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

MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, 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.