Press Release Summary:
Lead-free, no-clean MulticoreÂ® LF300 provides high resistance to slump and solder balling. Clear residues are pin probable for improved in-circuit test performance. Paste is optimized for small to medium size boards at nominal 240-245Â°C temperatures. Reflow profiles may be extended with nitrogen. Typical applications include mobile phones, PDA assemblies, remote control devices, keyless entry devices, and 0.4 mm pitch packages.
Original Press Release:
Henkel Loctite Introduces Lead-Free Solder Paste for High Speed Printing Processes
Industry, Calif. -- March 12, 2003.... Henkel Loctite Corporation has introduced new Loctite(R) Multicore(R) LF300, a lead-free, no-clean solder paste suitable for high speed, high volume assembly applications.
Offering long printer life and high tack, Multicore LF300 has exceptional printing capabilities. The product's clear residues are pin probable for improved in-circuit test (ICT) performance. LF300 offers excellent wetting on a wide range of surface finishes and has been formulated to provide high resistance to slump and solder balling.
Multicore LF300 has been optimized for small to medium size boards reflowed at nominal 240 to 245°C temperatures. Reflow profiles may be extended with nitrogen. Typical end use applications include mobile phones, PDA assemblies, remote control devices, keyless entry devices, and 0.4 mm pitch packages.
LF300 is classified as ROL0 (J-STD 004) and meets or exceeds test specifications for SIR, copper mirror, corrosion, bromides, chlorides and Bellcore GR-78-CORE tests for electromigration. For more information on Multicore(R) LF300, call (626) 968-6511 or visit the Loctite Web site at www.loctite.com/electronics.
Since 1997, Henkel Loctite Corporation, formerly Loctite Corporation, headquartered in DÃ¼sseldorf, 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 nine months of 2002, Henkel Group generated sales of 7.3 billion Euro and an operating profit (EBIT) of 490 million Euro. A total of 46,219 employees work for Henkel on a worldwide basis.