Semiconductor Bench (Fully-Automated)

Wafer Process Systems Inc. performs in field modifications to semiconductor bench equipment. This is to accommodate process changes, safety, and upgrades, for our customers existing equipment. This relieves the need of extensive cost associated with the removal of existing equipment and installation of new equipment. Including, our fully-automated semiconductor wet bench product.

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Semiconductor Bench (Fully-Automated) Overview

We present our fully-automated semiconductor wet bench model WPS-FA-RA-300/450. A fully-automated 300mm/450mm front and rear access batch chemical wet process system with 300mm and 450mm process capability. This wet bench incorporates Y/Z linear servo positioning systems. This provides a wide range of movement controls to accommodate various process needs. The systems are designed to accommodate one each 300mm cassette with twenty five wafers or one each 450mm wafer cassette with thirteen or twenty five wafers to provide broader process capabilities.


Semiconductor Wet Bench Positioning System Overview

The positioning system movement is performed by an independent numerical controller. It incorporates interpolated movement for reduced transfer times and smoother movements. A three level coded access provides low level access for Fab Process Operator for wafer processing only using pre-programmed recipes; a medium level access for Fab Process Engineering personnel to edit existing process recipes and program new recipes and high level access for Equipment Engineering personnel or Fab Supervisors, which provides full access to all functions of the control system.

Control Panel Overview

The operator interface is a colored touch screen panel. It provides a full graphical display of all process parameters. The touch screen controls incorporate an alarm status panel. It will prompt the operator in the event of any alarm conditions. There is a maintenance screen panel. It allows service personnel the ability to control all functions manually. along with being able to calibrate temperature indicators and auto tune all PID software functions. Included is a positioning system maintenance screen panel. It permits the service personnel to operate the positioning system both in manual and automated operation modes. Finally, the integral database provides the ability to create multiple recipes . Also, download from process recipe select screen.

The access coded process operation requires:

  • Operator ID (Numeric)
  • Recipe Select (Numeric)
  • Product Lot Identification
  • (Alfa-Numeric)
  • Chemical Data (Manufacturer
  • Lot Identification
  • Mixture Ratio
  • Date of Dispense)