Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - April 12, 2010- Despatch Industries, a leading process technology provider for the solar industry, will have the next generation UltraFlexTM Firing Furnace on display at the upcoming SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference and Exhibition. The show takes place May 5-7 in Shanghai, China. Despatch's exhibit will be located in Hall W2, Booth T3036. The exhibition and conference has become one of the largest photovoltaic manufacturing shows in the world.
The UltraFlexTM is a new, state-of-the-art tool designed to provide next generation capabilities in performance, profile flexibility and reduced cost of ownership. It can achieve rapid thermal ramping up to 175 degrees Celsius and cooling rates of up to 250 degrees Celsius per second. And Despatch's new MicrozoneTM Technology provides infinite profile flexibility independent of belt speed, including the ability to tailor peak temperature while minimizing the time above a set temperature. Microzone lamps are configured to create the sharp divisions and tight control needed to adapt to changing cell architectures, new pastes and selective emitters.
Despatch has already sold over 40 UltraFlexTM units throughout Europe and Asia. Adoption of both the single-lane and high-capacity dual-lane furnaces indicates growing industry acceptance along with escalating solar production opportunities worldwide.
Despatch Industries is the leading provider of thermal and processing equipment for advanced photovoltaic production, including the world's best-selling metallization firing furnace. Combining Despatch expertise with that of solar manufacturers inspires flexible, next-generation technology solutions that integrate seamlessly into production lines. An expansive global support network allows Despatch to provide service and technical expertise to customers on a local level. Industry leaders rely on Despatch equipment for maximum cell efficiency, increased uptime and reduced operating costs.
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