It is a well know fact that semiconductor wafer handling, mandates that electrostatic charge control is essential. In response beginning January 1st, 2022, H-Square 300mm PEEK tips will only by offered in ESD PEEK.
PEEK is a popular high-performance semi-crystalline engineered thermoplastic material used for various industrial parts and components and is prevalent in semiconductor and electronics manufacturing. ESD PEEK has been recognized as a superior material to natural PEEK due to its electrostatic dissipation properties.
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) commonly known as “static electricity,” which creates an electric charge on the surface of objects. Issues caused by electrostatic charge in semiconductor manufacturing are well known. ESD damages semiconductors devices and the photomasks used to create them.
Eliminating static charge in the substrate handling processes by incorporating ESD-safe materials, has numerous advantages:
- Improved wear resistance,
- Abrasion resistance,
- Excellent harsh chemical resistance,
- High maximum use temperature (up to 260°C),
- Good machinability and high toughness,
- Electrostatic dissipation properties.
Our 300mm ESD PEEK tips are shipped within two weeks or less from receipt of PO. H-Square 300mm ESD PEEK tips are precision molded versus machining, making them very competitive and readily available.
Incorporating EDS-safe materials into vacuum tip manufacturing provides clear benefits for our customers by improving quality, minimizing maintenance and lowering costs.
Our experienced sales team is available to assist you with all wafer handling questions. Please contact us at Sales@h-square.com or call our sales team +1 408-982-9108