Home Services Research and Development COVERexpress WHEN YOU NEED HERMETIC LIDS & SOLDER PREFORMS IN A SHORT LEADTIME! To keep pace with rapidly changing technology, engineers need durable and reliable packaging materials quickly. Materion can supply Combo-Lids™, lids, and solder preforms within half the standard lead-time through our COVERexpress™ service. Faster delivery can accelerate projects and decrease time to the market. EXPANDED LIST OF PRODUCTS & SERVICES AVAILABLE COVERexpress™ now includes the following products & services: Etch Lid™ for seam sealing Visi-Lid™ for optical devices Anti-Reflective (AR) coated widows with solder attached AR coated windows attached to etch lid for seam sealing Non-magnetic lids for magnetic sensitive devices: Ceramic Combo-Lids™ Molybdenum Combo-Lids™ Glass based Combo-Lids™ CuW and AlSiC Combo-Lids™ Tack welding of solders onto lids or flanges Getter attachment onto lids to contain outgassing issue Complex shapes of AuSn & soft solder preforms Palladium plated Combo-lids™ Low temperature Combo-Lids™ Selective plated Combo-Lids™ Micro size AuSn preforms, strips and preforms Low melting temperature preforms and soft solders COVERExpress ADVANTAGES Our new service provides is beneficial for customers who require smaller production quantities for R&D projects as well as a shorter delivery time for product feasibility studies. COVERexpress™ eliminates the requirement to fabricate hard tools. Instead, it employs a soft tool which is constructed to swiftly produce complex designs or micro-sized products. More Customer Benefits: Tooled for over 8,000 preforms in a variety of shapes, sizes, materials & configurations Customizable lid designs manufactured to your specific requirements High purity materials for extremely effective seal rings for excellent soldering performance Gold-tin alloys form hermetic seals without any flux Non-precious and lead-free solders available Edge metallization on ceramic lids provide uniform fillet formation Applications engineers offer product development assistance and trouble shooting Preform tack welding for both metal and ceramic products Materion is the industry’s microelectronic packaging cover lid innovator! We offer lids for every application. Contact us and see how we can help with your lid challenge.