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Wafer Vacuum Handling System accommodates variety of parts.

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Used for handling wafers and solar cells, WV-9000 WAFER-VAC System does not require any in-house air plumbing and plugs directly into 110 V, 50/60 Hz supply. General-purpose tool has diaphragm vacuum pump that generates up to 10 in. Hg with open air flow of 2.3 lpm. ESD-safe unit is also Class 100 Clean room safe and connects to ground automatically with 3-wire power cord. Illuminated on/off switch, pushbutton wafer tip pen, and 6 ft clear coiled vacuum hose come standard.

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Virtual Industries to Debut New WV-9000 WAFER-VAC System at SEMICON West

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, announces that it will debut the new WV-9000 WAFER-VAC System for handling wafers and solar cells in Booth #2427 South at the upcoming SEMICON West conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place July 10-12, 2012 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

With the new WV-9000 WAFER-VAC System, no in house air-plumbing is required. The general purpose wafer vacuum handling tool plugs directly into 110 Volt 50/60 Hz. The compact unit handles a wide variety of parts used in the industry today. Additionally, the long-life diaphragm vacuum pump generates up to 10 inches of mercury with an open air flow of 2.3 lpm.

The ESD safe unit connects to ground automatically with a three-wire power cord. The WV-9000 comes complete with a lighted on-/off switch, a push-button wafer tip pen VWP-500-2.5mm, and a 6 foot clear coiled vacuum hose (VCH-2.5mm-6). As an additional benefit, the WB-9000 is Class 100 Clean room safe.

For more information about any of Virtual Industries' advanced equipment, stop by Booth #2427 in the South hall at the show or visit

About Virtual Industries Inc.
Founded in 1987, Virtual Industries Inc. is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo. For more than 20 years, Virtual Industries has been a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions to the world's high-technology firms. The company's patented ESD-safe products are used by CLASS I clean room personnel, electronics assemblers, semiconductor manufacturers, Universities and scientists globally. Virtual Industries' success has come from developing innovative manual vacuum handling tools and pick-up tips based on customer requests and customer feed back. These tools provide customer specific solutions that make assembly and processing operations more productive and ergonomic. For more information, visit the company at

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