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Semiconductor Equipment & Decontamination Services

BELFOR pioneered successful decontamination and recovery processes for technical equipment of all types, primarily following contamination events caused by fires, floods, water damage, chemical spills and more. This experience has made BELFOR one of the semiconductor industry’s most capable decontamination service providers.

With knowledgeable teams in the United States and Taiwan, BELFOR has the ability to provide semiconductor decontamination services globally. We are also skilled at safe transportation procedures to return the restored equipment as soon as possible following a crisis.

In the U.S., decontamination services can be performed onsite as well as at one of BELFOR’s specially designed facilities in Fort Worth, Texas, or Austin, Texas.

All semiconductor decontamination services are performed with the SEMI S12 - Environmental, Health and Safety Guideline for Manufacturing Equipment Decontamination in mind. BELFOR was instrumental in serving as co-author for the latest version of this guideline.

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What Semiconductor Equipment Services Are Available?

BELFOR can provide parts decontamination, single tool decontamination, and full wafer fab decommissioning, including assessment and/or decontamination of all equipment and tools. Typically, the range of decontamination process services can include:

  • Equipment contamination assessment
  • De-installation of all tools and equipment
  • Equipment decontamination
  • Rigging of equipment from within the cleanroom
  • Rigging, crating and transportation of equipment
  • Full facility decontamination to restore 4-wall configuration or partial decontamination as requested.

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Comprehensive Experience in Semiconductor Equipment Decontamination

For nearly 20 years, BELFOR has been a major provider of semiconductor parts and tool decontamination services for two industry leading OEMS.

We have carried out a wide range of semiconductor equipment decontamination projects, as well as numerous major semiconductor fabrication plant full decontamination projects around the world. Some of our specific equipment experience includes, but is not limited to:

  • Chemical Mechanical Planar (CMP) systems
  • Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD, Inc., PECVD & SACVD) systems
  • Furnaces (Nitride, Poly, Oxide)
  • Gas Control Panels
  • Metrology Systems
  • Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) systems
  • Spin/Rinse Dryers
  • Steppers
  • Wafer Packaging systems
  • Common utilities and support systems

For more information about our decontamination and semiconductor equipment services, contact us or call our emergency 24-hour hotline at 800-856-3333.