Designed to provide cassette loading and unloading capabilities for the Constellation family of cluster systems our Vacuum and Atmospheric Cassette to Cassette Load Ports (CLP & ALP) can be customized to adapt to a Customer’s specific requirements. The various Load Port configurations are built around the Hine Automation Vacuum & Atmospheric Elevators with material indexing and positional sensing capabilities.
The Vacuum Mini Load Port (MLP) was designed as a single and multi-wafer Load Port to provide loading and unloading capabilities for the Constellation family of cluster systems. The MLP configuration is cost-effective solution for application where a full Cassette is not required and includes a self-centering design for the cassette and wafer eliminating the need for a positional alignment device.
Full system integration requires only limited facilities connections and an Ethernet control interface. With a complete onboard control system our Load Ports function as an intelligent material handling sub system.