BTU International to Unveil Innovative PV Processing Equipment at PV Tokyo 2011

Next-generation thermal processing equipment will be debuted in Booth E27-10 at the upcoming 4th International Power Generation Expo, being held March 2-4, 2011 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan.

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Feb. 17, 2011 — BTU International will debut its next-generation thermal processing equipment in Booth E27-10 at the upcoming 4th International Power Generation Expo, being held March 2-4, 2011 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan.


BTU's new TRITAN™ dual-lane metallization firing system will be introduced to the Japanese market. This state-of-the-art system features increased throughput at 3600 wafers per hour, an edge support transport system, and a temperature spike faster than 3 seconds. The 90 MW metallization firing system also features BTU's unique TriSpeed™ technology, allowing users to take advantage of superior ramp rates ― up to 200ºC per second ― while not compromising the drying and cooling sections of the profile. The three-belt, three-speed system provides revolutionary control of profile development.

BTU also will feature its Meridian™ in-line diffusion system. This system is the industry's most successful, market leading in-line diffusion system with well over 2 GW in customer commitments.

For more information, visit company representatives in Booth E27-10 or click www.btu.com.

About BTU International
BTU International is a market-leading, global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment to the alternative energy and electronics assembly markets. BTU's equipment and expertise are used in the manufacturing of solar cells and nuclear fuel as well as the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging. BTU has design and manufacturing operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts and Shanghai, China with direct sales and service worldwide. Information about BTU International is available at www.btu.com.

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Company Contact:
Jan-Paul van Maaren
Vice President Marketing
BTU International, Inc.
Phone: (978) 667-4111

Media Contact:
Megan Wendling
MW Assocaites
Phone: (239) 537-6001

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