150mm SMIF Reticle Pod Opener


MPO-1501 150mm SMIF Pod Opener 430w

The MPO-1501 150mm SMIF Reticle Pod Opener provides precision manual opening and closing of 150mm wafer and reticle SMIF pods. Place it on, or mount to, work benches, WIP racks, or carts. Ergonomic in design and use, the MPO-1501 is a perfect addition to your fab.

The Brooks Alignment Services Division increases silicon yield and equipment uptime by improving critical wafer handling operations. Products include robotic alignment systems, bridge adapters for 300mm to 200mm, load port alignment systems, electronic levels, carbon fiber and glass dummy wafers, and cassette inspection tools.  Services include tool and fab-wide calibration services. 


  • Lead-in features guide pod into position
  • Constructed from cleanroom compatible engineering plastics
  • Intuitive operation 


  • Ergonomic operation
  • Save time opening pods 
  • Simple to use
  • Save money opening and closing pods safely.


  • Low opening / closing force
  • Pod is guided easily and intuitively into nest
  • Positive detents at fully open and fully closed positions
  • Lubrication free bearings ensure easy operation, minimal particle generation, and long product life.
  • Can be easily secured to wire racks, tables, workbenches, carts, or WIP racks.
  • Compatible with 150mm SMIF pods from major manufacturers
  • Part size: 250mm diameter x 100mm (10” x 4")
  • Part weight: 4 kg (9 lb)