Plastics are used extensively throughout the semiconductor industry, especially where high-temperature processing is required. Plastics are dimensionally stable at high and low temperatures, provide clean & contaminant-free surfaces, and are not affected by harsh chemicals, strong acids, or solvents. New plastics continue to replace metal parts for wafer handling, bearing surfaces, processing vessels, parts carriers, and IC test equipment sockets & handlers.
Materials Utilized Within Industry:
Materials used in the Semiconductor industry include Acetal, CPVC, ETFE), FEP, PFA, Polycarbonate, PEEK, PET, PPS, PSU, PTFE, PVC, and PVDF.