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Advancements in Vacuum Pump Technology for Space Exploration

In the vast expanse of space exploration, precision and reliability are paramount. From propulsion systems to scientific instrumentation, every component must meet stringent standards. Among these critical technologies, vacuum pumps stand as indispensable tools, enabling crucial processes and upholding the integrity of spacecraft operations.As we delve into the advancements in vacuum pump technology, we uncover … Read more

Neon Lights Up with Vacuum

Neon Lights Up with Vacuum

To anyone who lived through the 1980s, the word “neon” may conjure up images of over-the-top fashion. However, to the rest of us, neon—the tenth element on the periodic table—is an amazing substance that is incredibly useful in a wide variety of fields. One of the most commonly recognized uses of neon is, of course, … Read more

The Healing Power of Vacuum

Injured Player in a Vacuum Splint

Sports Medicine uses Vacuum Pumps to Stabilize and Heal Would you believe that watching your favorite sports team may require vacuum? It’s true! Vacuum plays an important role in many aspects of sports medicine from triage, to physical therapy, to sports massage. Using Vacuum Pumps to Triage Injuries A serious sports injury during a game … Read more

3 Ways in Which Vacuum Pump Technology Reduces Food Waste and Enhances Food Packing

3 Ways in Which Vacuum Pump Technology Reduces Food Waste and Enhances Food Packing

Food waste is at an alarmingly high rate. According to the Food and Drug Administration, between 30 and 40 percent of America’s food supply is lost or wasted yearly. An NGO called Waste & Resources Action Program has calculated that each year in the United Kingdom 6.6 million tons of food are wasted.Vacuum technology is … Read more

How Rotary Vane Vacuum Pumps Work

Rotary Vane Pump Diagram

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 … Read more

3 Secret Applications for Vacuum Pumps

3 Secret Applications for Vacuum Pumps

We are all familiar with the main commercial uses of Vacuum Pumps. But you may not know about some of the niche markets where vacuum pumps do some very cool and unique stuff.  Law enforcement, cell phone manufacturers and the sports industry all rely on vacuum to help them solve some of their toughest problems.Law Enforcement: … Read more