Edwards wins coatings contracts in Taiwan

Vacuum-equipment manufacturer Edwards has received six orders, worth a total of more than £3.5m, for industrial coating systems in Taiwan and China in the last six months.

Orders have included the supply of a variety of primary pumps and secondary pumps for different applications, including coating architectural flat glass and display coating of materials onto devices such as mobile phones, PDAs and handheld devices.

Equipment ordered has been a combination of pumps that create accurate vacuum conditions in the process chambers, including Edwards’s primary pumps, such as dry GV pumps, EM rotary vane pumps and EH mechanical boosters, together with secondary pumps, such as magnetic bearing turbomolecular STP 1303C, STP 1603C and STPiXA2205 pumps.