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Questions to Ask Before Buying a Vacuum Pump

#1: What is the application?  There are MANY different types of vacuum pumps and not all pumps can be used in the same industries. This is why it’s important to understand your ultimate needs when it comes to purchasing a vacuum pump. Different applications call for different types of equipment. before you purchase your vacuum …

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7 Benefits of Using Oilless Vacuum Pumps

Oil-Free Vac Pumps Provide Quiet Operation Most vacuum pumps using oils can make maintenance a difficult experience. The hassle of waste oil disposal and the smell of odors can put off anyone using the vacuum pump. Oilless vacuum pumps, also known as dry vacuum pumps, have become a popular alternative for mess-free and easy cleanup. Some benefits into owning …

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How Rotary Vane Vacuum Pumps Work

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A Rotary Vane Vacuum Pump is a positive-displacement pump that consists of both housing and vanes. Those vanes are strategically mounted onto a rotor, which then rotates inside of a circular casing.  The center of the circular casings are offset which causes eccentricity. This is the distance between the centers of two cylindrical objects one …

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Helium Leak Detection Saves the Day…and the Vacuum Pump

Helium leak detection is vital to ensuring the effectiveness and safety of any vacuum pump. Without highly-advanced helium leak detectors, we would have to use less effective methods of leak detection and potentially compromise the safety and integrity of all our vacuum applications. Although leak detection technology is widely used, it isn’t always appreciated for …

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Repair Your Vacuum Pump Now During the Holidays

This time of year is a great time to repair your vacuum pump or helium leak detector.  In general, it’s slower and quieter around the office, which makes it the perfect time to get your vacuum equipment in prime condition for the coming year. Some other reasons to repair your pump now are: Production shuts …

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Want to Survive the Holidays? Use Vacuum!

The holidays can be stressful for all of us. Family, presents, cooking, decorating—they can all easily become overwhelming. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to ease the burden, and vacuum pumps and these vacuum applications can help! Check out these vacuum-inspired holiday tips. 1) Give the gift of vacuum There are several very …

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What Astronauts Eat for Christmas Dinner (And How they Cook It)

Astronauts on the International Space Station have been celebrating Christmas and the winter holidays each year since 2000. Eating in space has its own special set of challenges due to the low gravity environment. Preparing Meals in Space The majority of the food sent up to the space station has been dehydrated and vacuum-packed for …

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