Discontinued Support Notice: PB6, G500 and LabCoat Systems

by YES Marketing, November 19, 2020

In light of current economic uncertainties, Yield Engineering Systems will streamline its lab system product lines and make the difficult decision to phase out support for the following products:

  • YES-PB6, Laminar Flow High Temperature (up to 450°C) Vacuum Cure Oven
  • YES-G500, YES-G500 Plasma Cleaning System
  • YES-LabCoat, Silane Vapor Deposition System

Current owners of any impacted systems are eligible to receive exclusive discounts on new YES equipment with the latest hardware and software innovation from YES. Visit our website to explore our full catalog of equipment, services, and solutions.

The last day to order affected products will be Dec. 30, 2020.

  • Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions and date
  • Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this notification and the suggested replacement product part numbers.

Table 1: End of Life Milestones

Milestone Definition Date
End-of-Life (EOL) Notification Date The date the document that announces the last time buy and end-of-life of a product is distributed to the general public. Oct 30, 2020
Last Time Buy (LTB) Date The last date to order the product. The product is no longer for sale after this date. Dec 31, 2020
Last Ship Date The last possible ship date that can be requested. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time. Mar 31, 2021
End of Service (EoS) Contract Renewal Date The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. After system warranty expiry


Table 2: EoL’d Product PNs and Replacement Product PNs

EOL Products Replacement Products

Laminar Flow High Temperature (up to 450°C) Vacuum Cure Oven

PN:  900-5667-xxx


Laminar Flow High Temperature (up to 450°C) Vacuum Cure Oven

PN: 900-2727-xxx


Plasma Cleaning System

PN:  900-5500-xxx


Plasma Cleaning System

PN:  900-5217-xxx


Silane Vapor Deposition System

PN: 900-12450-xxx


Silane Vapor Deposition System with Plasma including the following features.

PN: 900-10580-xxx


Thank you for your support and continued partnership with Yield Engineering Systems. Please contact us with any questions or speak to your local YES Global Center for Customer Development.