Alpha™ Stencils and Substrates for Advanced Screen Printing

In response to exponential growth in the Printed Electronics Industry, Chromaline has developed a suite of stencil and substrate materials for advancing screen printing capabilities for micro-circuit applications. Working together, Chromaline’s Printed Electronics materials provide comprehensive solutions for the growing number of conductive ink technologies and diverse PE applications.  Click Here to view the Alpha Catalog.

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Alpha™ Stencils and Substrates

 A line of direct emulsions for high-resolution, micro-circuit printing down to 20-microns
 The highest resolution capillary film available—providing the most consistent results
 FlexTrace™ T15 flexible, stabilized PET substrate with ink-restriction technology

Chromaline’s suite of Printed Electronics materials are optimum for:

Printing Circuitry: solar cells, membrane switches, additive flex circuits, touch screens
Printing Graphics: membrane switch and touch screen overlays, PCB legend text
Printing Functional Layers: solder masks, EMI/RFI shielding, dielectric layers, adhesive

Your Printed Electronics Partner

Printed Electronics is an industry where quality demand is high and the function of the end product is imperative—typically failure is not an option.

Chromaline understands that stencil quality will ultimately affect printed electronic performance, and offers emulsions that will meet the critical requirements for this industry:

  • Product consistency for process control
  • On-press stability and durability
  • Precise ink deposit
  • High solvent and abrasion resistant formulations
  • Ability to resolve very fine features with razor sharp edges

Customers can choose to work closely with Chromaline Labs™ research and development group, offering access to the most intuitive products and specialized formulations—providing a competitive edge for state-of-the-art applications.

Chromaline is ISO 9001 Certified

Alpha Product Selection Chart

Product Product Features Applications Downloads
FlexTrace™ T15
Alpha FlexTrace T15™ is a pre-stabilized, flexible PET substrate designed to restrict conductive ink spread for micro-circuit printing. Translucent, single-sided, 5-mil thickness substrate. Compatible with conductive inks for electronics. Optimum for printed electronics applications requiring precision circuit resolution or printing to target line widths (biosensors, et al). TDS
Direct Emulsions
Alpha E-20™ Alpha E-20™ is a dual-cure, extreme resolution emulsion designed to deliver fine line widths down to 20-microns when proper mesh types are used. Use with solvent or UV inks. Micro-resolution solvent-based conductive ink applications: front-side solar cell fingers, sensors, touch screen bus bars and transparent electrodes, membrane switch and additive flex circuitry. TDS
Alpha E-30™ Alpha E-30™ is a dual-cure emulsion designed for high-resolution images down to 25-microns. It is ideal for laminating Alpha MicroCap A capillary film for prolonged durability. Compatible with solvent and UV-based inks for manufacturing conductive traces, overlays, membrane switches, nameplates/ industrial applications, PCB ledgers. TDS
Alpha E-50™ Alpha E-50™ is a dual-cure emulsion with solvent, water, and UV ink resistance and outstanding abrasion resistance. Can achieve 50-micron lines & spaces when using the correct mesh type and thread count. High-resolution solvent-based conductive ink applications: solar cell backside circuits, membrane switch and additive flex circuitry, touch screen busbars, copper flex overprints and EMI/RFI shielding. TDS
Capillary Films
Microcap™ A
Alpha MicroCap™ A is a dual-cure capillary film with ultra-fine particles for the highest resolutions and micro-features down to 20-microns. Provides low Rz and ideal EOM in the most consistent, user friendly format. Alpha MicroCap™ A is ideal for extreme resolution circuit printing with solvent, and UV-based inks, pastes & dielectrics. Can be laminated with Alpha E-30™ direct emulsion for greater durability. TDS