Solder Paste Printing For SMT PCB Assembly

Solder Paste Printing For SMT PCB Assembly

Solder Paste Printing for SMT PCB Assembly at Profab Electronics: The Crucial First Step in Surface Mount Excellence

In the realm of Surface Mount Technology (SMT) PCB Assembly, the process starts with a step that's as crucial as it is foundational: solder paste printing. At Profab Electronics, we recognize the pivotal role this plays in setting the stage for a successful assembly. We've honed our solder paste printing process to near perfection, emphasizing stencil design and print parameters to create the ideal base for component placement.

The Importance of a Perfect Print

A flawless solder paste print is essential because it forms the adhesive and conductive base where components will reside. Any imperfections at this stage could lead to a host of issues, such as poor component adhesion and faulty electrical connections, impacting the overall performance and reliability of the final product.

Fine-Tuned Stencil Design

The key to a perfect solder paste print lies in the stencil design. Our engineering team meticulously designs each stencil to match the specific requirements of your PCB layout. A well-designed stencil ensures that the right amount of solder paste adheres to the board, providing the optimal conditions for the subsequent component placement and soldering stages.

Precise Print Parameters

It's not just about having the right stencil; it's also about the printing parameters. The speed, pressure, and angle of the squeegee, among other variables, need to be perfectly calibrated. Our teams are skilled in fine-tuning these parameters to ensure that the solder paste is applied with the highest degree of accuracy.

Quality You Can Trust

As with every service we offer, our solder paste printing adheres to stringent industry standards, including ISO 9001, AS9100, and ITAR compliance. You can be assured that we're committed to delivering a product that not only meets but often exceeds, industry norms.

Seamless Integration with SMT Assembly

Our advanced solder paste printing process is the starting point for our SMT assembly line, designed to flawlessly integrate with subsequent steps like pick and place and reflow soldering. The attention to detail in this initial stage ensures smoother, more efficient workflows down the line.

Optimized for Efficiency

By getting the solder paste printing step right, we set the stage for an efficient and effective SMT assembly process. This focus on the foundational aspects of assembly not only ensures a higher-quality end product but also facilitates faster production timelines.

Solder paste printing may be the first step in the SMT PCB assembly process, but its significance reverberates throughout the entire production line. At Profab Electronics, we've mastered this essential phase to ensure that every subsequent step in your project is set up for success. With a perfect print as the starting point, you can be confident in the quality and reliability of your completed PCB assemblies.

Our Core PCB Assembly Services

Surface Mount (SMT) PCB Assembly

Specializing in compact, high-density boards, our SMT assembly services offer unmatched precision and efficiency.

Through-Hole PCB Assembly

A go-to solution for durable, robust connections, our through-hole assembly services are perfect for heavy-duty components and traditional PCB layouts.

Comprehensive Service Options

Turnkey PCB Assembly Services

Experience hassle-free, full-service solutions that cover everything from materials procurement to the final stages of assembly.

Consigned PCB Assembly Services

You provide the crucial components, and we focus solely on expert assembly, optimizing the value chain.

Partial Turnkey PCB Assembly Services

Offering a balanced, flexible approach, our Partial Turnkey Services combine your sourced components with our procurement and assembly.

Adaptable Volume and Rapid Turnaround

From Prototype to Full-Scale Production

We seamlessly adapt to project scales, fulfilling both one-off prototypes and mass production needs.

Quick Turn Prototype PCB Assembly

For your time-sensitive projects, we expedite the prototyping process without compromising on quality.

Quick Turn Production PCB Assembly

Leverage our agile manufacturing capabilities for fast, yet reliable mass production.

Scheduled Blanket Order Production PCB Assembly

Streamline your long-term production requirements with our efficient and convenient scheduled blanket order options.

Value-Added Services

PCB Assembly Testing Services

Ensuring each PCB functions flawlessly with multiple levels of quality checks.

PCB Assembly Firmware Programming

We embed all the necessary software, making your PCBs operationally ready right out of the gate. We offer in-circuit programming as well as pre-programing.

Mechanical Assembly for PCB Assemblies

Extending our services beyond PCBs, we offer complete mechanical assembly for finished electronic products.

PCB Assembly Conformal Coating

Applying a specialized protective layer that adds durability and longevity to your PCB products.

Technology and Infrastructure

Our State-of-the-Art Equipment

Essegi Robotic Inventory Storage

Highly efficient and automated storage solutions for component management.

Optical Control X-Ray Component Counter

Utilizes advanced X-ray technology for pin-point accurate inventory counts.

MPM Solder Paste Printers

Ensures precise and consistent solder paste application for optimum connectivity.

Pemtron 3D Solder Paste Inspection (SPI)

Advanced Solder Paste Inspection tools for top-notch quality control.

Samsung/Hanwha Pick and Place Machines

Ensures rapid and precise component placement with industry-leading reliability.

In-line Yes-Tech 2D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) - (Pre-Reflow)

Conducts automated optical inspections before solder reflow to guarantee the highest quality.

Electrovert Reflow Ovens

Offers reliable solder reflow processes for mass production efficiency.

Yestech and Cyberoptics 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI)

Post-reflow automated optical inspections to ensure impeccable component soldering.

Dage 3D X-Ray

Advanced internal inspection capabilities for the most thorough quality checks.

Ersa Selective Solder

Specialized soldering technology that targets specific components for precision results.

Aqua Klean Systems In-line PCB Cleaner

Delivers impeccably clean PCBs, ready for shipping or immediate use.

Compliance and Quality Assurance


ISO 9001, AS9100, and ITAR compliance means we meet and exceed international standards of quality and security.

In-House IPC Trainer

Our teams are updated on the latest IPC standards, ensuring we are always ahead of industry requirements.

Class 2 and Class 3 Inspection

Our processes are versatile enough to meet both Class Two and Class Three soldering and inspection standards, giving you more options and peace of mind.

Why Should Profab Electronics Be Your First Choice?

Unmatched Expertise

With years of industry leadership, we have the knowledge and skills required to bring your most ambitious projects to life.

Quality Above All

Our relentless focus on quality ensures that your projects are not just completed, but masterfully executed.

Superior Customer Service

We don’t just aim to meet your expectations but to significantly exceed them, every step of the way.

About Profab Electronics

Profoundly embedded in the electronics manufacturing sector, Profab Electronics has been steadfast in its commitment to deliver excellence for over three decades. Our unparalleled experience, fortified by our stringent quality standards, positions us as a trusted partner in the realm of Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS).

We're an ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified company, and our adherence to these globally recognized standards attests to our unyielding quest for quality. Our team comprises experts who hold formative training on the latest IPC standards, ensuring that we consistently produce electronic products of the highest caliber.

Our proficiency lies in PCB assembly, offering a spectrum of services ranging from Surface Mount (SMT) to Through-Hole Assembly. From the initial stages of prototyping to high volume pcb assembly, we offer comprehensive solutions to meet client requirements.

At Profab Electronics, we synergize our expertise and experience to deliver high-quality electronic products. Our unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction has established Profab Electronics as a leader in the electronics manufacturing industry. Trust us to bring your technological visions to life.