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ClassOne Gear Delivers Superior 300mm Takano Particle Detection System to EUV Tech

ClassOne Gear Delivers Superior 300mm Takano Particle Detection System to EUV Tech

Posted Date: 2023-06-07

Atlanta, GA – June 5, 2023  – ClassOne Gear (, introduced the supply of its superior new Takano WM-10 particle measurement system to EUV Tech, a world chief in metrology tools for cutting-edge EUV chip manufacturing. The announcement was made by ClassOne Gear Vice President, David Pawlak, and EUV Tech Vice President of R&D, Matt Hettermann.

Mentioned Hettermann, “A key think about our choosing the brand new 300mm Takano WM-10 system was its very high-sensitivity particle detection. For us, particle sensitivity is crucial as a result of we're utilizing the brand new Takano software to validate the cleanliness of the tools we construct – that are among the most superior EUV and soft-x-ray programs within the trade.”

“We've the brand new WM-10 working in our fab in Martinez, California,” added Hettermann. “And we’re already seeing the excellent efficiency it delivers – routinely detecting particles right down to 48nm. Plus, it’s configured to deal with not solely 300mm wafers but in addition 200mm and 150mm.”

Pawlak identified that Takano-brand particle detection programs are among the many top-selling new instruments in ClassOne Gear’s product lineup. Together with best-in-class detection sensitivity, the Takano tools gives excessive throughput, repeatability and reliability, plus a collection of choices. And really importantly, the programs are attractively priced and available. These are additionally among the the explanation why Takano is turning into the new-technology replacement-of-choice for legacy Surfscan® programs, which for a few years had been an trade “customary” for wafer particle detection.

ClassOne Gear is the unique supply for gross sales, service and full assist of Takano-brand particle detection programs throughout North America and Europe. ClassOne maintains a staff of specially-trained discipline engineers to offer installations, PMs and all different companies on Takano programs.

Along with the all-new Takano programs, ClassOne Gear additionally provides a broad choice of previously-owned semiconductor tools, together with many instruments which can be completely refurbished and actually better-than-new. The corporate additionally gives hundreds of top-quality OEM components, in addition to tools service, assist, warranties, financing, and way more. All could also be seen at For additional data, contact gross [email protected].

About ClassOne Gear 

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ClassOne Gear { has lengthy been often called the trade’s premier supplier of previously-owned and professionally-refurbished name-brand semiconductor processing tools – delivering like-new efficiency at a fraction of new-tool value. As well as, ClassOne now sells and absolutely helps the Takano line of all-new high-performance wafer particle inspection programs. ClassOne Gear provides a broad spectrum of turnkey options that may embrace not simply instruments but in addition spare components, set up, service, assist, guarantee, financing and extra.

About EUV Tech

Based in 1997 and headquartered in Martinez, California, EUV Tech ( is a world chief within the manufacturing of at-wavelength EUV metrology instruments. The corporate provides modern options utilizing excessive ultraviolet and gentle x-ray expertise to advance the frontiers of semiconductor manufacturing and materials science. The corporate develops and manufactures masks metrology tools that permits high-volume manufacturing utilizing EUV lithography. Their programs embrace EUV reflectometers, EUV pellicle instruments, EUV part metrology instruments, and EUV masks imaging instruments.