Expanding the Benefits of Integrated Solutions with ProTechna®

Kulpsville, PA (July 2010) — Greene, Tweed is continuing to enable the next generation of semiconductor and solar technology, expanding our ProTechna® encapsulation capability to provide the ultimate level of protection in critical applications. ProTechna safeguards sensitive components, eliminating direct exposure to damaging conditions, such as temperature, plasma, chemical, and abrasion. This enhanced protection minimizes harmful particulation, extends operational service life and maximizes production capabilities.

Kulpsville, PA (July 2010) — Greene, Tweed is continuing to enable the next generation of semiconductor and solar technology, expanding our ProTechna® encapsulation capability to provide the ultimate level of protection in critical applications. ProTechna safeguards sensitive components, eliminating direct exposure to damaging conditions, such as temperature, plasma, chemical, and abrasion. This enhanced protection minimizes harmful particulation, extends operational service life and maximizes production capabilities.


As part of our extensive portfolio of OpTegra™ integrated solutions, Greene, Tweed's ProTechna capability offers custom solutions that solve critical environmental challenges to maximize production. Our engineers evaluate each customer application, providing technical expertise to select the material and design a solution with the ultimate level of protection and performance for critical components. For many applications, ProTechna enables multiple components to be integrated into a single-part solution. This part count reduction simplifies installation, as well as reduces inventory and maintenance costs.

From process doors to chamber lids and gates, ProTechna shields components from aggressive chemical and thermal attack in semiconductor and solar production. "Our customers have been looking for ways to shield components from harsh production environments," says Marlin Braun, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Semiconductor & Solar. "By expanding the ProTechna solution into the semiconductor and solar industry, we are increasing our ability to provide turn-key solutions that stand up to heat, plasmas and other damaging conditions found throughout the fabrication processes."

Greene, Tweed leverages expertise in a variety of markets and products to give customers the most innovative solutions to meet performance challenges and reduce total cost of operation. With fully qualified engineering, sales and support personnel located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Greene, Tweed delivers solutions to individual customer applications on a global scope. Greene, Tweed products are sold and distributed worldwide. For additional information, contact Greene, Tweed at +1.215.256.9521 or visit our website at www.gtweed.com.

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