Kester is proud to announce the launch of NP545, a zero-halogen, lead-free, no-clean solder paste designed for consistency and repeatability. NP545 is extremely stable and has an unrefrigerated shelf life of 6 months with no print or solderability degradation. Shelf life is 1 year from the date of manufacture when refrigerated. The paste is also fully capable of printing and reflowing 01005 components, even in air reflow, with minimal graping behavior. NP545 is classified as ROL0 per IPC J-STD-004B.
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