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1. (WO2018219434) APPARATUS, SCREEN DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR SCREEN PRINTING ON A SUBSTRATE USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF A SOLAR CELL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/219434    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/063022
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed May 31 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H01L 31/18
B41F 15/08
Applicants: APPLIED MATERIALS ITALIA S.R.L.
Inventors: COLLA, Davide
GALIAZZO, Marco
CELLERE, Giorgio
Title: APPARATUS, SCREEN DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR SCREEN PRINTING ON A SUBSTRATE USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF A SOLAR CELL
Abstract:
The present disclosure provides an apparatus (100) for screen printing on a substrate (10) used in the manufacture of a solar cell. The apparatus (100) includes a detection device (110) configured to read identification means (220) on one or more screen devices (200) to obtain information about one or more characteristics of the one or more screen devices (200), and a positioning device (120) configured for positioning the one or more screen devices (200) with respect to at least one of the substrate (10) and a line pattern on the substrate (10) based on the one or more characteristics obtained by the detection device (110).