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Cold Plasma Technology

General Information

Today, the use of plasma as a key and interdisciplinary technology has become a modern technical standard in many industries and one that is experiencing dynamic expansion. Applications range from a few watts to more than 1000 watts and cover all industries.

With the CeraPlas® element – a piezo-based plasma generator in a single component – TDK has developed an innovative new cold plasma source (ozonizer, ionizer) that is especially suited for use in low power applications and minimum space. The cold plasma (<50 °C) ignites in the ambient air or in external gases. Its light and compact size enables handheld devices, even battery-driven ones.

Our product portfolio comprises several types of CeraPlas elements, supporting tools for your development, as well as the ready-to-use piezobrush® products. Later ones are the ideal fit in your production for subsequent processes benefiting from high surface energy like gluing, printing, coating and superfine cleaning. 

More powerful plasma systems are supported by relyon plasma, a subsidiary of TDK Electronics, specialized in the design of complete plasma systems using either PPD (Piezoelectric Direct Discharge based on CeraPlas) or its proprietary PAA (Pulsed Atmospheric Arc) technology. Together we can offer versatile solutions for plasma applications like customized modules for your application's unique requirements.


Plasma Devices from TDK

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Series/Type

Features

Description

Part No. Lists and Datasheet

 Piezobrush PZ3 Professional

piezobrush

PZ3

Professional set

piezobrush PZ3 professional set: 
Handheld device (plasma generator), module "Standard",  module "Nearfield", plug‐in power supply, accessories
B54324D5120A140

Operating Instructions for Handheld Device

 Piezobrush PZ3 Standard

piezobrush

PZ3

Standard

piezobrush PZ3 module "Standard"

B54321P5100A020
 Evaluation Kit


CeraPlas element

F series + HF series

Evaluation Kit

Evaluation kit for CeraPlas elements: Driver circuit, CeraPlas elements HF series and F series with package modified for driver circuit, accessories

Z63000Z2910Z 1Z69
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CeraPlas element

HF series

Explore Kit

Enhanced prototype demonstrator of Cold Plasma technology using the evaluation kit as a base: Control unit with CeraPlas elements HF series with package, container, filter extension, accessories

Z63000Z2910Z 1Z72
 CeraPlas F element

CeraPlas element

F series

Wired Component

Piezoelectric based cold plasma generator for PDD and DBD application in industrial/medical industry, activation area typ. 400 mm2 Z63000Z2910Z 1Z66
 CeraPlas F packaged

CeraPlas element

F series

Packaged Component

Piezoelectric based cold plasma generator for PDD and DBD application in industrial/medical industry, activation area typ. 400 mm2 Z63000Z2910Z 1Z68
 CeraPlas HF element

CeraPlas element

HF series

Wired Component

Piezoelectric based cold plasma generator for PDD application in medical/consumer industry, activation area typ. 200 mm2 Z63000Z2910Z 1Z67
 CeraPlas HF packaged

CeraPlas element

HF series

Packaged Component

Piezoelectric based cold plasma generator for PDD application in medical/consumer industry, activation area typ. 200 mm2 Z63000Z2910Z 1Z60

PDD® - Piezoelectric Direct Discharge
DBD - Dielectric Barrier Discharge


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Presentation piezobrush PZ3

  • piezobrush® PZ3 – a handy plasma source
  • Device overview and details
  • piezobrush® PZ2 VS piezobrush® PZ3
  • piezobrush® PZ3 modules
  • Behind the scenes
  • Bonding improvement with cold plasma - a best practice example
  • Wire bonding improvement with cold plasma
  • Improvements with cold plasma on pressure sensitive tapes (PST)
  • Cold plasma in medical market
  • piezobrush® PZ3 professional set
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Further Downloads piezobrush PZ3

 Piezobrush PP

Product Profile

  • Fields of application
  • Use cases
  • Typical materials
  • Technical data
PDF - 1.4 MB Download
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Operating Instructions for Handheld Device

PDF - 1.1 MB Download

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