Alpha to Exhibit & Present Various Technical Papers at SMTA International

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Alpha, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, will have a large presence at SMTA International taking place September 29th-30th in Rosemont, Illinois. 

As usual, Alpha will showcase their innovative materials and solutions for the electronics assembly industry with particular focus on ALPHA® Solder Paste & Preforms for Optimized Process Solutions and ALPHA® Wave Solder Alloy & Chemistries and Cored Solder Wire for Optimal Performance.  In addition, ALPHA® Reclaim Services will also be exhibiting at the show this year to help customers realize their options for responsibly disposing of solder dross and waste.

Aside from exhibiting, Alpha is proud to have multiple technical paper presentations during the show:

  • Low Voiding, High Reliability Solder Paste for Automotive, LED and Other Demanding Applications by Rahul Raut
  • SIR and ECM Testing of Soldering Materials vs. Soldering Processes by Karen Tellefsen
  • In House Dross Recovery - Do You Know What You Are Putting Back in Your Solder Bath? by Mitch Holtzer & Jason Fullerton
  • Development of Lead-Free Alloys with Ultra-High Thermal-Mechanical Reliability by Morgana Ribas
  • Comprehensive Report on Low Temperature Solder Alloys for Portable Electronics by Morgana Ribas
  • Quantifying Qualitative Attributes of Cored Solder Wire in LED Luminaire Soldering – Part I by Amit Patel

“We are seeing more and more stringent specifications from our customers making it ever more critical for our product technology to yield consistent results while lowering overall costs,” said Robert Wallace, Regional Marketing Manager for the Americas.  “Our team works hard to exceed quality, efficiency and budget expectations to provide advanced products for a host of markets and applications, and we hope to demonstrate that at the show.”

More information on Alpha’s unique process technology  and Reclaim Services can be found on their website.

About Alpha

Alpha, a business unit of Alent plc, 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 Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific 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™, Maxrel™, 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, liquid fluxes, solder pastes,  cored wire, conductive adhesives and preforms for use in used 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, visit



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