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Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the development of non-hazardous solder and electronic assembly materials for photovoltaic manufacturing and assembly, plans to showcase their vast product offering at the SNEC PV Power Expo taking place May 24-26 in Shanghai, China.
As the installation of solar panels continues to expand and early modules begin to be replaced, the industry is estimating growing volumes of PV waste. “Switching over to and incorporating non-hazardous, environmentally friendly manufacturing materials, such as lead-free soldering materials, in conjunction with and in advance of various legislative directives, will be more cost effective for manufacturers, will add incentive for expanding solar installations, and be a better long term strategy for environmental-friendly disposal”, said Mike Murphy, Senior Global Product Manager, Solid Solder Alloys and PV Interconnect Materials.
During the exhibition, Alpha will also be featuring its vast PV product portfolio:
- ALPHA® Sn/Pb & Pb-Free Solder Alloys
- ALPHA® Liquid Soldering Fluxes for PV Tabbing & Stringing Applications
- ALPHA® Telecore XL-825 Cored Solder Wire
- ALPHA® PV Solder Paste
- ALPHA® PV-Ready Exactalloy Preforms
In addition, Mike Murphy will be presenting a paper entitled “The implications of the inevitable transition to lead-free soldering to the cSi cell stringing process” on May 25 from 10:30am -10:45am in the Pudong Ballroom 1-3 at the Kerry Hotel. This paper is to review the benefits and impacts of lead-free products for PV module manufacturing within the context of the various global environmental regulatory legislation and the quickly expanding end-of-life challenges now facing the solar industry.
To learn more about Alpha Assembly Solutions, please visit us at the SNEC PV POWER EXPO at booth #E3-800-801 and ask about our new photovoltaic product technologies.
SNEC PV POWER EXPO
Date: May 24-26, 2016
Venue: Shanghai New Int’l Expo Center
Visit Alpha at Booth# E3-800-801
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.