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Heat Shielded And Telescopic Vaccum Pencil

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000060604D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gallagher, JP Li, PC [+details]

Abstract

A conventional vacuum pencil used to pick up semiconductor wafers is deficient in that it is of fixed length and does not protect the operator's hand from radiated heat. An invention proposes a telescoping tool which would incorporate a heat shield to eliminate those shortcomings.