Alpha Debuted New Stencil Technologies at Enova Show in Paris


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Alpha Assembly Solutions debuted its newest innovations from its range of state-of-the-art printing stencils at the recent Enova Show in Paris, which was held last September 14–15.

Alpha, part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of businesses, introduced tensoRED, its new Master Tensioning Frame, designed to provide a higher and more even tension compared to ALPHA Tetra Frame. Due to its innovative design, no air pressure on the frame is needed, resulting in reduced maintenance costs and improved reliability. ALPHA tensoRED also delivers less paste smearing, reduced variation in volume deposits and improved positional alignment compared to ALPHA Tetra Frames.

ALPHA Precision Milled Stencils were also featured at the show. ALPHA Precision Milled Stencils have been designed to enable optimal control of the paste deposits when assembling boards containing a wide variety of component sizes. They allow great flexibility in the transition from one thickness to another and improved surface quality.

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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