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FCT Assembly’s Tony Lentz to Present during APEX 2014

Feb 05, 2014

FCT Assembly today announced that Tony Lentz will be presenting “Can Nano Coatings Really Improve Stencil Performance?”  during the poster session at this year’s IPC APEX EXPO on Wednesday, March 26 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

As component assembly density continues trending to finer dimensions, successful stencil printing demands stricter tolerances on equipment setup, solder paste material and stencils. One recent innovation generating much industry buzz is the specially engineered stencil applied coatings that claim to achieve printing capability improvement. With the stencil marketplace now offering a variety of unique chemical coatings on laser cut solder paste printing stencils, this poster session offers a comprehensive review of this technology and performance results.

The poster will be displayed during the entire week of the IPC APEX EXPO.  Mr. Lentz will be available to answer any questions regarding stencil coatings, solder paste, solder fluxes and printing issues during and after the poster session.

For more information about FCT Assembly’s technologies, quick-turn capabilities and value-added engineering support, visit  For more information about IPC APEX EXPO, or to register for technical and poster sessions, visit

FCT Assembly consists of three divisions: FCT Solder, Fine Line Stencil and A-Laser. FCT Assembly is a leading and innovative manufacturer of lead-free and leaded solder products, superior quality stencils and precision laser-cut parts with multiple locations throughout North America.

FCT Assembly strongly believes in taking a multi and interdisciplinary approach when developing new products and processes. With expertise in micro-machining, metallurgy, chemistry and polymer technology, FCT Assembly is well positioned to develop products to meet technology challenges and satisfy customer demands.

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