In the beginning, GCA had some of the original track systems developed for the industry after they acquired IMS and made it a division at the same level as the photo repeater. Steppers were still in the future and no track system was equipped with software and hardware hooks so as to interface with the aligner. The pieces just stood alone, often in their own sealed room —a prebake here, a postbake over there, while the spinner sat in the middle, which was just as good as it spewed resist everywhere, gumming up the works and all around it. So when this system emerged, about the same time as competitive systems from others, it was a substantial improvement, though gummy resist remained the perpetual problem.
The system was a success and inspired others to engage the market, but back then GCA was truly King of the Mountain.Click Here for Product Brochure & Specifications
- Key Contributors: Art Lasch
- Industry code: 1433.0
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