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Alpha Introduces Ultra-Low Voiding Solder Paste for Increased Process Reliability

Paul Salerno

Alpha Introduces Ultra-Low Voiding Solder Paste for Increased Process Reliability

Somerset, NJ – June 21, 2018 – Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, has recently introduced ALPHA® OM-358, a lead-free, zero-halogen solder paste designed to provide ultra-low voiding performance on all component types, including bottom terminated components.

“ALPHA® OM-358 was designed to enhance process benefits through best-in-class voiding performance”, said Paul Salerno, Global Portfolio Manager for SMT Assembly at Alpha Assembly Solutions, a part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions Group of Businesses. “When using a high soak profile, ALPHA® OM-358 produces an average voiding of below 10%, with consistent control of void distribution for increased process stability, elimination of rework, and enhanced electrical and thermal performance of a customer’s end product".

ALPHA® OM-358 exhibits excellent resistance to electrochemical migration on fine pitch components which makes it ideal for high reliability applications such as Automotive (powertrain, in-cabin electronics & sensors), LED, Medical and Defense.

For more information on ALPHA® OM-358, visit the Alpha website.


About Alpha Assembly Solutions
Alpha Assembly Solutions, part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of businesses, is the world leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of innovative specialty materials used for electronics assembly, die attach and semiconductor packaging in a wide range of industry segments, including automotive, communications, computers, consumer, power electronics, LED lighting, photovoltaics, and others.

As the electronics industry continues to evolve, Alpha is focused on developing novel and unique processes for solving assembly challenges.  Whether traditional electronics assembly, die attach or emerging applications, such as flexible and formable electronics, Alpha designs solutions for manufacturing that looks at how multiple products can interact in the same environment to provide customers with the most effective assembly solution for their application.

Since its founding in 1872, Alpha has been committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality materials with a focus on sustainability and recycling services.  For more information, visit  

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