York College of Pennsylvania: Expanding its Science Program with VACUU•LAN® local vacuum networks

York College of Pennsylvania was facing a challenge. The college was expanding its science program to serve more nursing, pharmaceutical technology and forensic chemistry students. The expanding lab curriculum had to serve 160 general chemistry students, as well as organic chemistry classes, with lab sections that included as many as 20 students at a time.…

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The 7 Golden Rules of Vacuum Pump Maintenance

Problem: Vacuum pumps are laboratory workhorses, providing the conditions needed to run many lab applications. Unfortunately, pumps are also exposed to acid or organic chemical vapors that can cause some real maintenance issues. Particularly with oil-sealed, rotary vane pumps, the exposure of the oil to the chemical vapors can cause the oil to become corrosive,…

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Top 5 tips for purchasing a Vacuum Pump

Vacuum pumps are used throughout research labs for a variety of applications. Because of this broad array of uses, finding the pump best suited to your needs can be a challenge. Following these 5 tips will help you find the right pump to support your work and meet your budget. Consider your application: Make sure…

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PC 3001 VARIO® Select

The new, easy-to-use VACUU·SELECT® controller features an application-based touch-screen interface that covers all common lab vacuum processes. Use the preloaded applications or create your own with the drag-and-drop editor. – Integrated into the PC 3001 VARIO® select pump, you can run fully automated evaporations at the touch of a button. The VACUU·SELECT controller continuously detects…

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Vacuubrand’s New Mini Catalog

The New! VACUUBRAND, Inc. mini catalog is now available! Need a hard copy or PDF version for your lab? Request one here or call us at 888-882-6730 to have one sent out to you. Still need help finding the right vacuum pump? Visit our Vacuum Pump Selection Guide.

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