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RIPLEY


Product description

The RIPLEY is a stand alone machine, used to load, unload or reload batches of solar cells from cassettes to a boat, on full pitch( 4.76)  and half pitch (2.38).

Custumized according customer specifications, mainly cassettes and boat characteristics, the RIPLEY transfers batches of  50 solar cells in the same time with a 6-axis robot and a vacuum gripper equiped with ceramic end-effectors.

Customer benefits:

  • High throughput (>8000 wph)
  • High stability, reliability & accuracy
  • Excellent breakage rate, less than 0.1%
  • Low maintenance cost
  • Small footprint
  • Fast installation and easy operation
  • Lowest cost of ownership

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Product information

Key system features

  • 8000 wfr/hr (unload/reload mode)
  • Solid sheet metal frame
  • Single wafer and back to back loading
  • Standard pitch and half pitch loading
  • Wafer thickness from 160 to 220 microns
  • Configurable to various carrier types
  • 8 cassettes 50 slots buffer capacity
  • or 4 cassettes 100 slots capacity

Safety Features include:

  • Safety light curtain for operator
  • Safety door sensor
  • Electrical safety module from B&R
  • Historical data recording
  • Comply to CE safety standards
  • 2 Emergency stop buttons
  • 1 Motion stop button
  • Stand By/Resume button

Standard Features ready to operate includes:

  • Cassette sensors
  • Wafer detection in cassette
  • Automatic home position
  • 17” color LCD Touchscreen
  • TCP/IP Host connection
  • Clean concept documentation
  • Light tower

Specifications

  • CE certification

Performance

  • Total cycle time: 8000 wph (Unload/Reload mode)
  • Uptime: 99.8%
  • MTBF: > 4000hrs
  • MTBA: 750 hrs
  • MTTR: < 1hr
  • MTTA: 0.005 hr
  • Breakage rate: 1 for 5.105

Facilities and Requirements:

  • Width: 2230mm ; Depth: 2055mm ; Height: 2215mm
  • Power: 100-240 VAC 75 watts
  • Frequency: 50-60 Hz
  • Full Load Amps: 1.2-0.6 A
  • Compressed air : 8 bar