LED Lighting

Automotive lighting assemblies create unique challenges on assembly materials. High power automotive lighting applications require excellent thermal management in harsh operating conditions to ensure continuous maximum light output and minimum system degradation.
Alternating row colors

Alternating row colors

LED
   

Key Requirements for Joining Materials

  • High thermo-mechanical reliability
  • High value, lowers total cost per lumen
  • Maximize light output with minimal degradation over time
  • Transparent and minimal residues

Product Type

Product

Low Temp

PB Free

Halogen Free

 VOC Free
Solder Paste

ALPHA® CVP-390 Innolot / SAC305

  • Excellent electrochemical reliability down to 0.100mm spacing
  • Fine feature printability down to 01005 feature size
  • Highest thermo-mechanical reliability at temperatures above 120°C (Innolot)

Pb Free Halogen Free
Solder Paste

ALPHA® OM-353 Innolot / SAC305

  • Lowest post reflow residue spread of Alpha’s chemistries
  • Excellent electrochemical reliability down to 0.200mm spacing
  • Low HIP and NWO Defects
  • Highest thermo-mechanical reliability at temperatures above 120°C (Innolot) 

Pb Free Halogen Free
Solder Paste

ALPHA® OM-358 Innolot / SAC305

  • Ultralow voiding including bottom terminated components
  • Excellent electrochemical reliability on bottom terminated components
  • Highest thermo-mechanical reliability at temperatures above 120°C (Innolot)

Pb Free Halogen Free
Solder Paste

ALPHA® OM-550 HRL1

  • Best mechanical performance of Alpha’s low temperature solder alloys
  • Repeatable printing down to 0.3mm/.012” pitch and 01005 passives
  • Significant reduction in warpage-induced defects 
Low Temp Pb Free Halogen Free
Preforms

ALPHA® BTC-578 Accuflux Preforms Innolot / SAC305 / Low-temp

  • Increasing thermal conductivity and heat dissipation through void reduction
  • Low flux residue improves electrochemical reliability
  • Prevents mechanical stackup issues through increased solder volume 
Low Temp Pb Free Halogen Free
Preforms

ALPHA® Tape and Reel Preforms

  • High solder volume precision and production yields using pick and place
  • Available in many alloys, sizes and shapes
  • Flux coated versions available (*some fluxes contain halogens) 
Low Temp Pb Free Halogen Free  
Cored Wire
 

ALPHA® Telecore® HF-850 Innolot / SAC305

  • Performs well with all standard pad finishes
  • Can be used in both robotic and manual soldering processes
  • ROL0

Pb Free Halogen Free
Cored Wire

ALPHA® Telecore® XL-825 SAC305

  • Best for difficult to solder surfaces
  • Can be used in both robotic and manual soldering processes
  • ROL1

Pb Free

Adhesive

ALPHA® HiTech™ AD43-9600W

  • Good adhesion on FR4 and PMMA lens
  • Fast curing enabling high throughput manufacturing
  • White coloring eliminates ‘flaring’ during initial LED illumination


Halogen Free
Adhesive 

ALPHA® HiTech™ SM42-1311

  • Non-Sagging
  • Excellent adhesion on FR4
  • Resists change due to high heat post application processing (i.e., wave soldering)

  Halogen Free  
Adhesive

ALPHA® HiTech™ SM42-120P

  • Non-Sagging
  • Excellent adhesion on FR4
  • Resists change due to high heat post application processing (i.e., wave soldering)


Halogen Free
Bar and Solid Wire Solder

ALPHA® SAC 305

  • Excellent soldering performance
  • High thermal fatigue resistance
  • Widely used 
  Pb Free
 
Bar and Solid Wire Solder
 

ALPHA® SACX Plus® 0807

  • Low Silver (0.8%) for improved value vs. SAC305
  • SAC305-like soldering and reliability performance on complex assemblies
  • Low Copper dissolution and low drossing

Pb Free

Bar and Solid Wire Solder

ALPHA® SACX Plus® 0307 for interior lighting only

  • Low Silver (0.3%) for improved value vs. SAC305
  • Low Copper dissolution and low drossing
  • Excellent for most standard assemblies
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Pb Free  
Liquid Flux

ALPHA® EF-2210

  • ORL0
  • Passes IPC J-STD-004A
  • VOC free

Pb Free
VOC free
Liquid Flux

ALPHA® EF-6000

  • ORL0
  • Passes IPC J-STD-004A
  • High activity, rosin-free formula can be cleaned with DI water

Pb Free

Liquid Flux

ALPHA® EF-6808HF

  • ROL0
  • Passes IPC J-STD-004B
  • Excellent for most standard complexity assemblies

Pb Free Halogen Free
 
  
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