It’s Time to Get a New Vacuum Pump….

It’s Time to Get a New Vacuum Pump….When Your Pump Is Older than you are How old is the oldest vacuum pump in your lab? 15 years? 25 years? 35 years? Sure it’s still working, even if it has had to be rebuilt a few times. Congratulations for keeping that old pump alive for all…

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Control cross-contamination through lab vacuum lines

When you’re applying vacuum to an application in your lab, it can be easy to forget what’s going on behind the scenes. With a central vacuum system, every vacuum line serving your lab sucks gases, vapors and maybe even bio-aerosols into a common conduit. Once there, they mix with the emissions from other vacuum applications.…

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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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Vacuum….it’s Everywhere: Vacuum Apple Harvester

Agricultural labor shortages and the drive for ever-higher productivity to control costs and keep prices low is driving the development of apple harvesters that rely on vacuum systems. These systems have been under development for several years, with promised introduction in 2018. Will this be the year that vacuum-driven automation reaches the orchards? Equipment developers…

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VACUU·SELECT Controller

The new VACUU·SELECT® controller brings a modern, touch-screen interface to lab vacuum applications. Scientists find the controller easy-to-use with intuitive navigation, much like their smartphones. Since the VACUU·SELECT® controller comes preloaded with common laboratory vacuum applications, users are able to get started in a matter of moments. To begin work using a rotary evaporator or…

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Sustainable Vacuum System at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame’s new McCourtney Hall of Molecular Science and Engineering is a research facility built around the University’s vision of multi-disciplinary “research neighborhoods,” which would co-locate scientists with overlapping interests.  Completed in 2016, McCourtney Hall is a 219,500 GSF building, with 100,000 ASF of open lab and team spaces.  Some of the…

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