GTAT polysilicon reactors integrate AEG PS power supply

GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) will integrate AEG Power Solutions (AEG PS) Thyrobox M power supply systems into its turnkey SDR CVD reactors for polysilicon manufacturing.

September 8, 2011 – BUSINESS WIRE — GT Advanced Technologies Inc. will integrate AEG Power Solutions (AEG PS, Amsterdam:3WP) Thyrobox M power supply systems into its turnkey SDR series chemical vapor deposition (CVD) reactors for polysilicon manufacturing. The contract agreement is one of the largest in AEG PS’s history.

AEG PS’ power systems will be integrated onto GTAT’s reactors for production of ultra pure polysilicon material. Thyrobox M delivers advanced process monitoring capabilities, a 0.95 power factor, and more than 99% energy efficiency. It has a modular, compact design; depending on the reactor type, the footprint is about 25% smaller than previous Thyrobox generations, and up to 70% smaller than competing products. Costs for installation, commissioning, and maintenance, and building costs, are reduced.

AEG Power Solutions has partnered with GT Advanced Technologies (formerly GT Solar) for many years.

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. provides polysilicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets. For additional information about GT Advanced Technologies, please visit www.gtat.com.

AEG Power Solutions makes premium power solutions, including power conversion modules, solar inverters and solutions to high reliability UPS systems, industrial chargers and DC systems. 3W Power S.A. is the holding company of AEG Power Solutions Group. For more information go to: www.aegps.com.

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