Vacuum…it’s Everywhere: Urban Climbing

Recently, several climbers have harnessed the power of vacuum to scale massive skyscrapers. Although we might not always realize it, vacuum plays a role in countless aspects of our everyday lives. In this series, we take a closer look at just how much we rely on vacuum, from the way we breathe to our bicycle…

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Vacuum Pump Service, Part 3 – Interval training

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? In prior blog entries (Vacuum Pump Service, Parts 1…

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Chemistry-HYBRID vacuum pumps, combining rotary vane and diaphragm technology, provide deep vacuum levels with greatly reduced service.

Vacuum Pump Service, Part 2 – Protecting your pump

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.” In our previous blog entry…

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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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VacuuRhyme

Do you need a vacuum pump, sir? How ‘bout one that doesn’t bump, sir? VARIO® from VACUUBRAND Doesn’t need a guiding hand. We’ve got many other choices That respond when users’ voices Shout “I want that vacuum quiet!” “Put that footprint on a diet!” “Make it chemical resistant!” (The scientists are so insistent!) Flow-paths made…

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VacuuRhyme

Do you need a vacuum pump, sir? How ‘bout one that doesn’t bump, sir? VARIO® from VACUUBRAND Doesn’t need a guiding hand. We’ve got many other choices That respond when users’ voices Shout “I want that vacuum quiet!” “Put that footprint on a diet!” “Make it chemical resistant!” (The scientists are so insistent!) Flow-paths made…

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Finding Your Perfect Match

Finding “Your Perfect Match” The easiest way to find the right vacuum pump! Vacuum is a very commonly used technology in the laboratory especially in chemistry, pharmacy, medicine, and physics, where vacuum is required for many applications in production or analytical processes. The new online tool from VACUUBRAND – the “Vacuum Pump Selection Guide” now makes…

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VacuuRhyme

Do you need a vacuum pump, sir? How ‘bout one that doesn’t bump, sir? VARIO® from VACUUBRAND Doesn’t need a guiding hand. We’ve got many other choices That respond when users’ voices Shout “I want that vacuum quiet!” “Put that footprint on a diet!” “Make it chemical resistant!” (The scientists are so insistent!) Flow-paths made…

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