A wide range of equipment manufacturers are bringing their latest innovations to the PE marketplace.
David Savastano, Editor11.07.14
When it comes to manufacturing printed electronics, there is equipment for just about every need. Stan Farnsworth, vice president of marketing for NovaCentrix, said that the concept of printed electronics has captured the interest of those working in many applications and markets.
“One key market is printed antennas, such as for RFID and for communications devices such as cell phones,” Farnsworth noted. “For these applications, the low cost and high performance of our Metalon ICI copper oxide reduction inks is critical, along with our PulseForge photonic curing tools. These applications are appealing because of the volumes of devices that would be needed, driving tool sales as well as material (ink) sales.
“There is also ongoing interest in photovoltaic applications, particularly from groups doing more fundamental materials research,” Farnsworth added. “While the solar markets have been struggling recently, there are still fundamental opportuni
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