SEMI International Standards
SEMI New Activity Report Form (SNARF)



Activity Number: 5442
SNARF for: Reapproval of SEMI M74-1108, Specification for 450 mm Diameter Mechanical Handling Polished Wafers


Originating Global Technical Committee: Silicon Wafer
Originating Technical Committee Region: North America
Task Force in which work is to be carried out: International 450 mm Wafer Task Force


1. Rationale: 5 year review as required by SEMI Regulations
Rate the Estimated Effect on the Industry
4: Slight effect or effect not determinable

Rate the Estimated Technical Difficulty of the Activity
I: No Difficulty - Proven concepts and techniques exist or quick agreement anticipated

2. Scope:
a: Define the areas to be covered or addressed by this activity or document:
Reapproval of a Standard/Guideline

3. Projected Timetable for Completion:
a: General Milestones
a. Activity Start: 07/01/2012b. 1st Draft by: 08/01/2012
c. Preballot by: d. Technical Ballot by: 08/01/2012
e. Committee Approval By:12/01/2012




Safety Considerations:
The resulting document is expected NOT to be a Safety Guideline


Intellectual Property Considerations:
a. In complying with the standard or safety guideline to be developed, the use of patented technology or a copyrighted item(s) is NOT required
b. The body of the standard and any appendices or related information sections will NOT include copyrighted material

Comments, Special Circumstances: None.

Approval: Activity approved by Committee/GCS on July 10, 2012