Entries by DC Source

Ion Energy with Assist Applications

     Ion energy, measured in electron volts [eV], is an important detail in the application of ion beam technology. At certain energies, an ion striking a surface will have little or no effect on it, while at higher energies, the ion may erode or damage the surface. Balancing the appropriate ion energy for the process desired […]

RF source care – discharge chamber

We do a lot of cleaning and repair service at Plasma Process Group and we get a good chance to see your hardware throughout its life cycle. For the same reason, we also get to see what causes that life cycle to shorten. Here are a few quick things you can do or keep in […]

Grid cleaning

  We do a lot of cleaning and repair service at Plasma Process Group and we get a good chance to see your hardware throughout its life cycle. For the same reason, we also get to see what causes that life cycle to shorten. Here are a few quick things you can do or keep in […]

RFN help

  We do a lot of cleaning and repair service at Plasma Process Group and we get a good chance to see your hardware throughout its life cycle. For the same reason, we also get to see what causes that life cycle to shorten. Here are a few quick things you can do or keep in […]

September 2015 newsletter

Ion Times We Have The Power! Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the lab, lurking below the surface of your coating system is an ancient power supply that could die at any moment! You thought you could repair him, but suddenly, no one makes that part anymore! What will you […]

August 2015 newsletter

Ion Times Replacing your RFN Collector      Collector replacement should happen each and every time your RFN is cleaned. The collector in your RFN is fabricated of Nickel that can react with Oxygen when it gets hot. Unfortunately, these reactions occur both on the surface and deep inside, meaning that a collector cannot be “cleaned” like […]