Yoshiyuki Harima: Vertical heat-treatment apparatus having boat transfer mechanism. Tokyo Electron Sagami, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, September 17, 1991: US05048164 (63 worldwide citation)

A vertical heat treatment apparatus heat-treats wafers horizontally carried in a boat while keeping the boat vertical in a reaction tube. The apparatus includes a system for transferring the wafers between the boat and wafer carriers, a system for loading and unloading the wafer-carried boat into an ...

Hiroshi Shimizu: Radiant heating apparatus. Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Ziems Walter & Shannon, August 6, 1985: US04533820 (63 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a photoheating apparatus for heat-treating an object such as silicon semiconductor wafer in a flowing gas of a special composition. It comprises a container adapted to position the object therein, at least one part of the container being transparent, a heat-radiating lamp adapted ...

Tomohisa Shimazu: Heat treatment apparatus. Tokyo Electron, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, February 17, 1998: US05718574 (62 worldwide citation)

A substrate holding assembly for horizontally holding a substrate to be treated is provided in a heat treatment chamber of a heat treatment apparatus. The substrate holding assembly has an annular base, and a plurality of fixed support projections provided on the annular base, for holding the unders ...

Kraemer Friedrich, Mandel Jorn, Mayer Siegfried, Rohrig Klaus, Schulz Hans Peter, Weidenmuller Hilmar, Haverkamp Klaus Dieter, Motz Jurgen: Apparatus for accelerating metallurgical reactions. Rheinstahl Huttenwerke, Burgess Dinklage & Sprung, January 15, 1974: US3785632 (62 worldwide citation)

Apparatus including means for adjusting vertically the level of a mechanical stirring member with respect to the vertical level of a melt, e.g. the vertical level of the interface between the top surface of an iron melt and slagging or the like ingredients floating on such iron melt surface especial ...

Allen J Bourez: Load chamber with heater for a disk sputtering system. WD Media, March 19, 2013: US08399809 (61 worldwide citation)

A disk processing system having a plurality of processing chambers, a load chamber comprising a heater, and a disk transport system coupled to the plurality of processing chambers and the load chamber to transport a disk there among.

Jinliang Chen, Yew Ming Chiong: Load chamber with dual heaters. WD Media, January 15, 2013: US08354618 (61 worldwide citation)

A disk processing system with a load chamber having a stationary heater and a movable heater.

Yuji Ono, Katsuhiko Mihara: Treatment system including a plurality of treatment apparatus. Tokyo Electron Kabushiki, Tokyo Electron Tohoku Kabushiki Kaisha, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, June 18, 1996: US05527390 (61 worldwide citation)

A treatment system is disclosed, which has a treatment apparatus for performing a predetermined treatment for a planar workpiece contained in a carrier, and a first air-tight carrier storage chamber for storing the carrier. The treatment apparatus has an air-tight second carrier storage chamber. An ...

Seki Masahiko: Impeller replacing device for molten metal stirring equipment. Nippon Steel Corporation, Toren McGeady and Stanger, June 4, 1974: US3814400 (61 worldwide citation)

In a molten metal stirring equipment comprising a hood, a rotary shaft extending through the hood, an impeller attached to the end of the shaft by means of coupling and a molten metal vessel which is taken in and out below the hood, the impeller replacement device comprises a work floor provided on ...

Toshiaki Hasegawa, Susumu Mochida, Kiyoko Hoshino legal representative: Device and method for feeding fuel. Nippon Furnace Kogyo Kaisha, Dennison Schultz Dougherty & MacDonald, September 12, 2006: US07104784 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a fuel feeding apparatus and method for improving the controllability of mixing process and mixing ratio of fuel and combustion air, and a combustion system and method for effecting new combustion properties. The fuel feeding apparatus of the combustion system has fuel ...

Dennis Wassman, Gerald Loveless: Convectively-enhanced radiant heat oven. UltraVection International, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 14, 1997: US05676870 (59 worldwide citation)

A convectively-enhanced radiant heat oven includes an elongated cooking chamber with first and second ends positioned opposite each other. A removable holder is positioned in the chamber to hold food items for cooking. One or more heating devices are placed in the chamber to create radiant heat. An ...