! PRODUCTION STOP OF NMP !
For some years now, NMP has been classified as toxic to reproduction and the use of NMP has become more and more restricted. Now the EU has continued to restrict the use of NMP, so that after 09.05.2020, NMP can only be used if special precautions are taken.
Technic France, our current single supplier for NMP, has now decided to completely stop the production of the NMP.
We have many products in our portfolio that can replace NMP and many customers have already qualified alternatives in the past due to the increasingly problematic situation regarding NMP. DMSO, TechniStrip D350, NI555, P1316, P1331, MLO-07, Micro D2, AZ 100 Remover or the strippers from Intelligent-Fluids SH5 and SVD can be considered as alternative products.
We would be happy to supply you with samples of possible alternatives; it is best to briefly describe the process and the (substrate) materials involved so that we can explore the best alternatives together with you.
NMP (1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidon) is a powerful stripper due to its physical properties: NMP yields a low vapour pressure (no striation formation), strongly dissolves organic impurities as well as resists, keeps the removed resist in solution, and can be heated up to 80°C due to its high boiling point. However, since NMP is classified as toxic and teratogenic, a recommended alternative is DMSO.
Sales volumes: 2,5L, 5L bottles
Technical Data Sheet:
Lithography Application Notes
Our list of application notes with litho-related theoretical and technical background on all stages of micro-structuring can be downloaded from here:
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Sales Volumes, Purity Grade and Shipping
Available Sales Units:
- Bottles á 2.5 L (1 PU = 6 x 2,5 liters or single bottles)
- Bottles á 5 L (1 PU = 4 x 5 liters or single bottles)
- 30 L or 200 L drums on request
Available Purity Grade:
Our typical lead time is 1-3 working days within Germany, lead times to other countries on request. On demand, in urgent cases our etchants can be shipped within 24 hours to a destination inside Germany.
Please send us your request.
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