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MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions to Present Five Papers at IPC APEX EXPO 2022

South Plainfield, NJ USA – MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, a global supplier of integrated solutions from our Circuitry, Assembly and Semiconductor divisions that provides unmatched capabilities in electronics design and manufacturing will present five papers at the IPC APEX EXPO Technical Conference taking place January 25-27 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.

The papers, authored by MacDermid Alpha’s leading industry experts, will discuss materials and solutions in the assembly process, PCB fabrication for next generation technology, and materials to meet the goals of reliability, performance, cost efficiency and sustainability.

Four of the papers are part of the Assembly, Materials, and Environment Track. The focus of these presentations includes studies on material capabilities and performance attributes of conformal coatings and liquid fluxes, a comparison of vacuum soldering and conventional reflow processes and the impact on solder joint reliability and voiding, as well as a sustainability study on bio-based polymers versus synthetic materials.

A paper in the PCB Fabrication and Materials Track will cover the latest research on material performance of copper plating processes for IC substrate applications as well as the challenge of reducing costs in the manufacturing process.

Tuesday, January 25

Conformal Coatings: State of the Industry Versus State of the Art, Phil Kinner, Global Technology Director

Wednesday, January 26

Can All Liquid Fluxes Work Well on OSP Pad Finish? Scott Lewin, Regional Marketing, Assembly Division

Reliability of the Solder Joints: Will Vacuum Soldering Help, Anna Lifton, Sr. R&D Manager

Acid Copper Plating Process for IC Substrate Applications, Sean Fleuriel, R&D Chemist

Thursday, January 27

Bio-Based Encapsulation Resins: Good for The Environment, Good for Your Environment, Beth Turner, Senior Technical Manager


MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions will also be exhibiting in Booth 2121 where visitors can learn more about these topics and discover the latest solutions from the Alpha, Kester, MacDermid Enthone, Electrolube, and other brands of MacDermid Alpha.

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About MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions

MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions enables electronics interconnection through the innovative specialty chemicals and materials from our Alpha, Compugraphics, Electrolube, Kester, and MacDermid Enthone brands. We serve all global regions and all steps of device manufacturing within every segment of the electronics supply chain. The experts in our Semiconductor Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Assembly Solutions divisions collaborate with OEMs and fabricators in the implementation of new technologies that redefine what is possible in device design. Our world class technical service is constantly at hand to ensure optimized outcomes in yield and productivity. Our solutions can increase throughput, reduce carbon footprints, lower total cost of ownership, and enable electronics innovation.


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