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Alpha Assembly Solutions has launched a new, web-based tool that allows users to find the most suitable flux for wave soldering, selective soldering or photovoltaic applications.
The tool is accessible through AlphaAssembly.com located under “Site Tools” and can be utilized based on alloys, application method, process and electrical requirements and even preferred flux solvent. Additional parameters can also be selected to further refine search results that align with your electronics manufacturing process.
“Alpha offers state-of-the-art and comprehensive flux selections for electronics assembly and is one of the first companies who introduces thick board flux and halogen-free flux that offers high reliability and excellent soldering performance for the critical wave soldering process”, said Bernice Chung, Global Portfolio Manager for Wave Soldering at Alpha, a part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of businesses. “Flux plays a critical role in the circuit assembly process and it is essential for manufacturers to pair the right solder with the right flux to maintain the integrity of any soldered connection and ensure the production of high quality boards. This new selector tool was developed with that in mind so customers could consider all necessary factors to pair the right flux with the right temperature to drive the lowest total cost of ownership by increasing yield and throughput.”
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.