Comdel's Arc Detect Fast Shutdown Minimizes Arc Damage

Gloucester, Massachusetts, December 2, 2010 - Comdel, Inc., leading supplier of RF and DC power supplies and process instruments to the semiconductor and photovoltaic industries, offers a new Arc Detect Fast Shutdown option which provides shutdown of the RF to minimize arc damage. It is an integrated system that works within the matching network and power supply. Latching fast shutdown located in the power supply interfaces with the arc detect circuit in the matching network. This system allows for automatic fast shutdown of the RF during an arc condition to minimize damage on end user tooling and product, improving product yield while protecting process equipment. It provides ultra fast shutdown in less than 1.5 microseconds. The Arc Detect Fast Shutdown option is available on all Comdel CPMX matching networks and CX power supplies.

About Comdel, Inc.

Since 1966, Comdel, Inc. headquartered in Gloucester, Massachusetts, designs, develops and manufactures innovative, high quality RF and DC power systems for leading companies in semiconductor, metal heat treating, dielectric heating, lasers, induction heating and thin film markets. Its RF power systems offer the market's best power and frequency range, and are backed by an industry-leading research and development design department with over 30 years of engineering expertise and over 1,400 designs with frequencies from 20 KHz - 100 MHz.