The ECM PV80 is a directional solidification furnace designed for research and development. It allows G2 silicon ingot crystallization.

Technical Sheet

Dimensions G2, suitable to cut 4 bricks (156×156 mm²)
Weight Up to more than 80 kg
Growing technology CrystalMax®, HP-milti or multicrystalline
Vessel water cooled double walls made of stainless steel
Vacuum Ultimate vacuum level 1.10-3mbar
Working vacuum level: from 1.10-2 to 1.10-3mbar
Pressure Partial pressure of neutral gas
Maximal pressure patm+50mbar
Maximum temperature 1550°C
Heaters 120kW, 3 heating zones
Safety Optimised design to limit the consequences of a silica crucible breakage
Viewports for visual inspection
Loading bottom loading /unloading, safe and easy
Supervision Touchscreen interface
Operation modes Fully automatic thermal cycle
or manual mode