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Kester will be exhibiting (booth #117) at SMTAI 2018, which will take place October 16-17 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

Kester’s booth will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about new products including: NP505-LT Solder Paste, The Paste Designed for Low Temperature Applications; NP560 Solder Paste, The Ultra-Low Voiding Paste under QFNs; and WP616 Solder Paste, The Zero-Halogen Chemistry for Water-Soluble Applications as well as Kester’s High Reliability Product Line.

In addition to exhibiting, Kester will chair two technical sessions and will present the following four papers:

  • Monday, October 15 at 3:30pm: Reducing Spatter in Flux Cored Solder Wires for Robotic Soldering Applications
  • Tuesday, October 16 at 2:30pm: Rheology of Flux and Solder Paste II: Shelf Life Study
  • Wednesday, October 17 at 8:30am: Selective Soldering Design for Reliability Using a Novel Test Board and SIR Test Method
  • Wednesday, October 17 at 2:30pm: Void Reduction in Reflow Soldering Processes by Sweep Stimulation of PCB Substrate – DoE Tests

To learn more about these sessions, please click here.


To schedule an appointment with a member of our R&D or sales team or if you have any questions, please contact Michelle O’Brien.

 


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Kester is a global supplier of assembly materials for the Electronic Assembly and Semiconductor Packaging industries. Kester is focused on delivering innovative, robust and high-quality solutions to help our customers address their technological challenges. Kester’s current product portfolio includes soldering attachment materials such as solder paste, soldering chemicals, TSF (tacky solder flux) materials, and metal products such as bar, solid and flux-cored wire. Kester is an Illinois Tool Works (ITW) company. ITW is a Fortune 200 company that produces engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products. It employs approximately 49,000 people, and is based in Glenview, Illinois, with operations in 57 countries.