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CPS Electroless Plating Bench for numerous wet treatments

Used / Second Hand

Price
Please call on +44 (0) 1922 45 8000
Availability:
In stock now
Condition
Seen working by RSW, Excellent Condition
Stock No
TZ270
Manufacturer
CPS
Model
Wet Immersion Treatment Bench
Condition
Seen working by RSW, Excellent Condition
Work Envelope (WxDxH mm) [?]
300 x 300 x 200 x 8off
Process Stages
8
Other Info
See images exceptional process support
Location
Our Central Warehouse, Aldridge, UK
Weight (kgs)
610
External Dimensions (WxDxH mm) [?]
3300 1250 x 2030

Description

CPS Electroless Plating Bench 

Electroless plating, also known as chemical plating or autocatalytic plating, is a class of industrial chemical processes that create metal coatings on various materials by a single chemical reaction of metal cations in a liquid bath.

The CPS Electroless Bench, consists of a 6 station wet cleaning and electroless plating process, with 3 pre-treatment stations and 3 electroless plating stations respectively. This process is commonly used in semiconductor manufacturing or other high technology products. 

Each cleaning station consists of an acid etching tank and DI (de-ionized) water used in e rinsing tank, to ensure a high level of cleanliness.

  Air sparge supply achieved by three Almatec series E pumps located at the rear of the bench

The de-Ionizing water supply is controlled from the front control panel, along with air sparge to tanks to each station and Each station has an operator panel which controls:

  • The supply of de-ionized water
  • The operation of an air sparge, which increases the efficiency of the wet etching process.
  • Solenoid activated tank drain. 

Each electroless plating plants have solution conductivity probes linked to a Walchem Plating Solution controller and thermocouples linked to a Braude Thermaster temperature controller.

Features

  • PRTD sensor
  • capillary or compensating cable
  • no moving parts 
  • Permanent clear display of solution temperature 
  • Relay operation: 3 & 3 wire output, break on rise (std) or make on rise* 
  • Simple set point adjustment 
  • Easy to calibrate: set temperature plugs available 
  • Range -10°C to +110°C, ±1°C accuracy 
  • “Heater on” display “Probe fault” indication 
  • Dimensions: 125mm x 125mm x 75mm deep

Solution Control is achieved by using a Walchem WCU410 series controllerThe WCU410 series copper controllers are optoelectronic on-line analyzers that may be used in variety of applications such as;

  • electroless copper baths
  • microetch
  • Multiple chemistries that contain more than 0.10 grams/liter (g/L) of copper ions. 
  • Four control relays are available that may be set up to feed chemicals, or as alarms.
  •  A fifth relay is used as a diagnostic alarm. 
  • Isolated 4-20 mA output
  • Any set point may be viewed without interrupting control. 

Bench fumes are managed by a common extraction ducting located at the rear of the bench

CPS Electroless Plating Benches are used in the manufacturing process of the following industries

  • Semiconductor
  • Solar
  • MEMS
  • LED
  • Bio-Medical

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Photographs taken prior refurbishment. Our refurbishment service is not available on all machines.