shield cleaning

Shield Cleaning

Our industry-leading precision parts cleaning and high-value metal recovery services improve shield life and performance.
Our facilities in North America and Europe provide local, on-site support and service.

About Our Shield Cleaning

We process the widest range of precious metals, including gold, platinum, palladium and silver, using the most technologically advanced and cost-effective methods of material removal.

  • Proprietary chemical solutions for removal of difficult PVD deposits without aggressive mechanical procedures, preventing harm to underlying material
  • Gentler chemical approach reduces cleaning times and extends cleaning intervals
  • Advanced surface coating with Twin Arc Spray (TWAS) creates protective coating layers to ease deposition removal, minimize chamber particulates and extend shield life
  • Shield kit inspection and testing is an integral part of the cleaning program

Making advanced materials that improve the world.

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Materion employs technologically advanced and cost-effective methods of material removal.
Offerings encompass:

  • Difficult deposition removal
  • Chemical cleaning including innovative copper parts cleaning
  • Advanced surface treatments
  • Final cleaning and conditioning
  • Inspection and testing
  • On-site logistical and technical support

We service all major equipment platforms including:

Anelva Applied Material Aviza CVC
Evatec KDF Leybold NEXX
Novellus Perki-Elmer SFI Singulus
Temescal Trikon Unaxis Varian
Veeco  Tango Systems
Sputtering targets

Target Bonding

Materion offers a choice of solder bonding, diffusion bonding and proprietary high-temperature bonding. Our superior technology and analytical imaging processes ensure the integrity of the bond for optimal deposition performance.

Reclaim Refine

Refine and Metals Management

Our precious metals reclaim programs offer some of the highest metal returns and fastest settlement times in the industry. Our full service approach ultimately reduces cost and minimizes risk factors for our customers.

New Product Development

Materion’s primary mission is to assist our customers with successful development of new products that meet their challenging material requirements. To accomplish that, we offer a broad rang of chemical, analytical and manufacturing capabilities along with a full R&D team of experts.