Alpha to Feature New Product Innovations at SMTA Austin Expo


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Alpha Assembly Solutions will feature material set combinations to include paste, tacky flux, cored wire and wave soldering flux that are tested with one another to achieve greater reliability at the SMTA Austin Expo to be held October 11th at the Norris Conference Center in Austin, Texas.

“Assembly manufacturers will tell you there is a great deal of trial and error that goes into finding the right material set for a specific electronics assembly process,” said Robert Wallace, Regional Marketing Manager for Alpha Assembly Solutions - Americas, part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of businesses.  “Alpha has done the testing for you and can demonstrate which material pairings will produce the greatest reliability, which as we know is critical to our business.”

Alpha will also showcase their vast product portfolio of 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 Austin (CTEA) 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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