Monthly Archives: January 2018


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 the [...]

2019-04-18T14:30:01-04:00January 30th, 2018|Vacuum Pumps & Controllers|

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 [...]

2019-04-18T14:47:33-04:00January 25th, 2018|Vacuum Pumps & Controllers|

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 [...]

2019-04-18T14:53:51-04:00January 19th, 2018|Local Vacuum Networks|