MacDermid Alpha Launches Low-Residue Fluxes for Tabbing and Stringing Applications


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The Assembly division of MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions has recently introduced the ALPHA 7 Series Low-Residue Fluxes to meet the demanding requirements of the photovoltaic industry when higher peel strength is deemed necessary.

“With the use of the latest flux chemistry and technology, ALPHA 7 Series Low Residue Fluxes are designed so that minimum flux deposits accumulate inside tabbing and stringing equipment and spray nozzles, thus eliminating corrosion and clogging issues,“ said Eric Poh, global portfolio manager for non-PCB assembly. “The unique chemistry provides excellent soldering with fast wetting in standard module assembly processes and methods that are used widely, such as preheat and soldering, for both spray or dipping application methods.“

These low solid fluxes also allow for an extended shelf life compared to many competitive fluxes in the industry. 

About MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions

Through the innovation of specialty chemicals and materials under our Alpha, Compugraphics, and MacDermid Enthone brands, we provide solutions that power electronics interconnection.  We serve all global regions and every step of device manufacturing within each segment of the electronics supply chain. The experts in our Semiconductor Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Assembly Solutions divisions collaborate in design, implementation, and technical service to ensure success for our partner clients.  Our solutions enable our customers’ manufacture of extraordinary electronic devices at high productivity and reduced cycle time.  

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