300mm Wafer Adapter for 450mm FOUPs

(AM-4500)

AM-4500 300mm Wafer Adapter for 450mm FOUPs 430w

It’s a fact; handling 450mm wafers is expensive! The Brooks AM-4500 wafer adapter allows 300mm wafers to be handled inside a 450mm FOUP, saving you time and money! Simply slide the unit into a FOUP and start reducing your wafer costs. Remove the adapter at any time to return to 450mm capability.

The Brooks MicroTool product line increases yield and equipment uptime by improving critical handling operations. Products include robot alignment systems, load port alignment tools, electronic levels, carbon fiber and glass dummy wafers, cassette inspection tools, and bridge adapters to allow equipment to handle multiple wafer sizes. Services include tool and fab-wide calibration services applying these enabling tools and our automation expertise.

Features

  • Constructed from anodized aluminum and high-temperature high purity thermoplastics.
  • Retention features secure the adapter firmly, yet allow for easy installation and removal. 
  • Compatible with FOUP’s from all manufacturers.
  • Allows 300mm wafers to be handled within a 450mm FOUP.
  • 25 300mm wafer capacity.
  • Able to adjust wafers to forward or center position. 
  • Mapper compatible in forward position.
  • Maintains 450mm wafer plane. 

Benefits

  • Easily switch from 300mm to 450mm.
  • Save money using 300mm reference wafers.
  • Develop 450mm tools and processes using available 300mm resources.
  • Enjoy latest generation 450mm tools and still process 300mm wafers.
  • Test process changes on lower cost 300mm wafers. 
  • Accelerate the development and implementation timeline.
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Specifications

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DESIGN
  • Adjustable for wafer-forward or wafer-center placement.
  • Retention features firmly secure the adapter,  yet allow easy removal.
  • Manufactured from anodized aluminum and high-temperature high purity thermoplastics.
  • Maintains 450mm wafer plane.
  • Wafer contact only with high purity thermoplastic risers.
COMPATIBILITY
  • Compatible with FOUP’s from all manufacturers.
  • Consistent with SEMI-standard 8mm lift clearance and 12mm pitch.
OTHER
  • Size: 450mm x 450mm x 350mm (16" x 16" x 14")
  • Weight: 5 kg (11 lb)