Virtual Industries new WAFER-VAC wafer handling system offers wide applications

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Virtual Industries, a supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, has made available its new general-purpose wafer vacuum handling tool, ‘WAFER-VAC’ system with 8″ molded wafer tip (WV-9000-MW8).

Problem

Providing scientists, engineers and R&D personnel safe and easy to use substrate and solar cell handling devices ensures cleanroom protocols and experiments integrity and minimises wafer and cell breakage.

Solution

The WAFER-VAC is a general-purpose wafer vacuum handling tool that plugs directly into 110 Volt 50/60 Hz. The compact unit handles a wide variety of wafers, solar cells and other substrates. The long-life diaphragm vacuum pump generates up to 10″ of mercury with an open air flow of 2.3 lpm. The unit connects to ground automatically with a three-wire power cord.

Applications

General-purpose wafer vacuum handling tool.

Platform

The WV-9000 is Class 100 Cleanroom safe and comes standard with long-life pump and push-button wafer tip pen – VWP-500-2.5mm. Additionally, it has a footprint of 7¼” x 3″ x 2½” and comes with 6’ of clear coiled vacuum hose.

Availability

April 2013 onwards.

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