Woburn, MA, December 04, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Union Etchants Inc. (UEI), a leader in “greener alternative” iodine-based gold etching solutions and gold recovery products used in the manufacturing of semiconductor, RF, microelectronics, wireless and medical devices, has announced that it has been awarded Patent US 2007/0217976 A1, “Recovery of Gold from Potassium Iodide-Iodine Etching Solution.”
Semiconductor, RF, microelectronics, wireless, and implantable medical device manufacturers currently use UEI’s AU1 Gold Conductor Etchant, which is cyanide-free and retains more gold in solution.
The newly patented GOLDOUT™ product recovers (as a precipitate) >99% gold from spent etchant right at the manufacturing site for controlled assaying.
Video & Demo Kit - A GoldEx™ demonstration kit, to try both the etching and recovery process on site, is also available.
For photos or inquiries, contact UEI: Tel. (781) 935-8878; Fax (781) 932-8284; Media Inquiries: Union_Etchants@verizon.net
About Union Etchants International, Woburn, MA, 01801, USA.
UEI, since 1979, has manufactured environmentally-friendly specialty chemicals used in the process of photo-etching thin film for microelectronic, RF, wireless and semiconductor applications, chemical milling micro-components, and other reliability-sensitive applications.
UEI's customer list includes some of the leading international semiconductor, wireless and electronics firms. UEI’s products are batch-controlled and are shipped in sizes to meet customer requirements worldwide. All packages are UN-approved and certified.