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Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Obtains Major Order for High-Performance Cryo Pumps    |  2 Dec 2014

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum reportedly gained an order for the manufacturing of a batch of cryogenic vacuum pumps of the series COOLVAC 60.000 for the evacuation of space simulation chambers. These pumps with a flange diameter of 1.3 m and a pumping rate of 60,000 litres per second for nitrogen are [...]


CPI collaborate in the Roll to Roll Production of Large Area Flexible Photovoltaics    |  2 Dec 2014

Flexible organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells over 6m long and 50cm wide have been produced by a recent pan European collaborative research and development project named “FabriGen“. The project, which involved six partners from four different countries manufactured the demonstrator that combines flexible OPV materials with tensile fabrics utilising roll to [...]


Beneq and DSM partner to introduce a novel aerosol deposition technology for solar applications    |  1 Dec 2014

Beneq, the global supplier of production and research equipment for thin-film ALD and aerosol coatings, and Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, are working together developing and commercializing a completely new and superior aerosol deposition technology for AR coatings for solar glass applications.In this exclusive collaboration, [...]


Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Delivers Record-sized Vacuum System for a RH Steel Degassing Plant from Siemens VAI    |  1 Dec 2014

The modern, modular pump system concept of Oerlikon Leybold for vacuum technology in steel degassing has proven its effectiveness. Siemens Metals Technologies now ordered another mechanical vacuum system which will be used by an end customer in Mexico. This vacuum system with an effective pumping speed of almost 600,000 m³/h, [...]


Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Moves Offices in the Netherlands    |  1 Dec 2014

On October 16th, 2014 Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum celebrated the opening of the new sales and service office in the Netherlands. The former premises did not yield enough space for the growing local business and the new location in Utrecht offers better infrastructure and comfort.Being close to customers is an important [...]


Bosch Awards Ionbond Preferred Supplier Status    |  1 Dec 2014

Robert Bosch, the reputed manufacturer of automotive engine components, has decided to grant Ionbond the Preferred Supplier Status for its reliable supply of automotive coating services. “Some processes are strategically important for our own performance,” Tilmann Röhrborn, Vice President Purchasing at Bosch, explains, “and component coating is one of those [...]


Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Offers Complete Pumping Systems for Architectural Glass    |  1 Dec 2014

Within the various application of coatings for architectural glass and large area coatings as such, the demand for high-quality functional glass is soaring, especially for Low-E glass in functional combinations with other glass types. The requirements for the manufacturing of such quality glasses are high and heavily dependent on the [...]


Beneq expands local US service capabilities through Maxima Sciences    |  1 Dec 2014

Beneq Thin Film Equipment has entered an agreement with Maxima Sciences of Cincinnati, Ohio, to offer maintenance and service closer to its customers located throughout North America. This collaboration will enable faster response times and local support for Beneq’s atomic layer deposition (ALD) customers.Now, in addition to an existing service [...]


Rising orders and shipments for SoLayTec’s InPassion® ALD systems    |  1 Dec 2014

In recent weeks SoLayTec has shipped a number of systems. These systems includes a repeat order for modules (approx. 60MW) for an Asian customer, who is using an InPassion® ALD (60MW) since early this year. Further two InPassion® ALD systems were shipped. Both systems will be installed at solar cell [...]


European partners collaborate in ‘Flexibilis’ towards the development of flexible barrier and the replacement of ITO for OLED and OPV applications    |  1 Dec 2014

Currently the commercialisation of Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) and Organic Photovoltaic (OPV) based applications such as flexible displays, lighting and energy harvesting devices is heavily dependent on the use of indium tin oxide (ITO) for transparent conducting films, and encapsulation films with high performance barrier properties. There is an [...]


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