Veeco Expands Test Line
"With this tool manufacturers can automate their current manual inspection and sorting of DWDM filters, which speeds up production ramps and drives down component costs," said Lloyd LaComb, Vice President and General Manager of Veeco Metrology Group. "Lower component costs are essential to DWDM's entrance into metro applications. Current manual inspection has proven too time-consuming to provide cost-effective process control. As compared to manual test stations, the Automated Filter Test and Sort system increases throughput by an order of magnitude. The is the only tool available with the speed, reliability and damage-free handling to support full-volume filter manufacturing."