Alpha to Present Tech Paper on Voiding at SMTA Long Island Expo


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Alpha, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, is participating in the upcoming SMTA Long Island Expo.  The event will be held on October 14th at the Islandia Marriott Long Island.

Alpha’s Director of Global Customer Technical Support, Mitch Holtzer, will be presenting a paper on voiding titled “Minimizing Voiding in BGA and Bottom Terminated Components.”

In addition, 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.

“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 Tim Luke, Regional Sales Manager. "Our team works hard to exceed our customers’ quality, yield and throughput requirements by providing advanced products and technical service for a host of markets and applications, and we hope to demonstrate that at the show.”

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. 

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