New InFORMS ESM02 Solder Preform Offers Enhanced Thermal Cycling Reliability

Press Release Summary:

  • Designed to provide consistent bondline thickness of 50μm for die-level attach applications
  • Formulated for high-reliability solder joint with improved thermal and mechanical performance
  • Features bondline co-planarity and increased lateral strength

Original Press Release:

Indium Corporation Features New InFORMS® ESM02 at APEC 2019

Indium Corporation will feature its new reinforced matrixed solder composite, InFORMS® ESM02, which is specifically designed to produce consistent bondline thickness for die-level attach applications, at APEC 2019, March 17-21, Anaheim, California, USA.

Formulated to produce a high-reliability solder joint with increased thermal and mechanical performance, Indium Corporation’s InFORMS® ESM02 is an extension of the innovative family of InFORMS® products.

Until recently, InFORMS® technology was only applied at the baseplate level. New production capabilities have expanded its use to the die-level with a bondline of 50μm. Other benefits of InFORMS® include:

  • Drop-in replacement for other bondline control methods
  • Increased lateral strength
  • Bondline co-planarity
  • Improved thermal cycling reliability
  • Availability in ribbon and preforms

Indium Corporation is a premier materials manufacturer and supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, thin-film, and thermal management markets. Products include solders and fluxes; brazes; thermal interface materials; sputtering targets; indium, gallium, germanium, and tin metals and inorganic compounds; and NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, the company has global technical support and factories located in China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA.

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Anita Brown, Corporate Communications

Indium Corporation

tel: +1.315.381.7524

34 Robinson Road

Clinton, NY 13323 USA

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