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Linton Crystal Technologies Introduces 300mm Furnace, KX320MCZR


Linton Crystal Technologies (LCT) introduces the KX320MCZR, a
Czochralski (CZ) process crystal grower designed to meet growing market
demands for a furnace capable of producing 300mm crystals.

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Linton Crystal Technologies' KX320MCZR (Photo: Business Wire)

Linton Crystal Technologies' KX320MCZR (Photo: Business Wire)

"We incorporated all the technology at our disposal, and decades of
practical experience, to make this new generation of 300mm furnace
state-of-the-art," explains John R. Syring, senior sales and process
engineer with LCT. "It's a direct result of conversations with clients
who are looking to be more productive and more profitable by producing
more silicon chips at a lower cost. We are confident this furnace will
help them meet their goals."

LCT was the first company to introduce a 300 mm furnace in 1997. This
new generation, the KX320MCZR, is optimized for producing 300 mm
crystals with a 1300 mm furnace size. It's 3500 mm-high receiving
chamber can accommodate 32-inch crucibles and it has a superconducting
magnet. Additionally, Linton Crystal staff work with clients at the time
of sale to customize each furnace as necessary to meet their
organization or industry requirements.

Linton Crystal Technologies is the world leader in the design,
development and manufacture of equipment for producing monocrystalline
ingots for the semiconductor and solar industries. The company
specializes in silicon and produces equipment for materials such as
germanium and gallium arsenide. They also provide technical support,
process engineering support and replacement parts to help clients get
businesses off the ground, improve productivity and continue to innovate.

For more information about the KX320MCZR, visit

About Linton Crystal Technologies (LCT)

Headquartered in the United States, Linton Crystal Technologies has
global marketing, research, development, engineering and manufacturing
operations in Rochester, New York. A partner, Dalian Linton NC Machine
Co. Ltd., Dalian, China, provides manufacturing and sales support for
the Chinese market.

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