

In addition, Alpha will promote its Reclaim and Recycling Services program. For over 30 years,  Alpha has been helping customers throughout the Americas dispose of their solder paste debris. As North America's largest solder recycler, Alpha takes pride in having the safest, most efficient, environmentally-compliant recycling solution that sends no materials to landfills. The Reclaim and Recycling Services are an important component of Alpha’s Sustainability programs.

About SMTA

The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations. For more information, click here.

About Alpha Assembly Solutions

Alpha Assembly Solutions, part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of businesses, is the world leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of innovative specialty materials used for electronics assembly, die attach and semiconductor packaging in a wide range of industry segments, including automotive, communications, computers, consumer, power electronics, LED lighting, photovoltaics, and others.

As the electronics industry continues to evolve, Alpha is focused on developing novel and unique processes for solving assembly challenges.  Whether traditional electronics assembly, die attach or emerging applications, such as flexible and formable electronics, Alpha designs solutions for manufacturing that looks at how multiple products can interact in the same environment to provide customers with the most effective assembly solution for their application.

Since its founding in 1872, Alpha has been committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality materials with a focus on sustainability and recycling services.  For more information, click here.

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