BTU International, Inc. today announced that it will highlight its controlled atmosphere furnaces in Booth #B1545 at The Battery Show, scheduled to take place September 17-19, 2013, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Detroit, Michigan.
“Battery technology is a key enabler to a number of important alternative energy initiatives. We’re excited about the rate of innovation and the industry potential,” said Don Seccombe, director of research and development at BTU. “Our thermal process systems offer manufacturers major advantages in increased output, reduced cycle-time and footprint reductions not to mention improved yields,” added Seccombe.
BTU’s controlled atmosphere furnaces are available with temperature ranges up to 1800°C and with various process atmospheres including hydrogen, nitrogen and argon. Excellent atmosphere purity is achieved through the use of BTU’s patented gas barrier technology. Additionally, BTU’s proprietary hybrid microwave technology can offer step-function improvement in cycle-time and footprint to manufacturers using traditional methods.
For nearly 60 years, BTU International has been the trusted name for high-tech customers with a need to solve high-volume thermal processing challenges. With over 10,000 tools shipped, BTU is recognized for its design, manufacture and support of advanced thermal processing equipment. Customers with high-tech operations in solar cell, electronics assembly, semiconductor packaging, nuclear fuel, fuel cell and next generation batteries depend on BTU.
BTU International is global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics and alternative energy manufacturing markets. BTU equipment is used in the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging as well as in solar cell and nuclear fuel manufacturing. BTU has operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts and Shanghai, China with direct sales and service in the USA, Asia and Europe. Information about BTU International is available at www.btu.com.