Industrial & Medical Technology

MacDermid Performance Solutions Businesses Collaborate to Showcase Printed Electronics Solutions

30 October 2018

MacDermid Performance Solutions, a division of Platform Specialty Products Corporation, announced that they will exhibit at the 2018 IDTechEx Printed Electronics Conference in Santa Clara, California, November 14-15, and display an expanded suite of process solutions and serve as a "one-stop-shop" at booth I15.

By combining the product and application expertise of the MacDermid Performance Solutions businesses, which includes MacDermid Enthone Electronic Solutions, Alpha Assembly Solutions, MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions and the MacDermid Graphics Solutions businesses, MacDermid is able to provide innovative, functional materials to a rapidly changing electronics marketplace. Working with their customers, MacDermid researches, formulates and delivers specialty film substrates, screen printing materials, solder pastes, electronic adhesives, attachment films, flexographic plates and environmentally friendly chemistries. They enable the manufacture of the most complex electronic components and interconnections.

Materials available include:

Catalytic Inks and Plating Chemicals

MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions offers unique catalytic ink compatible with any flex substrate in HVM as well as additive copper deposition for the world’s best conductivity and uniformity, suited for all printing technologies. These technologies offer high volume productivity and performance at the lowest cost, all provided by a team with proven production experience and guaranteed global support.

Conductive Inks, Low-Temperature Solders and Adhesives

Alpha Assembly Solutions offers inter-compatible conductive silver inks, carbon inks and dielectric materials. These products are specifically designed to meet the demanding performance and reliability requirements for printed electronics. In addition, Alpha also offers low-temperature solder pastes and electronic adhesives (thermal and UV curable) for flexible PCB assembly.  

High-Performance Films

MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a worldwide leader of specialty functional hardcoated films for HMI applications. The films include a range of textures, gloss and antiglare finishes that exceed all aesthetic and tactile requirements. The formable and three-dimensional coatings provide excellent chemical resistance and superior surface durability to abrasion and environmental factors. This business segment provides heat stabilized polyesters for all printed electronic circuitry.

Flexographic Photopolymer Plates/Screen Printing

MacDermid Graphics Solutions offers printing plate formulations especially suited for flexographic printing in electronic applications, with plate material that provides high resolution and excellent durability. In addition to printing plates, MacDermid offers a complete range of photo stencil films for optimized screen printing ink deposits designed to produce high quality, reproducible images for electronics.

Learn more about these offerings at Printed Electronics USA Booth #I15. Please also visit the MacDermid website at https://electronics.macdermidenthone.com/markets/printed-electronics.

To contact the author of this article, email engineering360editors@globalspec.com


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