Spin Coating

spin coater is a solution-based process used for the fabrication of thin films, in the thickness range from micrometre to nanometre, to deposit uniform coating of organic materials on flat surfaces.

The substrate is mounted on a chuck that rotates the sample, creating centrifugal force which drives the liquid outwards. Then, the thin film is deposited by evaporation of the liquid. The machines carrying out this series of processes are spin coaters.

Spin coaters models:

  1. SPIN 150i & SPIN 200i
  2. POLOs 200 Advanced & POLOs 300 Advanced
  3. POLOs 450 Advanced

 

POLOs Series

The POLOs Series of spin coaters offers different models with a wide range of options including simple handling programming on the touchscreen controller, only if used outside of glovebox, port USB connexion to upload and download from any PC and access to unlimited programmes and graphic representations among others.

Natural Polypropylene

POLOs Series uses High Grade Natural Polypropylene (NPP-H), with α-crystalline properties as housing material for the spin coaters and chucks. This material offers more rigidness and toughness than other derived materials as well as an increased life-span and higher chemical and stress-crack resistance, improving from normal polypropylene.

This material also offers benefits to the system operations, with an acceleration of 0-12.000 rpm in 3 seconds, an accuracy of 0.1 rpm, and a substrate size which can vary from 5 nm to 450 nm.

Not only does NPP-H offer the wide variety of benefits already listed but it can be used in the vast majority of applications and is a much more economical option than other possibilities as PTFE. Moreover, the chemical compatibility of High Grade NPP is graded mostly with an excellent rate with the materials used for coating, the same that PFTE.

For those exceptional applications that require PTFE, TFMTM 1600 is used, which offers a better chemical absorption rate than standard PTFE.

Models

1. SPIN 150i & SPIN 200i

 

Spin coater 150FIGURE 1: SPIN 150i

Spin Coater 200FIGURE 2: SPIN 200i

SPECIFICATIONSSPIN 150iSPIN 200i
Available number of programsUnlimited
Steps per programUnlimited
Max. Spin Speed(12.000 ± 1) rpm
Spin Speed Accuracy± 0,1 rpm
Spin Rotational DirectionClockwise, counter clockwise and puddle
Max. Acceleration(30.000 ± 1) rpm/sec, programmable in 1 rpm/sec
Spin TimeFrom xx h to 0,1 sec
Free Programmable Outputs3 pcs, relays, nominal switching capacity. 0.5A/125VAC – 0.3A/60VAC
SYSTEM DATA
Housing materialNatural polypropylene (NPP)
Process chamber materialNatural polypropylene (NPP) or high chemical resistant PFTE
InterfaceDetachable, full-size touchscreen, glove-friendly, IP52, chemical resistant
External connection1 USB port in the controller
Max. Substrate Diameter160 mm round or 4’’ x 4’’ square260 mm round or 6’’ x 6’’ square
Max. Process Chamber Diameter202 mm302 mm
Dimension (Desktop Version)274(w) x 250(h) x 451(d) mm380(w) x 307(h) x 559(d) mm
Shipping Weight14 kg20 kg
Shipping Dimensions600 x 380 x 360 mm680 x 580 x 480 mm
REQUIREMENTS
Voltage100-200 VAC/200-240 VAC 50/60 Hz(autoselect)
Power ConsumptionMax 500W
Max. Current5A / 2,5 A -65 kPa (-19 in Hg), ≥ 80 LPM
Vacuum-65 kPa (-19 in Hg), ≥ 80 LPM, Tube OD ᴓ 8 mm
Motor Purge Gas20-50 kPa, 2-5 L/min, Tube OD ᴓ 6 mm
Drain Connector1’’M-NPT

 

2. POLOs 200 Advanced & POLOs 300 Advanced

POLOs 200 Advanced Spin CoaterFIGURE 3:POLOS 200 ADVANCED

POLOs 300 Advanced spin coaterFIGURE 4: POLOS 300 ADVANCED

SPECIFICATIONSPOLOS 200 AdvancedPOLOS 300 Advanced
Available number of programsUnlimited
Steps per programUnlimited
Max. Spin Speed(12.000 ± 1) rpm
Spin Speed Accuracy± 0,1 rpm
Spin Rotational DirectionClockwise, counter clockwise and puddle
Max. Acceleration(30.000 ± 1) rpm/sec
Free Programmable Outputs3 dry relays, nominal switching capacity. 0.5A/125VAC – 0.3A/60VAC

Up to 16 digital input, 16 digital output, 4 analog input, 4 analog output (optional IO modules)
SYSTEM DATA
Housing materialNatural polypropylene (NPP)
Process chamber materialNatural polypropylene (NPP) or high chemical resistant PFTE
InterfaceDetachable, full-size touchscreen, glove-friendly, IP52, chemical resistant
External connection1 USB port in the controller
Max. Substrate Diameter260 mm round or 6’’ x 6’’ square360 mm round or 8’’ x 8’’ square
Max. Process Chamber Diameter302 mm402 mm
Dimension (Desktop Version)380(w) x 307(h) x 599(d) mm430(w) x 310(h) x 650(d) mm
Shipping Weight20 kg32 kg
Shipping Dimensions680 x 580 x 480 mm780 x 620 x 580 mm
REQUIREMENTS
Voltage100-200 VAC/200-240 VAC 50/60 Hz(autoselect)
Power ConsumptionPeak 1800W
Max. Current10A / 8A
Vacuum-80 kPa (-24 in Hg), ≥ 80 LPM, Tube OD ᴓ 8 mm
Motor Purge Gas20-50 kPa, 2-5 L/min, Tube OD ᴓ 6 mm
Drain Connector1’’M-NPT

 

3. POLOs 450 Advanced

Spin coater POLOs 450 AdvancedFIGURE 5:POLOS 450 ADVANCED

SPECIFICATIONSPOLOS 450 ADVANCED
Available number of programsUnlimited
Steps per programUnlimited
Max. Spin Speed(1,500 ± 1) rpm, by steps
Spin Speed Accuracy± 0,1 rpm
Spin Rotational DirectionClockwise, counter clockwise and puddle
Max. Acceleration≤1,500 rpm/sec, depending on the load
Free Programmable Outputs3 dry relays, nominal switching capacity. 0.5A/125VAC – 0.3A/60VAC

Up to 16 digital input, 16 digital output, 4 analog input, 4 analog output (optional IO modules)
SYSTEM DATA
Housing materialNatural polypropylene (NPP)
Process chamber materialNatural polypropylene (NPP) or high chemical resistant PFTE
InterfaceDetachable, full-size touchscreen, glove-friendly, IP52, chemical resistant
External connection1 USB port in the controller
Max. Substrate Diameter460 mm round and 350 x 350 mm square substrates
Max. Process Chamber Diameter502 mm
Dimension (Desktop Version)765 (w) x 638 (h) x 922 (d) mm
Shipping Weight75 kg
Shipping Dimensions800 (w) x 790 (h) x 1180 (d) mm
REQUIREMENTS
Voltage200-240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Power ConsumptionPeak 1000W
Max. Current10A
Vacuum-80 kPa (-24 in Hg), ≥ 80 LPM, Tube OD ᴓ 8 mm
Motor Purge Gas20-50 kPa, Tube OD ᴓ 6 mm
Drain Connector1,5’’M-NPT