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Applied Materials (AMAT) Announces Launch of HCT MaxEdge Wire Saw

Applied Materials just launched a revolutionary new product called the HCT MaxEdge Wire Saw.  Why is this revolutionary? The saw uses a dual-wire management system with four independently-controlled direct drive motors and advanced process control to reduce wire tension. Lower wire tension reduces wire wear, decreases ingot scrap and unplanned downtime, and most importantly, allows silicon to be cut into thinner wafers without reducing their throughput capacity. So, solar PV manufacturers will be able to … Read the rest