Wafer Scribing Machine

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Date Introduced
1965 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 18 1/4 in x 15 in x 14 in
Manufacturer
Tempress Research Co.
Credit Line
Gift of Frank L. Christensen
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102716272

This is one of many special purpose machines needed for manufacturing ICs. It was used to scribe lines on the wafer in order to separate the chips before packaging. It won a Wescon Industrial Design award in 1965.