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Just Ask Paul: Automotive and Lead-Free SoldersOctober 14, 2020 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
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We asked you to send in your questions for Happy Holden, Joe Fjelstad, Eric Camden, John Mitchell, and Greg Smith in our “Just Ask” series. Now, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions’ Paul Salerno gets a chance to answer a question.
Paul Salerno is a global portfolio manager for SMT applications focused on the automotive and consumer market segments. He holds a bachelor’s degree in materials engineering as well as an MBA in finance and marketing from Rutgers University.
We hope you enjoy “Just Ask Paul.”
Q: Where is the automotive segment moving as far as adopting generation three lead-free solders?
A: The expanded use of electronics in more sophisticated automotive applications, ranging from advanced safety to powertrain, has led to the continual adoption of high-reliability solder alloys. These multi-part alloys leverage traditional and non-traditional metallurgical techniques to create complex microstructures that enhance creep resistance at higher operating temperatures for improved product lifespan relative to traditional SAC alloys.
Transition Automation, Inc. recently received a large order for Advanced Holder and Blade Assemblies compatible with DEK printers from Rotec BV in Belgium.
AIM Solder, a leading global manufacturer of solder assembly materials for the electronics industry, is pleased to announce its new NC259FPA Ultrafine No Clean Solder Paste, which it revealed recently during the Productronica Germany trade show.
Real Time with... productronica 2023: Koh Young Discusses Semiconductor and Advanced Packaging Inspection11/27/2023 | Real Time with...productronica
Koh Young’s Harald Eppinger talks about the company’s technology for the semiconductor and advanced packaging market and how they address the challenges introduced by reflective components and micro solder deposits.
HyRel Technologies Attains ITAR Registration, Reinforcing Leadership in Robotic Solder Component Tinning11/27/2023 | HyRel
HyRel Technologies, a global provider of quick turn semiconductor modification solutions, announces the achievement of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration.
Mek (Marantz Electronics), a leader in Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) solutions, used last weeks’ Productronica show in Munich to proudly introduce the SpectorBOX X series, a modular full 3D AOI system for THT solder joints and THT components.