Features & Benefits

  • The Selectable Wafer Lifter (SWP) is designed to lift one or three wafers at a time (depending on type of machine) from a plastic carrier for safe access to wafers for inspection and lot verification.    
  • Operation is via a selectable knob for specific wafer(s) and a toggle switch for up/down activation.
  • Use for photo, etch, C.V.D. and diffusion inspections.
  • Use for wafer lot number identification.
  • Front side, back side, and edge condition inspection.
  • Patterned surface not contacted by wafer holder.
  • Eliminates single wafer handling scratches.
  • Positive position location locks for error free operation.
  • All pneumatic for simple and reliable operation.
  • Available in 3″ through 8″ models.
  • Custom designs available to lift specified wafers.
  • All aluminum parts are black hard anodized for corrosion resistance. 
  • Exhaust ported for clean room operation.
  • Uptime will exceed  99.25%.
    • MTBF (mean time between failure): 2,500 hours
    • MTBA (mean time between assist): 1,000 hours
    • MTTR (mean time to repair): 1 hour