Liquid Flux suits pcb assembly applications.

Press Release Summary:

Multicore MF200 lead-free compatible liquid flux is optimized for wave soldering in air. Resin- and halide-free and suited for Sn/Pb type processes, product is formulated to minimize incidence of mid-pad solder balling. Process windows can be extended with nitrogen. Formulated for use in various pcb assembly applications, product is classified as ORMO (J-STD 004) and meets/exceeds Bellcore GR-78-CORE tests for electromigration.

Original Press Release:

Wide Process Window Lead-Free Compatible Liquid Flux

Industry, Calif. - July 24, 2003..... Henkel Loctite Corporation has introduced new Multicore MF200, a lead-free compatible liquid flux that has been optimized for high yields at typical lead-free wave soldering temperatures.

No-clean, resin free, and halide free, Multicore MF200 is suitable for Sn/Pb type processes, and offers excellent wetting on a wide range of surface finishes. This product has been formulated to significantly minimize the incidence of mid-pad solder balling.

Optimized for wave soldering in air, Multicore MF200 is formulated for use in a wide range of PCB assembly applications including dual wave soldering where sustained activity is required. Process windows can be extended with nitrogen. Typical end use applications include automotive, telecommunications, consumer products, and computer assemblies including mother boards and back planes. Multicore MF200 is classified as ORMO (J-STD 004) and meets or exceeds the Bellcore GR-78-CORE tests for electromigration.

For more information on Multicore MF200, call 626-968-6511 or visit the Loctite Web site at

Since 1997, Henkel Loctite Corporation, formerly Loctite Corporation, headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, has been part of the Henkel Group. It operates in markets as diverse as electronics, automotive, aerospace, biomedical and general industry. Henkel is a leader in consumer brands and technologies. The branded business sectors are Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Consumer and Craftsmen Adhesives. Henkel Technologies is the world market leader in Industrial Adhesives and Surface Technologies. The three systems businesses -- Henkel Industrial Adhesives and Sealants, Loctite Engineering Adhesives and Henkel Surface Technologies -- supported by their worldwide presence and strong technology base, are the pillars of Henkel Technologies' success. In Laundry & Home Care and in Cosmetics/Toiletries, Henkel holds a leading position in Europe. "Henkel - A Brand like a Friend": With strong brands and advanced technologies of superior quality and value Henkel makes people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. The company operates in more than 75 countries. In the first quarter of 2003, Henkel Group generated sales of 2.3 billion euros and an operating profit (EBIT) of 168 million euros. A total of 48,515 employees work for Henkel on a worldwide basis.


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