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Vacuum Chuck or Turntable Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054713D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

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Sanford, A Wightman, WO [+details]


A vacuum head can be used to hold and support a thin film of material during a manufacturing process. The head must be porous to transmit the vacuum while providing a firm smooth surface for supporting the material during the processing step, which may be a burnish operation, for instance.