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1. (WO2018197005) APPARATUS FOR SCREEN PRINTING OF A MATERIAL ON A SUBSTRATE USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF A SOLAR CELL, SOLAR CELL PRODUCTION APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR SCREEN PRINTING OF A MATERIAL ON A SUBSTRATE USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF A SOLAR CELL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/197005    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/060236
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B41F 15/08
B41F 15/42
B41F 15/46
H05K 3/12
Applicants: APPLIED MATERIALS ITALIA S.R.L.
Inventors: COLLA, Davide
DE SANTI, Luigi
Title: APPARATUS FOR SCREEN PRINTING OF A MATERIAL ON A SUBSTRATE USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF A SOLAR CELL, SOLAR CELL PRODUCTION APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR SCREEN PRINTING OF A MATERIAL ON A SUBSTRATE USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF A SOLAR CELL
Abstract:
An apparatus (100) for screen printing of a material on a substrate (10) used in the manufacture of a solar cell is provided. The apparatus (100) includes a process head assembly (110) including one or more deposition devices (120) configured for transferring the material from a screen (154) to the substrate (10) and one or more material processing devices (130) for processing of the material on the screen (154), and a drive device (140) configured for moving the process head assembly (110) in a first direction (1) along a substrate support (20) for transferring and processing of the material during a deposition process.