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July 10 2015 SilcoTek

Exciting Developments in Silicon Barrier Coatings for Semicon

I wanted to share some new and exciting developments from SilcoTek® prior to SEMICON West 2015 in San Francisco. As you may already know, SilcoTek is the industry’s leading provider of high...

June 26 2015 SilcoTek

Who Are These Guys And Why Do Inert Coatings It Matter To Me?

Who are these guys? They're the hosts of our latest webinar. Why does it matter? Because Jim and Luke will demonstrate how inert coatings can improve your process, save you hundreds of thousands in...

May 29 2015 Semiconductor

Dursox Coating, The Secret Behind Improved Semiconductor Yield

Semiconductor manufacturers have found a new weapon in the struggle for improved yields, higher purity, and reduced cost. Corrosives commonly used in semiconductor manufacturing cause yield robbing...

March 13 2015 Semiconductor

Semiconductor Tool Corrosion? New Dursox Coating Solves Your Problem!

We put Dursan on an oxygen diet. The result? Dursox, a new high purity, corrosion resistant barrier coating for semiconductor manufacturing applications. Dursox™ is a thin but durable silicon oxide...

July 21 2014 Semiconductor

Next Generation Purity for Semiconductor Manufacturers

SilcoTek coatings are at the forefront of improved semiconductor yields and manufacturing efficiency. Our coatings: Enhance yield Ease factory integration Optimize process efficiency We improve...

July 08 2014 Process Analytical

A Low Cost Alternative to Improved Corrosion Resistance

Did you know SilcoTek's Dursan® coating demonstrates comparable performance to Hastelloy® C22 in hydrochloric acid immersion comparison testing? ASTM G31, 24 hour HCl immersion of various coupon...

March 21 2014 Process Analytical

Reduce Imperfections and Improve the Appearance of Stainless Steel

By Dr. Min Yuan Various surface imperfections present in stainless steel can ruin the appearance of the product you worked so hard to create. Unfortunately, most of the damage done to the appearance...

October 31 2013 Process Analytical

Coatings Improve Hydrophobicity And Moisture Resistance

By Dr. David Smith SilcoTek® is currently developing a new CVD deposition specifically designed to be highly hydrophobic, oleophobic, and thermally and oxidatively stable. This type of coating should...

September 04 2013 Process Analytical

How to improve corrosion resistance and reliability of super alloys

Proven Corrosion Resistance Ceralink Inc and BASF Catalysts compared HCl corrosion resistance of various alloys. After 60 tests, Silcolloy® 1000 (Silcosteel®-CR) improved corrosion resistance of...