Next Generation Coating Solutions for the Semiconductor Industry
Silicon Oxide Modification Provides Ideal Physical Properties
SilcoTek's semiconductor R&D team has recently developed a modification to our Dursan® coating that is tailored specifically to semiconductor manufacturers. Dursox™ is a thin but durable silicon oxide (SiO) layer that prevents erosion and corriosion in manufacturing processes.
Dursox™ is made for next generation semiconductor manufacturing systems
Semiconductor manufacturing processes utilize highly corrosive gases that damage process equipment and threaten high purity that is demanded by the industry. While it's important to protect this equipment from these harmful effects, very few options are both pure and strong enough to offer a comprehensive solution.
Dursox™ offers significant resistance to corrosives common to semiconductor manufacturing.
Coat the entire pathway for optimum corrosion protection and purity.
Silcolloy: high purity corrosion resistance
SilcoTek’s patented chemical vapor deposition (CVD) silicon coatings bond to the base substrate producing a high purity, corrosion resistant, and flexible surface. Silcolloy® is ideal for semiconductor and PV applications:
High purity silicon eliminates base metal contamination
SilcoTek’s CVD process coats intricate surfaces and can penetrate the smallest holes
SilcoTek® coatings deform with tubing or process surfaces allowing radius bends and leak free seals.
Many 316L gas delivery systems exposed to corrosive environments are replaced within 5 years of installation. Silcolloy extends the life of stainless steel manufacturing components by preventing corrosion from hydrogren bromine and other harsh process gases.
Silcolloy improves HBr corrosion resistance by 7x or more
Immersion of Silcolloy (silicon) coated 316 stainless steel coupons in 6N hydrochloric acid shows significant improvement in corrosion resistance compared to uncoated 316 stainless steel. Significant corrosion protection, high purity, and reduced costs make Silcolloy a common choice for semiconductor manufacturers.
SilcoTek helps semiconductor manufacturers meet cost and productivity requirements by improving the surface performance of stainless steel:
• Eliminate process variables caused by corrosion
• Save money via reduced downtime and maintenance
• Enhance yield and throughput
Our process is easy: send an email to SilcoD@SilcoTek.com or click here with details of the components that require treatment. We will evaluate your information and work closely with you to find the ideal solution. Then, simply send us your parts and we will return them cleaned, coated and ready to perform at a higher standard.