News and Events

September 9, 2019

VersaPrep: What To Know About this New Product

 VersaPrep is a specialty formulated product designed to clean and microetch a wide variety of metallic substrates. It is particularly useful in removing metallic oxides and providing a micro-roughened surface to enhance dry film adhesion as well as adhesion of other materials to the surface of the metal. VersaPrep easily deoxidizes and micro-etches copper, copper alloys, stainless steel, aluminum and Inconel.

August 19, 2019

What Type of Electropolishes Does RBP Offer?

Electropolishing is a process used to remove materials from a metallic surface (in this case medical implant devices) to provide a level surface finish. Some of these surfaces including nitinol, cobalt chrome and titanium alloys. Electropolishing allows for less rejection of medical implant devices. Here are at RBP we offer a variety of electropolishes for the medical implant device industry. Here are some of the electropolishes we offer.

August 13, 2019

Leading Specialty Chemical Manufacturer Creates New Industrial Degreaser & Asphalt Release Agent 180F

The leader in specialty chemicals for industrial applications, RBP Chemical Technology announces the release of a new biodegradable degreaser and release agent.

July 31, 2019

AlKalene™ LT: Breaking Down This New Product Designed for Flexography Printing Operations

As a leader in specialty chemicals for the printing industry, we are proud to announce the release of a new state-of-the-art aqueous coating cleaner, AlKalene™ LT. This new product is designed to remove dry ink from press parts in the flexo-packaging industry.

July 29, 2019

Equipment Cleaner IV: Why Printed Circuit Board Customers Will Be Pleased with this New Product

RBP Chemical Technology is pleased to announce the release of Equipment Cleaner IV. Equipment Cleaner IV removes water hardness residues, photoresist scum and metal salt deposits from chemical processing equipment. The new process is specifically developed for the printed circuit board industry and is very useful for spray equipment. It causes no damage to metal or plastic parts and is completely odorless, making it the ideal process for printed circuit boards.

July 22, 2019
Medical Implant Device Chemistry

What to Know About Cleaning, Deoxidizing, Passivating and Polishing Medical Implant Devices

To ensure the effectiveness of medical implant devices it is essential that manufacturers correctly clean, deoxidize, polish and passivate these devices. Here is some relevant background pertaining to these processes.

June 13, 2019

Liquid Gold™ 290 Better Chemistry = Better Coldset Printing

Brighter, more vibrant colors in coldset printing applications? It’s possible with LIQUID GOLD 290 from RBP Chemical Technology . This mildly acidic fountain concentrate was specifically developed to enhance the color brilliance while fighting blanket buildup and piling – the leading causes of duller print images, ghosting, scumming and ink going where it doesn’t belong.

May 29, 2019

RBP Chemical Technology Announces the Introduction of LDI Strip 77 Fine-Line Photoresist Stripper

LDI Strip 77 a semi-aqueous photoresist stripper formulated for stripping very fine line and high density printed circuit boards.  With properly controlled plating, LDI Strip 77 effectively produces particles 2 mil in diameter and smaller, greatly facilitating filtration.  LDI Strip 77 provides complete resist removal with standard Dry Film and LDI Dry film.  LDI Strip 77 contains a specially formulated additive package that protects metal surfaces against corrosion, including copper and tin. In addition the LDI 77 Strip enables ease of inspection at outerlayer  AOI.  LDI Strip 77 can be used in both spray and immersion applications. Working concentration of the LDI Strip 77 will vary based on customer specific processing requirements.

April 10, 2019

Mike Carano Teacher of Excellence Award

The IPC Education Foundation has established the “Michael Carano Teacher of Excellence Award” to support the professional development for secondary and post-secondary teachers, instructors and educators pursuing training related to the electronics industry. The award includes a $1,000 award prize and a one-year membership pass to IPC EDGE, IPC’s on-line learning platform.

April 2, 2019

IPC Webinar on Technology Trends 2018

Watch Mike Carano, the Vice President of Technology and Business Development at RBP Chemical, discuss technology trends related to PCB fabrication and where the electronics manufacturing industry is headed. You can download the slides from this presentation in PDF format here.