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Vacuum Pumps: An Introduction to their Operation and Maintenance


Course:
Vacuum Pumps: An Introduction to their Operation and Maintenance

Course Objectives

  • Learn about the types of commercially available vacuum pumps and their performance specifications.
  • Learn how each pump works and what maintenance is required.
  • Understand how to select a pump or pumps for a given application.

Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive description of all vacuum pumps currently used in industry, research and development. Roughing, high and ultrahigh vacuum pumps will be described. The two primary pumping mechanisms, throughput and capture, will be explained. Criteria for selecting pumps will be examined and performance specifications illustrated to assist the user in designing and operating pumping systems. A complete listing of commercially available pumps will be provided.

Online Costs:
$350 – AVS Platinum Member
$400 – AVS Gold/Silver Member
$400 – Non-Member
$200 – Full Time Student

Course Materials

Course Notes

Course Cost: $690

Who should attend?

Technicians, engineers, sales/marketing people, and scientists who desire a comprehensive, one day course on vacuum pumps.

Instructors

Tim Gessert
Managing Member, Gessert Consulting, LLC