4th Quarter Countdown

You have probably felt the energy shift with the temperatures falling, the change of retail stores displays, advertisements, etc….4th quarter is upon us and everything starts to hustle and bustle even more than usual. Today, our CEO , Steve Barcik Amstel is reaching out to you, our current and future clients about the end of […]

SEMI S2 – Documents Provided to User Part 2

Environmental impact is our responsibility from the micro to the macro, from how we live our day-to-day personal lives to how we operate the manufacturing facilities of our companies.  SEMI S2 includes these considerations and are part of the requirements for getting your product to market.   We are continuing our SEMI S2, SEMI S2-0818 […]

SEMI S2 – Documents Provided to User Part 1

This part of SEMI S2 outlines the documentation, drawings, manuals, and data you will need to provide to the purchaser of the equipment.  All the details they will need to install, operate, maintain, and decontaminate the systems at end of life.  These details also include all safety warnings and actions that they must take to […]

SEMI S2 – Evaluation Process Part 2

Documentation is a huge part of getting your equipment to market. Getting through the SEMI S2 evaluations is a part of the process and an evaluator will evaluate your equipment. Pulling together the documentation and requirements is going to be necessary and will make a big difference in the ease and completion of this part […]

SEMI S2 – Evaluation Process Part 1

As with most things in life, having an understanding of how things are done and what is expected will help determine the success and rate of success.  This definitely pertains to getting your product through SEMI S2, the safety guideline for semiconductor manufacturing equipment. and why our CEO, Steve Barcik Amstel  finds it imperative to lay […]

SEMI S2 – General Provisions

As part of our SEMI S2 Training, CEO Steve Barcik Amstel continues to break down the sections of SEMI S2 to help you and your teams to have a better understanding of how to have your equipment more widely accepted. Today, Steve talks about Section 7 – General Provisions.   (Link to video also available […]

SEMI S2 – Safety Philosophy

In the Semiconductor Industry there are definitely some best practices and many of them stemmed from the SEMI S2 Standard. Our CEO, Steve Barcik Amstel has dedicated many years to help make things simpler, easier, safer and more practical on the path to compliance working with the SEMI S2 Standard.   (Link to video also […]

SEMI S2 – Setting Up The Standard

Equipment suppliers often find SEMI S2 difficult and contradictory, however they do have to complete the evaluation and have equipment that is found conforming to SEMI S2, SEMI S8, SEMI S14 and other related standards in order to sell their equipment to major customers.  Figuring out how to design the equipment to SEMI S2, design […]

SEMI S2 – What are the costs?

Let’s get real and down to the bottom line.  What does it cost to have a SEMI S2 evaluation?  Many in the industry are hesitant to divulge this information and at the end of the day…it’s what you will need to know to budget, allocate and ultimately pay to get your equipment evaluated. High Tech […]

SEMI S2 – Timeline

Getting your product to market requires many steps and being able to properly plan/schedule your team is critical. High Tech Design Safety is here to help you with your SEMI S2 needs and today CEO, Steve Barcik Amstel provides you with a timeline of what you can expect going through the SEMI S2 evaluation process. […]