Tape and Reel Solder Preforms

ALPHA® Exactalloy® Preforms in tape and reel packaging are used with solder paste to selectively increase solder volume using standard pick and place equipment. 

The preform is placed directly into the solder paste prior to assembly reflow. Alpha Solder Preform Tape & Reel packaging provides you with a time-to-market advantage, solving your solder volume issues during assembly verification without the need for PCB layout changes or the use of step stencils.  

A wide variety of standard preform sizes are available off the shelf in tape and reel packaging, which enables standard nozzles for placement. Alpha conducts extensive testing to ensure high pick and place rates for all size preforms, from 1406 down to 0201.

Tape and ReelAlpha’s Tape and Reel product offering is the widest in the industry, enabling an unprecedented ability to selectively fine tune solder volume with a single pick and place operation. The preforms are offered in sizes similar to the standard chip capacitors and resistors, such as 0603, 0402 and 0201. These standard sizes enable the use standard pick and place library elements for fast integration. Alpha guarantees the highest pick and place success rates in the industry, and guarantees your assembly success.

 

Preform Sizes 

✱ production will depend on market demand, please check with your local sales representative for availability
Size Dimensions Volume Dimensions Volume   Pb-Free Sn-Pb Low Temp
a b c a b c
inch mm mm mm3 mil mil3
0201 0503 0.47 0.28 0.28 0.037 18.5 11.0 11.0 2,249
0202 0505 0.51 0.51 0.25 0.065 20.1 20.1 9.8 3,968
03015S 06035 0.60 0.35 0.35 0.074 23.6 13.8 13.8 4,485

0402H 1006 1.00 0.60 0.25 0.150 39.4 23.6 9.8 9,154
0402 1005 1.00 0.50 0.50 0.250 39.4 19.7 19.7 15,256
0402B 10055 1.00 0.55 0.55 0.303 39.4 21.7 21.7 18,460
0603H 1608H 1.60 0.80 0.50 0.640 63.0 31.5 19.7 39,055
0603 1608 1.60 0.80 0.80 1.024 63.0 31.5 31.5 62,488
0805H 2013H 2.01 1.30 0.40 1.045 79.1 51.2 15.7 63,782
0805 2013 2.01 1.30 0.76 1.986 79.1 51.2 29.9 121,186
0805S 2013S 2.01 1.30 1.30 3.397 79.1 51.2 51.2 207,292
1206 3015 3.00 1.47 0.77 3.396 118.1 57.9 30.3 207,218
1306 3216 3.20 1.60 0.80 4.096 126.0 63.0 31.5 249,953
1406 3515 3.56 1.52 0.77 4.167 140.2 59.8 30.3 254,263


Alpha’s Alloy Offering:  All standard assembly alloys, plus SnBi, SACX and Innolot and Maxrel Plus

Solder Preforms in Solder Paste


Solder Preforms for Hole Fill

 
  
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