Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market: Introduction
- The term heat treatment includes various controlled processes used to change the physical and chemical properties of a material
- Heat treatment furnaces are used to carry out these controlled processes, which involve extreme heating or cooling in order to achieve the desired reaction
- The semiconductor manufacturing process majorly includes heat treatment of silicon wafers in a heating furnace, called diffusion or oxidation furnace, for oxidation and CVD purposes
- In annealing, heat treatment furnaces is expected to use different maximum temperatures and cooling rates depending on the application and the required reaction
- In quenching, heat treatment furnaces cool materials at a rapid pace in order to produce the desired results
- In tempering, heat treatment furnaces would help to reduce the brittleness of material and remove any stresses caused by quenching
- Semiconductor heat treatment furnace are utilized in production of flat panel displays (FPD), semiconductors, Sic power semiconductors, PV (Photovoltaic), vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs), MEMS, etc.
Rising Demand for Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace in automotive Industries
- Based on end-use industry, the market can be segmented into automotive, consumer electronics, healthcare, aerospace and defense, chemicals, manufacturing, industrial, and others
- The automotive segment of the global semiconductor heat treatment furnace market is estimated to expand at a rapid pace during the forecast period due to an increase in use of semiconductor heat treatment furnace as numerous manufacturers are producing electrical vehicles
- The heat treatment for various components and parts of automobiles can improve durability and mechanical strength and improve the performance of automobiles. This drives the semiconductor heat treatment furnace market.
- Semiconductor heat treatment furnaces also offer numerous benefits such as user-friendly operation, thyristorized power control, temperature uniformity, longer element life, robust structure, etc.
- Increase in demand for heat treated products due to high physical strength, excellent wear & impact resistance, and machinability is estimated to offer significant opportunities, which in turn is anticipated to drive the market
Asia Pacific to Lead Global Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market
- In terms of region, the global semiconductor heat treatment furnace market can be divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa
- Increase in population and disposable income in several emerging markets is highlighted through an increase in sales of automotive in Asia Pacific. Innovation in technologies is expected to further increase the demand for semiconductor heat treatment furnace.
- Industrial activity in Asia Pacific has increased significantly, driven by various policies announced by governments of various countries in order to further develop and strengthen manufacturing activities in their respective countries
- The semiconductor heat treatment furnace market in Asia Pacific is projected to expand at a high growth rate due to the presence of major players in the region and increased competition among them. The market in North America is likely to expand at a steady pace during the forecast period owing to less competition in the market.
Key Players Operating in Global Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market
Major players operating in global semiconductor heat treatment furnace market are focusing on technological advancements and expansions to cater to the rising demand for semiconductor heat treatment furnace market. Moreover, manufacturers are undertaking mergers and acquisitions for the development of innovative and advanced technologies.
Key players operating in the global semiconductor heat treatment furnace market include:
- Koyo Thermo Systems Co., Ltd.
- Applied Materials, Inc.
- Tokyo Electron Ltd.
- Hitachi Metals, Ltd
- NAURA Vacuum Technology Co., Ltd.
- Changzhou Changyao Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.
- Gadda Industrie Srl
- JR Furnace & Ovens (P) Ltd
- Entec Industrial Furnaces Pvt. Ltd
Global Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market: Research Scope
Global Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market, by Furnace Type
- Vertical Furnace
- Horizontal Furnace
- Others (Lamp Annealing System, Large Bore Vertical Furnace etc.)
Global Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market, by Processes
- Others (Tempering, Selective Heat Treating, etc.)
Global Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market, by Application
- Flat panel displays (FPD)
- Sic Power Semiconductor
- PV (Photovoltaic)
- Others (vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL), MEMS, etc.)
Global Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market, by End-use Industry
- Aerospace and Defense
- Consumer Electronic
- Others (Chemicals, Manufacturing etc.)
Global Semiconductor Heat Treatment Furnace Market, by Region
- North America
- Rest of North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- South America
- Rest of South America
- Middle East & Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
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