MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, a global leader in specialty materials for electronics, announces the release of ALPHA WS-826 water soluble solder paste, designed to provide excellent environmental stability even in extreme operating conditions.

ALPHA WS-826 offers a combination of superior 8-hour stencil life at elevated temperatures and humidity levels, excellent solderability, and ease of water-based cleaning. This formulation provides consistent stencil life, tack time and print definition. It is a lead-free, zero-halogen paste designed for reflow in both air and nitrogen.

“ALPHA WS-826 is a robust water soluble solution with excellent cleanability, environmental stability and print performance in elevated conditions.” comments Paul Salerno, Global Portfolio Manager, SMT. “This latest addition to our portfolio of water soluble pastes is ideal for defense, aerospace, communications, computing and medical applications.”

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