The order for polysilicon production equipment and technology includes SDR 400 reactors, hydrochlorination, filament and product processing equipment.

The equipment will be installed in Powertec’s new polysilicon facility which is expected to begin production in next year.

GT Solar said the order includes in the company’s backlog for its current first quarter FY12, which ends on 2 July 2011.

The SDR 400 CVD reactor has the capability of producing over 400 metric tons annually of polysilicon.

GT Solar is a provider of polysilicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets.