Alpha to Feature No-Clean, Lead-Free Touch-Up Kit at SMTAI


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Alpha Assembly Solutions is going to feature its no-clean, lead-free material set combination for touch-up operations at the SMTA International exhibition, taking place September 27th-28th in Rosemont, Illinois.

The touch-up kit, featuring ALPHA® paste, tacky flux, cored wire and wave soldering flux, includes specific products that in combination, offer the highest possible level of reliability based on completed SIR Combo testing.  All combinations were tested to IPC TM650 2.6.3.7/J-STD 004B with the conditions as 40°C at 90% RH with 12.5 volt bias applied every 20 minutes.

“The right combination of these materials is a critical aspect to producing high-performing products that will meet stringent specifications”, said Robert Wallace, Regional Marketing Manager at Alpha Assembly Solutions, part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of businesses. “By providing customers with a tried and true touch-up kit we are eliminating the guesswork on their end, increasing time-to-market and potentially reducing warranty claims and returns by a significant margin.”

Located at Booth #723, Alpha will showcase their innovative materials and solutions for the electronics assembly industry with particular focus on ALPHA® Paste & Preforms for optimized process solutions and ALPHA Wave Solder Alloy & Chemistries and Cored Solder Wire for optimal performance.  ALPHA® Recycling Services will also be highlighted at the show this year to help customers realize their options for responsibly disposing of solder dross and waste.

To receive information on successful material set combinations, be sure to visit Alpha during SMTA International at Booth #723 or visit our site at AlphaAssembly.com.

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.

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.

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