Vacuum Pump Service, Part 1 – Does it have to be a headache?

Lab vacuum pumps are exposed to all kinds of challenging substances: acid vapors, organic solvent vapors, water, particulates. It’s not surprising that a product designed to create suction would have to contend with all of these materials, but does it have to be such a headache? The answer is “No,” and you can greatly reduce…

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Picking The Controller That Meets A Lab’s Needs

Vacuum pumps play a role in many lab applications, and sometimes it helps to automatically control this piece of equipment. “Any application where someone is trying to separate components of a mixture in a precise and repeatable way is a good candidate for an automatically controlled pump,” says Scott Leahy, director of technical marketing at…

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VACUUBRAND’s VACUU•LAN® Local Vacuum Networks

Modular vacuum networks provide stable vacuum at up to 20 bench turrets, fume hoods, and biosafety cabinets from a single compact, quiet, oil-free vacuum pump. VACUU•LAN® networks can provide much deeper vacuum than that from central systems, and prevent sudden pressure dips or spikes. The approach eliminates lab-to-lab cross-contamination through vacuum lines, and the multi-user networks…

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